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Dessert Ideas for Your Next Dinner Party

Take the stress out of entertaining with these guaranteed-to-impress dinner party dessert recipes. From rich and indulgent delights to refreshing fruity treats, all of these recipes can be easily created using one of our stand mixers and are sure to finish your evening on a high.

Blackberry Gin SemiFreddo

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Perfect for alfresco summer dining, this elegant frozen dessert can be made up to a month in advance. Simply thaw for an hour in the fridge, slice and serve drizzled with the tangy blackberry coulis.

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Vanilla and Chocolate Baked Alaska

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Made up of soft golden sponge topped with vanilla and chocolate ice cream and encased in fluffy meringue, these mini baked Alaskas are always going to go down well with your dinner guests.

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Chocolate Orange Madeleines

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A lovely accompaniment with a coffee at the end of the evening, this recipe gives a French classic a modern citrus twist. The fluted buttery cakes are flavoured with orange and dipped in melted chocolate for a deliciously more-ish after dinner treat. 

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Summerfruits Mille Feuille

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Translated from French, mille feuille means ‘a thousand sheets’; referring to the thin layers of delicate flaky puff pastry which are sandwiched with vanilla cream and summer fruits in this pretty dessert that tastes every bit as good as it looks.

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Blueberry and Lemon Tiramisu

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This tiramisu recipe is a light and fruity alternative to the coffee classic and is sure to impress guests with the delicate edible flowers, when presented to the table.

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Chocolate Mousse with Orange Syllabub

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This rich and velvety dark chocolate mousse topped with orange infused cream is the perfect way to end any meal, and so simple to make. 

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Lemon Curd and Pomegranate Meringue Roulade

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With fluffy, light-as-air meringue and a zesty kick of lemon and pomegranate, this easy-to-make dessert looks stunning on the table and will be the ultimate centrepiece at any dinner party. 

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Croquembouche

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Made up of a towering pyramid of filled choux buns bound together with caramel, croquembouche is a traditional French celebratory dessert with serious wow factor.

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Be inspired by our huge selection of dessert recipes

Looking for a show-stopping dessert for your next dinner party? Check out our delicious collection of dessert recipes that you can create using your trusted Kenwood products. And if you’re short on time you can even refine your search to look for last-minute ideas that are sure to delight your guests.