10 sticks of Fresh Rhubarb

4 tbsp water

8 tbsp caster sugar

1 tsp powdered ginger

110g/4oz butter, softened

110g/4oz demerara sugar

180-200g/6-7oz flour

This strawberry cheesecake is an absolute doddle to make and will freeze well for up to 3 months. For the best results, cut the cheesecake into wedges while it is still slightly frozen in the middle.
Prep time
35 minutes, plus chilling
Cook time
5 minutes

Prep time: 15mins. No cooking time.(serves 6)

  • 400g plain chocolate
  • 2tbsp golden syrup
  • 50g unsalted butter
  • 250g strawberries, hulled and halved
  • 1 apple peeled and cut into chunks
  • 100g blanched almonds
  • 100g dried sour cherries
  • Icing sugar to dust

Fresh Cherries Cake

½ tsp ground cinnamon

50g golden caster sugar
1 egg
4 tbsp milk
85g butter, melted
350g juicy, ripe cherries
icing sugar, for dusting

2 Large Free Range Eggs

175g (6oz) sugar

150g (5oz) soft butter or margarine

Grated zest of 1 lemon

175g (6oz) super-sifted self-raising flour

125ml (4floz) milk

Pinch of sea salt

Impress the whole family with this show stopping dessert.

Indulgent, light and topped with gorgeous Viva strawberries, this delicious recipe is a great reminder that summer is right around the corner.

Preparation time:  20 minutes
Cooking time:  1.5 hours

Serves 8-10