10 of NEFF’s best crowd pleasing recipes to inspire your entries


Sweet or savoury? Classic comforts or a spectacular show stopper? There are no rules when you want to impress your guests, but these recipes are some of our favourites.

If you’re hunting for a crowd pleasing recipe or need inspiration for your entry into our 50 Best Home Cooks competition, then look no further. These popular recipes from the past year in The NEFF Kitchen sent hordes of readers to our site, and were shared repeatedly on social media. The one thing they have in common? They were able to keep guests coming back for seconds and thirds, begging their hosts for the recipe.

Plan your best recipe, cook up a storm and be sure to snap a great photo to upload for our 50 Best Home Cooks competition. Until it’s time to get cooking, here are 10 of our favourite crowd pleasers from The NEFF Kitchen to inspire you:

3 Cheese mushroom lasagne

There seems to be a million ways to make lasagne, but if you’re looking for a delicious meat-free option then you’ll love our recipe. It’s a celebration of cheese and mushrooms, and really what more could you want?

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Lemon cheesecake

This New York style cheesecake has a rich and creamy filling thanks to NEFF’s FullSteam feature. You’ll want to be careful with your portions because people will definitely be wanting more.

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Lemon ginger lamb ribs

Be prepared for sticky fingers because these lemon ginger lamb ribs are too good to stop at one.

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Mixed berry trifle

The layers in this delightful trifle will make your guests gasp when it is revealed. It’s a good thing there’s plenty to share because everyone is going to want to dig right in.

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Potato focaccia with caramelised onions

A focaccia made out of potato? You better believe it! This tasty trick for soft interior and crispy outside uses mash potato and NEFF’s CircoTherm oven for an unbeatable entrée.

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Coffee Roulade with coffee cream

Looking for a new way to get your coffee fix? This roulade only takes 30 minutes to prepare and will satisfy your sweet tooth at the same time.

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The ultimate apple pie

With a handful of apples you can make a dessert that’s perfect for the winter without being too rich. The humble apple pie is also a firm family favourite.

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Middle Eastern lamb pizza

Looking for a recipe that is packed full of flavour and spice but with minimal plates to clean up? Then you can’t beat these Middle eastern lamb pizzas, which are like mini handheld pizzas the whole family will love.

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Blueberry coconut muffins

Breakfast, brunch or afternoon tea, these muffins are a sweet treat so good your friends will beg you to bring extras for them!

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Tomato basil linguini

Who doesn’t love a great pasta? This simple recipe celebrates the flavours and can be whipped up in under 30 minutes. That’s a real crowd pleaser on a time crunch!

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