If you’re looking for desserts to go with roast lamb, you’ve come to the right place!
There are so many delicious options out there, but these 13 recipes are some of the very best.
From classic apple pie to something a little more unusual like fig and anise tart, there’s sure to be something here to suit everyone’s taste.
So whether you’re planning a Easter feast or just want to try something new, be sure to give one of these desserts a go.
1. Carrot Cake
Carrot cake is one of those desserts that can be enjoyed any time of year.
It’s perfect for Easter, Thanksgiving, or even a summer BBQ.
The cake is moist and dense, with a hint of sweetness from the carrots and a touch of spice from the cinnamon.
And, of course, it’s topped with a rich cream cheese frosting.
There are lots of ways to make carrot cake your own.
You can add raisins, nuts, or even pineapple. I like to add a bit of grated orange zest to the batter for a little extra flavor.
And if you’re feeling really adventurous, you can even add a layer of shredded coconut or chocolate chips to the frosting.
No matter what you do, carrot cake is always a crowd pleaser.
Brownies are known for being amazingly easy to make, and they are the perfect dessert to have on hand when you want something chocolatey and delicious.
This recipe is my go-to brownie recipe because it is so simple and always turns out perfectly fudgy.
I like to add a little bit of instant coffee to my brownie mix to give it a deeper chocolate flavor, but you can definitely leave this out if you prefer.
You can also add in some chopped nuts or chocolate chips, or even top your brownies with a little bit of frosting.
However you make them, I’m sure you’ll enjoy these delicious brownies!
3. Easy Chocolate Mousse
If simplicity is what you’re looking for in a dessert, this chocolate mousse recipe is for you.
Just a few ingredients are all it takes to make this light and airy mousse.
I like to serve it with fresh berries and a dusting of cocoa powder, but you can get creative and top it with anything you like.
Crushed cookies, chopped nuts, or even a dollop of whipped cream would be delicious.
4. Easy No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Bars
If you have some oatmeal, chocolate, and butter sitting in your pantry, then you have the makings for a delicious dessert!
These no-bake chocolate oatmeal bars are so easy to make, and they’re perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth.
The chocolate and oatmeal combination is classic for a reason – it just works.
The chocolate provides a rich flavor, while the oatmeal gives the bars a chewy texture.
I like to add a little bit of sea salt to my bars for a bit of salty contrast, but you can leave it out if you prefer.
You can also mix in some chopped nuts or dried fruit for a little extra flavor.
These bars are best when served cold, straight from the fridge.
Cut them into small squares and enjoy!
5. Blueberry Crumble Bars
I love berries (especially blueberries) and I love crumble, so when I found this recipe for blueberry crumble bars, it was a no-brainer.
These sweet, tart bars have a buttery, crumbly shortbread crust with a thick layer of fresh blueberry filling.
They’re perfect for a summer dessert, but would also be delicious year-round.
Serve them with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
6. Italian Tiramisu
This dessert truly impresses with its ease and elegance.
You can make it the day before, so it’s perfect for a dinner party.
The classic tiramisu features coffee-soaked ladyfingers and a mascarpone cream, but feel free to experiment with different flavors.
Try soaking the ladyfingers in rum or Amaretto, or using a flavored marscapone.
You can also top the tiramisu with chocolate shavings, cocoa powder, or berries.
7. Lemon Blueberry Bread
When you combine lemon and blueberries, you get a tart and juicy flavor that is perfect for a summer dessert.
This bread is best served fresh and warm, so I like to make it in the morning before we sit down for dinner.
You can also add a glaze on top of the bread, or serve it with a scoop of ice cream.
If you want to get really fancy, you can even make a blueberry sauce to drizzle over the top.
8. Strawberry Lemon Blondies
These snackworthy blondies are bursting with fresh strawberry and lemon flavors.
The perfect dessert to enjoy after a lamb dinner!
To make them extra special, top with a dollop of fresh whipped cream and a sprinkle of chopped pistachios.
9. No Bake Chocolate Dipped Cookie Dough Balls
Sometimes, you just don’t want to deal with turning on the oven.
Maybe it’s too hot outside, or maybe you’re just feeling lazy.
Whatever the reason, these no bake chocolate dipped cookie dough balls are the perfect solution.
They only take a few minutes to make, and they’re full of all the flavors you love in cookie dough: chocolate, vanilla, and a little bit of sugar.
But because they’re no bake, they’re also a little bit lighter and healthier than your average cookie.
Feel free to experiment with different types of chocolate for the coating.
I like to use milk chocolate, but dark chocolate would be delicious too.
You could even try white chocolate or candy melts for a different flavor.
And if you want to get really creative, you can add sprinkles, chopped nuts, or anything else you can think of to the outside of the balls before they set.
10. Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake
This cake feeds a crowd (or a very hungry family), and can be served either warm or at room temperature.
The chocolate chips give it a little something extra, but if you’re feeling adventurous, you could try adding in a cup of chopped nuts or even a spoonful of instant coffee granules to the batter.
Whatever you do, be sure to serve this one with a big dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream on top!
11. Classic Strawberry Shortcake
You can’t go wrong with classics, and strawberry shortcake is no exception.
The combination of fresh, juicy strawberries, fluffy cake, and rich cream is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
There are endless ways to make this dessert your own.
For example, you could try using different fruits or berries in place of the strawberries.
Blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries all work well. You could also experiment with different types of cake.
A shortbread cookie or angel food cake would be delicious alternatives.
12. Chocolate Chip Cookies
It’s very hard to say no to a chocolate chip cookie.
They are soft and chewy with just the right amount of chocolate in every bite.
But what makes them even better is that they are so easy to make.
You can have a batch of cookies ready in under 30 minutes.
There are also so many ways that you can make them your own.
You can add nuts, dried fruit, or even different kinds of chocolate chips.
I like to add a little bit of sea salt to mine, which really brings out the flavor of the chocolate.
13. Peanut Butter Cup Gooey Cookie Bars
These not only look fabulous, but they are packed with flavor.
The rich chocolate and peanut butter go so well together, and the cookie base is soft and chewy.
You can add in some chopped peanuts or even a chocolate drizzle on top to really take these over the top.
13 Easy Desserts to Go with Roast Lamb
- Carrot Cake
- Easy Chocolate Mousse
- Easy No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Bars
- Blueberry Crumble Bars
- Italian Tiramisu
- Lemon Blueberry Bread
- Strawberry Lemon Blondies
- No Bake Chocolate Dipped Cookie Dough Balls
- Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake
- Classic Strawberry Shortcake
- Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Peanut Butter Cup Gooey Cookie Bars
- Pick your favorite dessert from this list to serve after your roast lamb meal.
- Prepare the ingredients according to the recipe.
- Enjoy in no time!