You can’t beat this stunningly decadent take on a traditional trifle! A homemade chocolate case is filled with white chocolate custard, sponge, fruit, jelly and nuts – what’s not to love?
There are so many ways to make pavlova, but if you're after a show-stopping dish to impress your guests, look no further.
Give your traditional fruitcake a speccy makeover. Decorate with sparklers and pretty sprigs from the garden, wrapping the stems in foil.
Cake-it-away with this ice-cream dream. Turn a tub of yum into lolly-filled layers of amazing – and it’s so easy!
If you normally opt for a classic circular shaped pav, how about giving the Christmas centrepiece a merry, tree-shaped makeover.
When you’re looking for an easy dessert to bake this Christmas… don’t. Bake, that is! You should definitely make dessert, just don’t turn on the oven, as it’s not needed for this terrific mango tart.
Give your Christmas cake a summer makeover with berries, ice-cream and flaky pastry.
Love a traditional Christmas pudding? Your search is over. Serve your perfectly turned-out pudding drizzled with creme anglaise - which is the fancy way to say homemade pouring custard.
This modern twist on the classic pav will be the crowning glory of your dessert table. Cut watermelon slices into stars using different-sized cutters for a nice festive touch.
Give your favourite dessert a pina-colada cocktail-inspired taste twist with coconut-flavoured cream, pineapple jelly, fresh fruit and toasted coconut flakes.
This spectacular sweet is easy to achieve with a ring-shaped mould and shards of chocolate.
Get in quick! These rich, snowflake-shaped cakes won't last long.
Ice-cream lovers will devour this decadent chilled dark-chocolate semifreddo.
Layered with cake, jam, cream, icing and chocolate bark. We're drooling.
17. Cheat's pavlova
Create your own masterpiece on a shop-bought meringue base. Talk about minimal effort, maximum impact!
Shards of chocolate resembling tree bark surround cakes full of spiced, rum-soaked prunes, raisins and figs.
Bake a ganache ball - made with chocolate and cream - in your Guinness-flavoured pud for a rich, gooey, to-die-for dessert.
Divinely decadent, this Weiss Bar-inspired cake uses mango sorbet and macadamia ice cream – made by you – topped with Rafaello balls. Wow!
A divine dessert spread is as easy as fresh fruit, nuts and indulgent choccies, teamed with sweet cheat’s tarts and pavs. Amazing!
It may look elaborate, but this no-bake cheesecake is easy to make and exciting to decorate.
An elegant addition to your dessert table, it will have everyone talking.
24. Mini lime pies
Add your own festive flair to this famous dessert. You just add white chocolate swooshes to custard-filled, cream-topped pies to give them wings!
Piled with fairy floss and rose petals, these bite-sized bundt cakes have all the grace and style of beautiful swooshing dancing dresses.
These luscious mini drums make for the most delicious beats around! The tiny drumsticks are edible, too.
Loaded with classic rocky road flavours and textures, this is your most divine pavlova ever. The choc-caramel shard toppers look super fancy but are a cinch – just melt, swirl, roll and crack.
The hero ingredients for a luxe trifle with a twist could be hiding in your fridge and pantry!
These bite-sized beauties are styled for a white Christmas but designed for warm-weather festivities.
30. Berry tiramisu
Serve your guests a very merry and berry Christmas with this decadent dessert, layered up with bikkies, berries, jam and cream. Flavour with Chambord for adults only, or go PG with cherry juice.
a naughty but oh-so-nice Noël tart that chocolate lovers will rejoice over! Make the crust from store-bought bickies for a smart shortcut.
Turn your Christmas dessert into a whimsical masterpiece with these mini pavlova Christmas trees.
Put a twist on lemon meringue and turn it into an ice cream pie.
A dreamy dessert to star on your table topped with ribbons of mango and crumbled pistachios!
Scoop your way to the coolest dessert of the season with brandy-infused fruit, ice-cream and shards of toffee and honeycomb!
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