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Dessert ideas?

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dkb15164 Thu 28-Dec-17 23:33:58

Been invited over for New Year's Day dinner at inlaws, having steak pie and volunteered to bring dessert for what will be 5 of us. Any ideas for what I should make? Impressive but easy is best.

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LockedOutOfMN Thu 28-Dec-17 23:35:19

Something light after steak pie, maybe a lemon posset with fresh raspberries?

dkb15164 Thu 28-Dec-17 23:37:04

About a 15 minute drive to their place, do you think the posset would hold for the ride or melt?

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LockedOutOfMN Thu 28-Dec-17 23:49:39

Should be fine, just make sure they've been well chilled at home in advance. Put them on a tray in your fridge then take the whole tray in the car and advise the hosts to leave space for it in their fridge.

LemonysSnicket Fri 29-Dec-17 00:37:43

Self-saucing banana pudding from Good Food magazine x

Blondie1984 Fri 29-Dec-17 01:54:05

Pavlova - I would top it with mango and pomegranate seeds

OwlDoll Fri 29-Dec-17 02:40:52

Mary Berry's chocolate roulade. Looks impressive but very easy to make and is quite light.

Ricekrispie22 Fri 29-Dec-17 10:06:51

Simple. Impressive. Winner every time

dkb15164 Fri 29-Dec-17 13:51:05

I've been recommended Mary Berry's chocolate roulade before so I think that could be a safe bet as I believe DP gets his chocolate obsession from his DD. I like the sound of lemon cheesecake but I'm afraid I've used up the last of my gran's lemon curd a few weeks ago and wouldn't be sure which supermarket brand is good - I'll have a look in the big co-op near my flat to see if they have one. Thanks for all your help guys!

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kateandme Fri 29-Dec-17 16:28:50

pavalova.or easier eaton mess.making it look fancier/smarter by putting them into idicual little pots or ramekins.and layering the mirange sauce,cream fruit.this way you could try to version with a chocolate,caramel mess too.we did this and did half a dozen fruit.mirangue,fruit drizzle cream in layers in little jam jars.and then did a choc buttons,revels,crushed maltesrer,caramel sauce,cream,crushed mirangue in layers.worked really well.

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