Sweet Pastries

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Step-by-step: cinnamon pecan Danish pastries

Sticky, delicious and moreish, bake these easy Danish pastries treats by AO Life at home... bound to be a hit with the family!

Easy mince pies

There's nothing quite like homemade mince pies at Christmas time... And we've got just the recipe…

mini chai canelés

Mini chai canelés

Try this mini chai canelés recipe – delicious little pastries with a soft tender custard centre and…

Chocolate and Raspberry Eclairs from Le…

Fresh and fruitful – the art of summer baking with Le Cordon Bleu London. A recipe for chocolate and…

Strawberry Profiteroles

A perfect recipe for afternoon tea, make some delightful strawberry profiteroles... Always a popular…

Raspberry white chocolate éclairs

Raspberry white chocolate éclairs recipe by Clarence Court Eggs. A lovely tea time treat... bake…

Toffee apple pasties

Toffee apple pasties recipe by Tala. Comforting any time of year, these toffee apple pasties are…

Roasted cherry and vanilla mousse…

This adaptation of a French classic dessert, cherry and vanilla mousse millefeuille, is a…

Custard Eclairs

No afternoon tea is complete without an eclair, and these custard eclairs smothered in sweet, white…

Spicy plum galette with frangipane

Spiced plum? Check. Delicious pastry? Check. Frangipane? Check, check, check!

Sicilian cannoli with almond ricotta filling

The gorgeous flavours in these Sicilian cannoli will completely blow you away! The almond ricotta…

Raspberry croissant

Come and try a fruity twist on the beloved breakfast treat - you won't regret trying these delicious…

Wild Strawberry Profiteroles

These profiteroles are fun, fruity and family-friendly! For added wild vibes, visit your local…

Raspberry and strawberry profiteroles

Everyone loves profiteroles but why not try adding a little summery fruity freshness with sliced…

Poppy Seed Danish Recipe

A delicious take on the classic danish pastry, the addition of poppy seeds adds a lovely subtle…

How to... make Sablé Pastry

Le Cordon Bleu London shows us how to recreate this melt-in-the-mouth French pastry at home with…

Express Egg and Dairy-free Croissants

These express egg and dairy free croissants are tasty, flaky and melt in the mouth! Perfect for a…

Luxury Chocolate Eclairs with Vanilla Bean…

Luxury Chocolate Éclairs are very easy to make too, don’t be put off by the choux pastry. Making…

Chocolatey Iced Choux Buns

These beautifully rich and creamy Iced Choux Buns by Dr. Oetker will satisfy any guest at your next…

Lemon Curd and Pistachio Pinwheels

This lovely lemon curd and pistachio pinwheel recipe has it all: buttery pastry, zesty lemon and…

Homemade Rough Puff Pastry Eccles Cakes

Eccles cakes are a timeless classic, and homemade taste even better! We guarantee that these little…

Canelés de Bordeaux

Canelés de Bordeaux, flavoured with fragrant vanilla and sweet rum. The wonderful caramelised crust…

Cherry Bakewell Sweethearts

It's cherry bakewell as you've never seen it before! Delicious buttery shortcrust pastry, filled…

Baklava

Our favourite filo bake; pistachios, hazelnuts and honey with rich butter flavours. Be…

Irish Cream and Chocolate Puff Pastry Squares

The scrumptiousIrish cream and chocolate puff pastry squares filled with chocolate cream are given a…

Pain au Chocolat

Pain au Chocolate is the ultimate breakfast indulgence, with it's light, flaky golden pastry, filled…

Dobos Torte

The Dobos Torte is named after the well-known Hungarian confectioner, József C. Dobos who invented…

Hazelnut and Medjool Date Chelsea Buns

The original Chelsea Bun was made at The Bun House, Chelsea, hence its name. These Chelsea buns are…

Puff Pastry Wands

Kids will love baking and decorating these fun puff pastry wands which are sprinkled with sugar to…

Chocolate Caramel Choux Bites

These delicious choux bites are profiteroles like you've never seen them before! Covered in white…

Mincemeat Slices

Buttery pastry filled with mincemeat and topped with a crunchy glaze, these mincemeat slices are…

Polenta Pastry Mince Pies with a Pecan…

For mince pies with a difference try this recipe with a crumbly, textured pastry and a delicious…

Raspberry and Peach Mille Feuille

Layers of fresh fruit and vanilla cream nestled between layers of crisp pastry... who can resist…

Vanilla and Chocolate Tuiles

These tuiles look fantastic and the thin and crispy cones combined with the fluffy vanilla cream…

Croquembouche

Tres chic! This stunning croquembouche centrepiece is much easier than its elegance would suggest.…

Pecan and Caramel Tassies

These delicious bite-size tarts are bursting with nuts and flavour – just what you need for pudding…