Easy winter desserts to keep out the cold

Easy winter desserts | Beanstalk Single Mums

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One of the best parts of winter is tucking into a warm dessert. In fact, many families who don’t usually “do dessert” will make an exemption on a cold winters evening.

We’ve been researching/drooling to find the best easy winter desserts to keep out the cold. All recipes are easy to make and equally delicious to eat.

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Don’t have a sweet tooth? Check out these recipes instead: 15 Foods to keep you warm this winter.

Easy winter desserts that keep out the cold

Lemon and Condensed Milk Dump Cake

We love easy winter desserts that you can make in one pan like this lemon and condensed milk dump cake. Buy ready-made lemon curd, mix in the other ingredients and pop in the oven for 35-40 minutes.

Lemon and Condensed Milk Dump Cake | Beanstalk Single Mums

Get recipe here: Taste

Golden Syrup Dumplings

Easy winter desserts like these golden syrup dumplings come together in just 30 minutes. And everything you need can be found in the pantry…perfect for when you and the kids are craving something warm and comforting.

Easy Winter Desserts | Golden Syrup Dumplings | Beanstalk Single Mums

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Apple and Berry Crumble

Nothing says easy winter desserts like the apple and berry crumble. It’s packed with antioxidant-rich berries, apples and high-fibre oats. Top with your fave ice cream (or skip if you’re on a diet). Great for breakfast or snacks.

Apple Berry Crumble | Beanstalk Single Mums

Get recipe here: Woolworths

Quick Rice Puddings

Craving something sweet and filling on a cold day? Try this yummy rice pudding that is ready in five minutes. The recipe uses microwavable white rice but you can use any type of rice. Top with cream, jam and pistachios.

Easy Winter Desserts | Quick Rice Pudding | Beanstalk Single Mums

Get recipe here: Coles

Carrot Walnut Pudding

Winter veggies like carrots make delicious pudding for dessert. This easy steamed recipe gets extra flavour from toasted walnuts and lemon mascarpone. Prep time is 15 minutes and actual cook time is just 35 minutes.

Carrot and Walnut Pudding | Beanstalk Single Mums

Get recipe here: Delicious

Easy winter pudding recipes (cont.)

Caramel Apple Pudding

Looking to make easy winter desserts from seasonal produce? Try this caramel apple pudding made from golden delicious or Granny Smith apples. It’s easier than apple pie but just as tasty. Simply throw everything in a pan and bake.

Caramel Apple Pudding | Beanstalk Single Mums

Get recipe here: Taste

Chocolate Fudge Pudding

Satisfy your family’s chocolate cravings this winter with a delicious chocolate fudge pudding. You’ll need cake crumbs, cooking chocolate, condensed milk, eggs and a dash of marsala. Serve with heavy cream or your favourite ice cream.

Easy Winter Desserts | Chocolate Fudge Pudding | Beanstalk Single Mums

Get recipe here: Kid Spot

Slow Cooker Bread and Butter Pudding

If you have a bit of time and don’t mind waiting, try this cheap and easy winter dessert. Place all the ingredients in a slow cooker, cook for 3-4 hours and Serve with cream or ice cream. It costs around $5 for six servings.

Easy Winter Desserts | Slow Cooker Bread and Butter Pudding | Beanstalk Single Mums

Get recipe here: Stay at Home Mum

Jamie Oliver’s Doughnuts in Anise Caramel

If you’re looking for easy winter desserts that are fancier than your usual comfort food, try Jamie Oliver’s doughnuts in anise caramel (bunuelos). It takes over an hour to prep and make, but trust us, it’s well worth it.

Doughnuts in Anise Caramel | Beanstalk Single Mums

Get recipe here: Delicious

Self-saucing sticky toffee chocolate pudding

Sticky toffee pudding is the ultimate comfort dessert on a cold winter’s day. The sponge pudding contains medjool dates and heaps of dark chocolate chunks and chocolate sauce to please the entire family. Serves 8 to 10.

Easy Winter Desserts | Sticky Toffee Chocolate Pudding | Beanstalk Single Mums

Get recipe here: BBC Good Food

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