Decadent desserts

Chocolate mousse.
Rich and luscious ... Caroline Velik's chocolate mousse.

End your next dinner party on a high note with these dessert recipes.

 

Recipes

Neil Perry's passionfruit bavarois.

Neil Perry's passionfruit bavarois sponge

  • 2 hrs +
  • Difficult

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (5)
Dan Lepard recipe
Chocolate date layer cake

Photograph by William Meppem
Styling and food prep by Hannah Meppem

Chocolate-date layer cake with peanut butter chocolate ganache

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Dan Lepard

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (31)
Orange and Gran Marnier custard.

Orange and Grand Marnier custard

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (6)
Apple, carrot and macadamia cake.

Carrot, almond and macadamia cake

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (12)
Roasted strawberries with liquorice cream.

Roasted strawberries with liquorice cream

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Adam Liaw

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (7)
Apple Brandy Syrup cake

Apple brandy syrup cake

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Dan Lepard

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (8)
Chocolate cake wioth ganache.

Chocolate cake with ganache

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (5)
Goat's milk cheesecake with poached rhubarb.

Goat’s milk cheesecake with poached rhubarb

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Frank Camorra

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Soft chocolate, coconut jelly and hazlenut macaroon.

Soft chocolate, coconut jelly and hazelnut macaroon

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Difficult

Frank Camorra

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Berry, Sauternes and mascarpone trifle.

Berry, Sauternes and mascarpone trifle

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Chocolate gianduja mousse with hazelnut praline.

Dark chocolate and gianduja mousse with hazelnut praline

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Difficult

Karen Martini

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Raspberry and mascarpone cake.

Raspberry and mascarpone cake

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Difficult

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (6)
Neil Perry tiramisu.

Tiramisu

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (8)
Strawberry French meringue.

Strawberry French meringue

  • 2 hrs +
  • Medium

Justin North

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Chocolate floss eclairs.

Chocolate floss eclairs

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Difficult

Frank Camorra

Rating: 0.5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Neil Perry's summer pudding.

Summer pudding

  • 2 hrs +
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (26)
Raspberry and vanilla bavarois.

Raspberry and vanilla bavarois

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Difficult

Neil Perry

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Cherries and butterscotch pudding.

Cherries and butterscotch pudding

  • 2 hrs +
  • Difficult

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Walnut filled pancakes with chocolate sauce

Walnut filled pancakes with chocolate sauce

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Brigitte Hafner

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (5)
Lemon and raspberry tart

Lemon and raspberry tart

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Stephanie Alexander

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (8)
Orange ricotta tart.

Orange ricotta tart

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (7)
Chocolate and coffee mousse.

Chocolate and coffee mousse

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Karen Martini

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (3)
Rich chocolate mousse

Rich chocolate mousse

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Caroline Velik

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (24)
TARTE TATIN. Jill Dupleix TEN RECIPES YOU SHOULD MASTER feature for Epicure and Good Living. Photographed by Marina Oliphant. Food styling and preparation by Caroline Velik. Photographed Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th June, 2012. The Age Newspaper and The Sydney Morning Herald.

Tarte tatin

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Jill Dupleix

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (49)
Food. Stephanie Alexander's Walnut and rum tart.
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Walnut and rum tart

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Stephanie Alexander

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)