Keep warm this winter with this collection of rich, delicious desserts perfect for a cosy night indoors. From classic self-saucing puddings to sweet fruit crumbles and all things cinnamon spiced, there is sure to be a recipe here for everyone to indulge a little before the cooler weather is over.
I cannot think of anything better than getting comfortable on the couch with a blanket, some woolly socks and a bowl of warm pudding and vanilla ice cream. There is something so relaxing and indulgent about enjoying rich dessert in the winter, and so I wanted to take a moment to celebrate the best recipes.
Nothing says self-care like enjoying an end to the evening with a hot chocolate pudding, or a drizzle of caramel sauce. So what will you make first?
1. Vegan Sticky Date Pudding with Caramel Sauce
An absolute classic recipe but without the eggs and dairy! It’s rich, sticky and sweet and super easy to make, no wonder it’s one of the most popular recipes on my site year after year.
2. Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding
Flashbacks to my childhood come flooding in when I make this classic pudding. It’s one of the easiest desserts to make and is a total crowd pleaser.
3. Easy Cinnamon Tea Cake
Best served while still warm with a cup of tea.
4. Chocolate Lava Cakes
Rich, little cakes full of molten chocolate that oozes out when you break them apart. Nothing else quite compares!
5. Chocolate Torte (Gluten-Free)
A rich yet light, chocolatey cake that is completely gluten free.
6. Strawberry Crumble
One of my favourite desserts of all time, made with perfectly sweet QLD winter season strawberries.
7. Baked Cinnamon Sugar Doughnuts
Anything coated in cinnamon sugar is sure to get devoured and these doughnuts are no exception. Enjoy them for afternoon tea with a coffee, or warm with ice cream for dessert.
8. Lazy Apple Turnovers
Just like apple pie but without the effort. These are one of my all time favourite quick and cosy desserts.
9. Mini Pavlovas
Pile your mini meringue high with in season winter fruit to add a touch of warmer weather memories to your cooler days.
10. Chai Spiced Tea Cake
On winter days there is nothing better than a warm cup of chai, except when that tea is accompanied by a slice of this cake!
11. Apple & Pear Crumble by A Baking Journey
The perfectly sweet combination of apples and pears combined with a crunchy, spiced topping make this crumble the perfect way to end your winter evening.
12. Lemon Delicious Pudding by Bake Play Smile
Another classic pudding recipe for when you want something warm and cosy but need a break from the chocolate.
13. Hot Chocolate Mug Cake by The Cooking Collective
Don’t have much time but still don’t want to miss out on dessert? This mug cake has you covered in just 2 minutes!
14. Brandied Oranges
Although it’s a cold dessert the brandy warms you nicely and is perfect with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream.
15. Butterscotch Self-Saucing Pudding by Bake Play Smile
A soft and fluffy pudding with a rich butterscotch sauce make this easy dessert an all time winter favourite.
16. Almond and Pear Cake by A Baking Journey
The perfect end to a dinner party comes with the serving of this gluten free cake.
17. Poached Pears in Red Wine and Spices
This impressive and warming recipe is the perfect way to use up those pears you bought and don’t know what to do with.
So there you have it, 17 of the best winter warmer desserts! What’s your favourite?
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