Hungarian cottage cheese donuts (Túrófánk) are very easy to make, ideal for beginners. It takes only 15 minutes to prepare. The dough does not contain yeast, just a small amount of baking soda. Try this recipe, it is easy, quick and delicious.
Elderflower Delight - from the River Cottage Hedgerow Handbook. A most delicious June treat. Double the amount of gelatine stated in the recipe for really firm cubes - otherwise it can turn out a bit soggy.