20 spring desserts

It's spring, finally! It's the perfect time to bake fresh cakes and treats, make zesty cheesecakes and serve up impressive fruit tarts so try our delicious springtime dessert recipes

Lemon geranium cheesecake

It's spring, finally! It's the perfect time to bake fresh cakes and treats, make zesty cheesecakes and serve up impressive fruit tarts so try our delicious springtime dessert recipes

It's spring, finally! It's the perfect time to bake fresh cakes and treats, make zesty cheesecakes and serve up impressive fruit tarts so try our delicious springtime dessert recipes.

We've got plenty of delicious recipes to choose from including profiteroles, plum tray bakes and rhubarb treats, the whole family are going to love tucking into these sweet treats.

Click through to see our 20 spring desserts...

Lemon geranium cheesecake

This unusual cheesecake has a subtle, floral flavour along with a tangy hint of lemon. Ready in just 45 mins, this delicious cheesecake is perfect for sharing.

Get the recipe: Lemon geranium cheesecake (opens in new tab)

Hot cross bread and butter pudding

Hot cross bread and butter pudding

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Use hot cross buns to make this bread and butter pudding for Easter. As a treat, serve it with scoop of ice cream.

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Banoffee profiteroles

Banoffee profiteroles

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If you love bananas and you love toffee, you're going to want to make these delicious profiteroles. Serve with ice cream or fresh cream and watch them disappear in minutes.

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Lemon ice cream cake

Lemon ice cream cake

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This sweet and tangy lemon ice cream cake can be made in just 20 mins. Just pop into the freezer and then when you'd like to serve, take it out and dish it up. We'd recommend topping this delicious cake with fresh raspberries.

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Strawberry cheesecake pots

Strawberry cheesecake pots

The end of spring sees a glut of strawberries hit the supermarket shelves ready for the summer months. We certainly won't be waiting until the summer though to make these delicious cheesecake pots with strawberries. Plus they're low fat!

Get the recipe: Strawberry cheesecake pots (opens in new tab)

Lemon baked Alaska

Lemon baked Alaska

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Use lemon curd, raspberries and ice cream to make the sweet, tangy filling for this classic dessert of baked Alaska. Best served straight from the oven.

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Lemon meringue roulade

Lemon meringue roulade

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We just love the light flavour of lemon. Whether it's in a cheesecake or this mouth-watering roulade, lemon is the perfect spring flavour. This roulade is extra special as it's made with crisp meringue.

Get the recipe: Lemon meringue roulade (opens in new tab)

Rose and lavender meringues

Rose and lavender meringues

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Tower these impressive meringues high and present in the centre of the table when you've got family round for tea. Serve with fresh berries like strawberries and raspberries and a generous scoop of fresh cream.

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Lavender creme brulee

Lavender creme brulee

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Fancy learning a new skill this spring? How about making creme brulee? You might think about leaving it to the chefs when you opt for a meal out, but we'd recommend giving it a go at home. This creamy, sweet pud is infused with lavender.

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Peach and passionfruit pavlova

Peach and passionfruit pavlova

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This showstopping pavlova is sure to impress your friends and family. Enjoy in the spring sunshine drizzled in cream and served with more fresh fruits.

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Berry compote with lemon syllabub

Berry compote with lemon syllabub

Use frozen summer fruits to make this sweet, zesty and utterly delicious berry compote with lemon syllabub - a cheeky splash of sweet white wine or sherry adds extra flavour.

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Mary Berry's lemon souffle

Mary Berry's lemon souffle

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Mary Berry doesn't just bake cakes you know, she makes dinner and dessert too! This light and moreish souffle is much easier to make than you may think. It's perfect for showing off your dessert making skills if you've got friends or family round for dinner on Sunday.

Get the recipe: Mary Berry's lemon souffle (opens in new tab)

Rhubarb and orange tart

Rhubarb and orange tart

This tangy and delicious rhubarb tart is easy to make and full of flavour. Some orange juice and zest go a long way in this recipe. Serve with ice cream or fresh cream and enjoy in the spring sunshine.

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Raspberry meringue pie

Raspberry meringue pie

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Whip up this hearty raspberry meringue pie in just 45 mins. Leave to cool and then cut into generous slices and serve with lashing of cream.

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Slimming World's pear and rhubarb crumble

Slimming World's pear and rhubarb crumble

With more and more rhubarb making an appearance in your favourite supermarket, it's time to put it to good use. This Slimming World recipe shows you how to make a classic, guilt-free. This crumble is also made with sweet, juicy pears which work wonders with the tangy rhubarb.

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Quick lemon tart

Quick lemon tart

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This quick lemon tart really is quick to make, and easy too. It tastes as good as it looks and is sure to please. Serve with fresh cream or ice cream.

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Plum and coconut cake

Plum and coconut cake

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This light and airy tray bake is perfect served with a generous helping of custard or ice cream. It's ideal for those cooler spring days when you fancy something warming and delicious.

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Chocolate gateau

Chocolate gateau

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This deliciously rich chocolate gateau will be the talk of the season. A thick, creamy chocolate topping with a gooey chocolate sponge. Perfect for enjoying in the spring sunshine.

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Easter chocolate torte

Easter chocolate torte

Your guests will love a slice of this chocolate torte. It's a delicious cake that doesn't take very long to make. Rich in flavour it tastes as good as it looks.

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Mary Berry’s chocolate cake

Spring-desserts

Your will love a slice of Mary Berry's chocolate cake. It's one of our favourite recipes that doesn't take long to make. Creamy and rich in flavour it tastes as good as it looks - you'll definitely be licking the spoon.

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Jessica Dady
Jessica Dady

Jessica Dady is Senior Content Editor at Goodto.com and has over 10 years of experience as a digital journalist, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the best food hampers to cookbooks, from the best cake stands to baking sets, Jessica has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to must-have food products. A passionate baker, she spends much of her time creating celebration cakes for friends and family - particularly for her two lucky children.