Dessert Recipés


The Kitchen @ CDV

Our passion at carte-du-vin is wine and food pairing

Check out our tried and tested recipes, each with a wine recommendation!​

Quick tips

1. Assemble all the ingredients before starting to cook 

2. Always pre-heat your oven in advance

3.Keep tasting and adjust seasonings as you go along.

  • Mini Choc Cupcakes - V

    Fun cakes for the children or we serve them as a dessert with fresh cream

    30 mins

    36 mini cupcakes

  • Brownies with Hazelnuts & Salted Caramel -V

    These delicious brownies are a little effort but are worth it and can be made in advance.

    1 hour 30 Minutes

    9 - 12 Servings

  • Cassis meringues with champagne cream - V

    We have made this for our Christmas Tastings it is a great and looks so festive.

    2 hrs 30 mins – some of this time is for cooling the meringues

    12 Servings

  • Ginger Date Puddings with Caramel Sauce

    Great winter dessert - delicious with a full bodied red wine too!



  • Messy Pudding by Aunty Suze's - V

    This is a family recipe going back to 1950’s a real favourite with all of us from 3 to 70-year olds

    30 mins but allow 2hrs for the mixture to cool completely

    6 -8 servings

  • Traditional Sherry Trifle by Aunty Suze’s - V

    This is one of our family's favourite - originally my Mum’s recipe nowbeing made by my Sister and again loved by 3 – 70 year olds. There is nothing to compare with a British classic!

    45 minutes and at least 3 hours to cool completely

    8 servings

  • Red wine Chocolate Pie - V

    This is a chocoholics dream!

    30 mins

    8 servings

  • Tarte au Citron - V

    This is an easy dessert you could make your own pastry and lemon curd which would make it more special

    1hr 30 minutes


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