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12 recipes you’ll love from Jane’s Patisserie Everyday

by Rachel Deeley

published on 20 July 2023

Jane Dunn (aka Jane’s Patisserie) has wowed followers for years with her gorgeous bakes that are as Instagram-worthy as they are delicious, as well as two hit cookbooks: Jane’s Patisserie and Jane’s Patisserie Celebrate!

With her latest book, Jane’s Patisserie Everyday, the bestselling author has developed an array of easy, fun, and accessible recipes, spanning everything from decadent three-tier cakes to quick-and-easy savoury bakes. It also includes a dedicated “Free From” chapter, offering vegan and gluten-free options.

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It’s hard (if not impossible) to choose from the 70 brilliant recipes in this book, but we’ve rounded up 12 tantalising options to give you a taste of what’s inside…

Homemade Custard Creams

by Jane Dunn
from Jane’s Patisserie Everyday: easy bakes and comfort cakes

Soft, crumbly, and moreishly sweet. Shop-bought custard creams will be a thing of the past in your kitchen after trying this homemade version of the classic biscuit.

Carrot Cake Cheesecake

by Jane Dunn
from Jane’s Patisserie Everyday: easy bakes and comfort cakes

In this inventive combination of two baking classics, Jane swaps out the cream cheese frosting traditionally used to top carrot cakes, in favour of a light-yet-rich spiced cheesecake.

Stuffed Mug Cake

by Jane Dunn
from Jane’s Patisserie Everyday: easy bakes and comfort cakes

Quick, customisable, and super simple to make, these mug cakes use just four cupboard staple ingredients (and a dollop of your favourite sweet filling).

Lemon Bars

by Jane Dunn
from Jane’s Patisserie Everyday: easy bakes and comfort cakes

Made with just five ingredients, these zesty treats feature a buttery shortbread base and super simple lemon curd topping.

Cheese Scones

by Jane Dunn
from Jane’s Patisserie Everyday: easy bakes and comfort cakes

Who said baking has to be all sweet? This cookbook includes plenty of savoury bakes, such as these moreish scones flavoured with mature cheddar, parmesan, cayenne pepper and mustard powder.

Chocolate Hazelnut Loaf Cake

by Jane Dunn
from Jane’s Patisserie Everyday: easy bakes and comfort cakes

Calling all Ferrero Rocher fans! This one-tin wonder is a gorgeously decadent (yet easy) celebration of chocolate and hazelnut – a classic flavour combo for a reason.

Giant Skillet Brownie

by Jane Dunn
from Jane’s Patisserie Everyday: easy bakes and comfort cakes

Jane’s Patisserie Everyday has some brilliant crowd-pleasing dessert recipes, such as Sticky Toffee Pudding and the ever-nostalgic Chocolate School Cake and Custard. This Giant Skillet Brownie, featuring a gooey medley of dark, milk, and white chocolate, is no exception.

Bakewell Flapjacks

by Jane Dunn
from Jane’s Patisserie Everyday: easy bakes and comfort cakes

Yet another inventive take on two British classics, this simple traybake combines the mellow sweetness of almond flakes and a white chocolate drizzle with the tartness of raspberry jam, all tied together with a hearty, buttery flapjack base.

Homemade Pasties

by Jane Dunn
from Jane’s Patisserie Everyday: easy bakes and comfort cakes

Taking inspiration from her granny’s recipes, these old-school pasties have a deliciously savoury filling of beef, potato, and swede, encased in pastry made from butter and lard.

Tomato, Ricotta and Spinach Pasta Bake

by Jane Dunn
from Jane’s Patisserie Everyday: easy bakes and comfort cakes

This is not your average pasta bake. Elevate your midweek meal plan with this comforting, cheesy dish, perfectly seasoned with store-cupboard essentials.

Coconut Mango Cupcakes

by Jane Dunn
from Jane’s Patisserie Everyday: easy bakes and comfort cakes

Jane calls this her “best fruity cupcake yet” – and it’s easy to see why. Featuring a coconut-flavoured sponge with a mango purée filling, coconut flakes, diced mango, and a mango-flavoured buttercream frosting, these cupcakes are bursting with tropical flavour.

Neapolitan Cookies

by Jane Dunn
from Jane’s Patisserie Everyday: easy bakes and comfort cakes

From Caramel Cookie Cups, to two variations of her iconic NYC Cookies, Jane’s Patisserie Everyday has a mouth-watering array of inventive cookie recipes. Among them, this colourful take on the classic flavours of Neapolitan ice cream: chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry.

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