Have you always wanted to learn how to make tiramisu? Maybe you’re looking to impress your dinner guests with some tasty macarons or just have a craving for a chewy chocolate brownie?
Well, you’ll be happy to know that your favourite celebrity chefs have you covered in the sweet treat department with their personal takes on classic dessert recipes.
If you want to have ten of the best dessert recipes taught to you by celebrity chefs, then keep scrolling…
Our 10 favourite classic dessert recipes by celebrity chefs:
Nigella’s Dark Chocolate Cake
Nigella Lawson is the queen of everything sweet and decadent so who’d better to walk us through a recipe for a rich dark chocolate cake? Be prepared for this to become the new crowd favourite at every social gathering.
Find out what Nigella puts into this sumptuous chocolate cake so that you can recreate it in your own kitchen.
French Macarons with Thomas Joseph
As Martha Stewart’s culinary director and a recipient of the James Beard award, Thomas Joseph is more than qualified to make those infamously delicate French almond cookies known as macarons.
Let Thomas take you through the step-by-step process for perfect macarons on his web series, Kitchen Conundrums.
Zumbo’s Chocolate Brownies
Any fan of Masterchef Australia knows who Adriano Zumbo is. This Australian pastry chef has a reputation for creating out-of-this-world sweet treats; from the famous croquembouche tower to a levitating Mad Hatter’s top hat.
Watch as Zumbo gives us his personal recipe for chewy, chocolatey brownies, because everyone needs a go-to brownie recipe.
Chocolate Eclairs by Bruno Albouze
This French pastry chef mastered the art of eclairs while studying in Bordeaux, France and has since made thousands of them throughout his culinary career.
Let Bruno share his expertise so you can create these custard-filled, chocolate-dipped choux pastries on a Sunday morning.
Buddy Valastro’s Italian Tiramisu
Buddy is known for his larger-than-life speciality cakes which he creates at Carlo’s Bakery in New Jersey. His nickname is The Cake Boss, which is also the name of his hit TV show, so it’s safe to say that he knows his way around desserts.
Watch Buddy as he prepares a delicious Italian tiramisu right here in sunny South Africa on Expresso.
Baked Cheesecake with Gordon Ramsay
You can never go wrong with a Gordon Ramsay recipe. While the English chef is known for more savoury dishes (as well as yelling insults at kitchen staff), he’s just as impressive when it comes to desserts.
Check out Gordon’s recipe for a golden brown New York cheesecake that’s baked to perfection.
Gary Mehigan’s Jam Doughnuts
Gary Mehigan is an Australian chef and restauranteur, famous for being one of the three judges on Masterchef Australia. His experience of coaching the show’s contestants makes him an excellent teacher. Which is why we couldn’t pass up this fluffy doughnuts tutorial…
Watch Gary in the Masterchef kitchen as he goes through how to make these jam-filled doughnuts dusted in lavender sugar.
Vegan Chocolate Pots by Jamie Oliver
For all the vegans out there, this one’s for you. Beloved British chef, Jamie Oliver, shows us how to perfect this delicious, almost guilt-free dessert that can be enjoyed by everyone.
Find out from Jamie what makes these chocolate pots a great dessert option for chocolate-lovers and vegans alike.
Jacques Torres’ Chocolate Chip Cookies
When it comes to chocolate, there is no one more passionate than the French chocolatier, Jacques Torres. You may recognise him from the hilarious amateur baking show, Nailed It, on Netflix.
Jacques shares his top tips and tricks for making some of the best chocolate chip cookies you’ll ever have.
Vanilla Cupcakes by Cupcake Jemma
If her name wasn’t enough of a giveaway, this art school drop out turned internet baking sensation is probably the best person to give us all a crash course on how to make a classic vanilla cupcake.
Check out Jemma’s easy-to-follow recipe for a yummy sweet treat that’s loved by both adults and kids.