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Desserts

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Imagine this: you’ve just had a hearty two-course meal, complete with appetizers and the finest wine available. You’re almost full to the stomach, but something’s missing. The meal’s not over yet; not without dessert! After all, what’s a better way to finish off your meal than by having a couple of bites of your favorite sweet dish? It doesn’t have to be anything extravagant or fancy, even a simple creation like a fruit trifle can help you curb your craving.

Of course, you need to pick the right dessert for the occasion. It should be something that complements the food you just ate and gives your palette just the right amount of sweet or tangy flavors to round off the entire meal. Looking for ideas? We’ve got some easy dessert recipes lined up for you! From Hot Chocolate Cookies and Molten Lava Cakes, to Strawberry Romanoff, we’ve got you covered!

Pumpkin Spice Madeleines

Pumpkin Spice Madeleines

These pumpkin spice madeleines are tender, shell-shaped sponge cakes with the flavor of Fall.  They are perfect when served with a cup of coffee or tea. There isn’t much that feels more luxurious than a few pumpkin spice madeleines, a hot cup of coffee, and Read More..

Caramel Macchiato Panna Cotta

Caramel Macchiato Panna Cotta

A restaurant-quality dessert that’s no-bake and has all the flavors of your favorite coffeehouse drink?  Why not! This caramel macchiato panna cotta has a creamy, cool coffee custard that’s topped with a homemade chocolate, caramel sauce.  And since there isn’t any baking involved, it’s the Read More..

KEY LIME PIE POPSICLES

KEY LIME PIE POPSICLES

Fresh, tangy, cool, and creamy, these key lime pie popsicles have it all.  If you love key lime pie, then you’re going to adore these refreshing popsicles.  They’re perfect for hot summer days! Nothing says ‘summer vacation’ more than the flavor of key lime pie.  Read More..

FRESH STRAWBERRY CLAFOUTIS

FRESH STRAWBERRY CLAFOUTIS

Some vintage desserts are too delicious to allow them to fall into obscurity and this Fresh Strawberry Clafoutis is one of them.  Fresh berries are baked in a silky, velvety, almond-scented custard and then dusted with powdered sugar. It makes a homey, tasty dessert or Read More..

PRIDE JELLO SALAD

PRIDE JELLO SALAD

This rainbow Pride jello salad is a sweet, retro dessert that is beautiful to look at and surprisingly easy to make.  Fruity jello is layered with a creamy, white layer for a fun, rainbow treat that is perfect for children’s birthday parties, summer barbecues, and Read More..

JUNETEENTH TEA CAKES

JUNETEENTH TEA CAKES

An easy cookie made with simple pantry ingredients, Juneteenth Tea Cakes are a traditional cookie to celebrate the Juneteenth holiday and satisfy your sweet tooth all at the same time. This very Southern cookie goes beautifully with a tall glass of lemonade and evokes memories Read More..

EASY CREME BRULEE

EASY CREME BRULEE

Easy Creme Brulee is an impressive dessert that’s cool, creamy, and flavored with vanilla bean paste and rum.  Plus, who doesn’t adore getting their own small dessert? If creme brulee was on the menu of a restaurant, you can rest assured that I ordered it Read More..

MACARON PEACH COBBLER

MACARON PEACH COBBLER

Sweet, baked fruit with an almond paste topping that is reminiscent of your favorite French macaron cookie.  Ring in the start of summer with this homey, comforting dessert.  Top the cobbler with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of fresh whipped cream. Read More..

SALTED CARAMEL CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

SALTED CARAMEL CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

This is the cookie that everyone will remember eating and then ask you for the recipe.  If you love salty and sweet in the same bite, then these Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies are just what you need in your life.   SALTED CARAMEL CHOCOLATE CHIP Read More..

CREPES SUZETTE

CREPES SUZETTE

Crepes Suzette is the decadent French dessert of thin pancakes covered in a buttery, orange sauce and sometimes served flambeed or set on fire.  They are sweet, buttery, tender, and so impressive.  This recipe is easier than you think and doesn’t involve setting liquor on Read More..

STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE PALETAS

STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE PALETAS

Cool and creamy, these strawberry cheesecake paletas are made with whole foods and are very easy to make.  Kids love them and it’s satisfying knowing that you’re offering them real food instead of chemicals. This recipe is dedicated to my sweet little great-nephew.  We’ve established Read More..

MAGICALLY SIMPLE EARTH DAY COOKIES

MAGICALLY SIMPLE EARTH DAY COOKIES

These magically simple Earth Day cookies are truly one of the easiest cookies you’ll ever make.  With only 4 ingredients, you can make beautiful cookies that look like Earth.  It’s a great project to do with your kids. WHAT IS EARTH DAY? According to Wikipedia, Read More..

PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CAKE

PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CAKE

Pineapple Upside Down Cake is a retro dessert that should (and is) making a comeback.  What could be better than moist, almond-scented cake topped with buttery, caramelized pineapple and cherries?  Plus, it’s as pretty as it is delicious. Growing up, this cake made an appearance Read More..

AUSTRALIAN LAMINGTONS

AUSTRALIAN LAMINGTONS

Australian Lamingtons are a traditional dessert of small squares of buttery sponge cake that’s dipped in chocolate and rolled in coconut.  Similar to a petit four and just as delicious, these little cake bites are a heavenly tropical treat at the end of a meal. Read More..

SUNNY LEMON CHEESE TARTLETS

SUNNY LEMON CHEESE TARTLETS

A delicious and adorable Easter dessert, these Sunny Lemon Cheese Tartlets are decadent bites of rich cheesecake and tart lemon curd in a shortbread crust.  They’re as refreshing as they are pretty. I like to make a dessert table for Easter full of vibrant colors, Read More..