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!

Burnt Almond Torte

Burnt Almond Torte

This rustic Burnt Almond Torte is an iconic Pittsburgh treat that everyone loves. Moist yellow cake is layered with silky, vanilla pastry cream, and iced with a fluffy almond-flavored buttercream frosting, then covered in toasted, sugared almonds. One bite and you’ll be craving more. For Read More..

Chocolate Biscuit Cake

Chocolate Biscuit Cake

This Chocolate Biscuit Cake was Queen Elizabeth’s favorite afternoon tea sweet. It was also Prince William’s groom’s cake. It is rich, and very chocolatey, but not overly sweet. The best part is that it’s a no-bake cake! In honor of Her Majesty’s passing, I’m having Read More..

The Queen’s Favorite Buckingham Palace Shortbread Cookies

The Queen’s Favorite Buckingham Palace Shortbread Cookies

These Buckingham Palace Shortbread Cookies are rich, tender, and buttery. They were among the late Queen Elizabeth’s favorite sweets for her afternoon tea. This recipe is from the Buckingham Palance Pastry Chef, John Higgins. The cookies are lovely for bridal or baby showers, Mother’s Day, Read More..

Key Lime Custard

Key Lime Custard

Key Lime Custard is the tart, creamy, and sweet, end-of-summer dessert that’s perfect for an ‘End-Of-Summer’ barbecue. This dessert uses ingredients you probably already have on hand, looks impressive, and is ready in less than thirty minutes. Make this a cool and creamy finish to Read More..

Sweet Georgia Peach Ice Cream

Sweet Georgia Peach Ice Cream

Sweet Georgia Peach Ice Cream is a no-churn, decadent treat that’s made with only six ingredients. Nothing screams summer like a dish of homemade peach ice cream. So hit your farmer’s market, pick up some Georgia peaches, and make your family this delicious dessert. Georgia Read More..

Coconut Tapioca Pudding

Coconut Tapioca Pudding

Coconut tapioca pudding is a cool and light summer dessert that pairs perfectly with grilled meats and salads.  I like to serve this after a meal of spicy Grilled Piri Piri Chicken, Easy Succotash, and a Tropical Slaw With Pineapple. Add a Brazilian Caipirinha cocktail Read More..

Decadent No Churn Chocolate Ice Cream

Decadent No Churn Chocolate Ice Cream

This decadent no-churn chocolate ice cream requires no special equipment and takes only minutes to whip up.  The hardest part is waiting for it to freeze! Making ice cream is a summer ritual at our house. Back in the old days, it required rock salt, Read More..

Old Fashioned Applesauce Snack Cake

Old Fashioned Applesauce Snack Cake

This old-fashioned applesauce snack cake is moist and full of delicious cinnamon and apple flavors.  It’s great on its own, but sublime with a scoop of vanilla ice cream! What’s A Snack Cake? A snack cake is a cake that’s typically easy to make, is Read More..

Mini Cherry Cheesecakes

Mini Cherry Cheesecakes

Mini Cherry Cheesecakes are the ultimate two-bite treat when you want just a little something sweet.  Using canned pie filling makes these little cakes quick and easy to whip up as well. I like to serve these as part of a dessert table for parties.  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?  It’s as pretty as it is delicious and sublime with a cup of hot tea Read More..

Lemon Pistachio Pound Cake

Lemon Pistachio Pound Cake

Lemon Pistachio Pound Cake is a moist cake with a bright, fresh lemony flavor and a hint of ginger.  Perfect for a springtime brunch or dessert, this cake won’t hang around very long. I love the flavor of lemon.  I love it in savory dishes, Read More..

Easy Banana Cream Pie

Easy Banana Cream Pie

This easy banana cream pie is incredibly easy to make using instant pudding mix and frozen whipped topping.  Refrigerated pie crust helps give it a made-from-scratch flavor.  I love almost anything with banana in it.  Banana cake, banana pudding, bananas foster – I love it Read More..

Individual Bananas Foster

Individual Bananas Foster

This classic New Orleans dessert is perfect for your Mardi Gras celebration. Who wouldn’t love their own individual bananas foster full of buttery, rum flavor?  Grab your favorite vanilla ice cream to serve with it. It’s also incredible served over pancakes for brunch. History Of Read More..

Ultimate Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Ultimate Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Ultimate Carrot Cake Cupcakes – these are everyone’s favorite desserts.  They’re moist, full of warm spice flavor, and topped with big mounds of luscious cream cheese icing.  These cupcakes make a lovely springtime dessert for bake sales, potlucks, or Easter. If you read this blog, Read More..

Salted Caramel Kentucky Bourbon Pound Cake

Salted Caramel Kentucky Bourbon Pound Cake

Salted Caramel Kentucky Bourbon Pound Cake is a moist, buttery cake with just a hint of smoky bourbon that’s topped with a rich salted caramel sauce.  This dessert is the stuff dreams are made of. This dessert is one that your entire family will enjoy.  Read More..