Whether you’re a nonconformist or just want to supplement your wedding cake with other yummy treats, these delicious options from the famous Great British Bake Off will stand out from the wedding cake crowd. From finger foods to mini versions of the classics, these are our top 10 Great British Bake Off dessert alternatives that are sure to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth.
By Damon Simpson | Published 28th August 2018
Capuccino Creme Brulees (Judges Recipe)
These incredibly rich and creamy coffee flavoured variations on the classic theme have a more unusual method for creating an extra-crunchy topping. Here the caster sugar is cooked to a caramel and allowed to set, then broken into shards. These are blitzed to a fine sand in a food processor before being sprinkled on to the custards and melted under the grill.
Toms Coffee and Amaretto Kisses
Carefully piped finger biscuits with two delicious fillings: a fluffy ganache of bitter chocolate and a coffee buttercream with amaretto.
Decorated with a lick of melted chocolate and a crunch of walnuts.
Liam’s Salted Peanut Millionaire’s Shortbread
Sandy’s After-Dinner Mint Surprise Alaska Tartlets
These rich tartlets combine chocolate biscuit pastry, chocolate custard, mint choc-chip ice cream and a fluffy Italian meringue. The cocoa-rich pastry needs careful handling, but it’s worth the effort.
Steven’s Bakewell Tart Choux Buns
Stacey’s Lemon Cheesecake Cannoli
Kate’s Espresso Martini Cannoli
A delicious mix of coffee and chocolate, these cannoli shells are made with a touch of espresso and have an inner coating of dark chocolate. For the filling, dark chocolate ganache, more espresso and a dash of coffee liqueur are added to the traditional ricotta and mascarpone.
Sophie’s Millionaire’s Jaffa Shortbread
Sophie’s Gianduja Cannoli
Steven’s Milk Chocolate, Almond Praline and Honey Cannoli
A flavoursome and crunchy chocolate praline complements the soft creamy cheeses in the filling of these cannoli shells. The milk chocolate, made with at least 37% cocoa solids, adds a real depth of taste.