11 Sep

6 Super Simple No-Bake Desserts

Leave your oven gloves in the drawer and keep cool in the kitchen because there is a host of frozen and refrigerated treats that will satisfy your sweet tooth without having to switch on the oven.

Creme brulee dessert with strawberries

We know how hectic modern family households can be at times, so we’ve searched high and low for quick and easy ways that will help you to make a tempting pudding to finish off that mouth-watering roast with these simple but tasty no-bake dessert recipes.

Made with just your fridge or your freezer, we’ve rounded up these 6 delectable desserts for you. Which will you make first?

Lemon Fruit Tarts

no-bake lemon fruit tart

Say hello to these guilt-free, vibrant and colourful lemon cookie fruit tarts from Minimalist Baker. Not only can these refrigerated tarts be made into one big pie making them perfect for after dinner indulgence, they’re also vegan so all of your dinner party guests and loved ones can be satisfied. Not sold on the fruit in this recipe? Swap lemons for limes or raspberries for blueberries – make this zesty dish your own!

Chocolate Splodge Cake


Preparing a tasty treat is not just for the professional cooks and adventurous foodies amongst us. This chocolate splodge cake from Forever Baking is the perfect dish to polish off a delicious meal with friends and family. Requiring only a fridge, this cake is perfectly paired with a cup of tea when watching your favourite show – make sure you grab a piece before everyone else does!

Millionaire's Shortbread 

no-bake millionaire's shortbread

Are you or your friends longing for a last minute sweet treat? Requiring only a fridge and using just 6 ingredients, these no-bake millionaire bars from Kerry Cooks can be whipped up in just 10 minutes. This timeless classic can even be tweaked for your dairy-free friends and family. Replace the butter with coconut oil and use dairy-free chocolate and shortbread biscuits for the classic taste that keeps all diet preferences in mind.

No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake

chocolate cheesecake

Making a homemade dessert for dinner party guests doesn’t have to be complicated. Forever Scarlet has the cheesecake to satisfy every chocolate lover’s desire. Rich, creamy, and you don’t even need to switch the oven on, this cheesecake can also be made low-fat – ideal if you’re in the mood for something sweet but are watching the calories.

Cookie Dough Peanut Butter Cups 

Cookie dough peanut butter cups

Looking for a quick treat to take along to a party, family get together or just want a little something sweet after a savoury meal? These cookie dough peanut butter cups from Chocolate Covered Katie are ideal for those with a sweet tooth. Tasty, simple to make and requiring only a freezer, these treats come with a caution: You may have to eat them all!

Creme brulee with strawberries

For a classic dessert staple to please every palate, a no-bake crème brûlée is the ideal dish to complete any meal. This easy no-bake crème brûlée from Completely Delicious is rich, thick, creamy, and incredibly simple to make. Finish off with a handful of strawberries for an added burst of flavour.

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