Desserts & Sweets


Creamy Soft-Serve White Chocolate Butterscotch and Red Bean Paste Ice Cream Recipe

This deliciously rich, soft, and creamy ice cream recipe combines together red bean paste, white chocolate, and butterscotch into a deeply sweet, almost fruity combination of flavors that is sure to delight any ice cream lover.


Valentine's Day Truffles: Basic Recipe Plus Four Variations

This easy truffle recipe lets you make multiple truffle flavors out of one basic chocolate recipe. Wow your sweetheart or family members with a box of their favorites.


Spent Grain Spice Biscuits

Do you know a homebrewer? If they use grains in their brewing tell them not to throw them away or put them on the compost. Share this recipe with them and make some beautifully spiced biscuits that have the texture of a luxury shortbread biscuit.


Delicious Lemon Loaf With Lemon Glaze and Fresh Berries

This lemon loaf is a soft and moist bread. It's bursting with lemon flavor, topped with a sweet lemon glaze and fresh berries. This quick and easy homemade bread is perfect with a cup of coffee or tea.


Top 5 Secrets to Perfect Cookies

Here are the top 5 secrets that every baker should know about when striving to make the perfect cookie.


Exploring Babka: Story of the Jewish Bread and 12 Amazing Recipes

Babka is a braided cake-like bread originating in the Jewish communities of Poland and Ukraine. Learn its history and how to make one dozen different types of sweet and savory babka.


How to Extend a Boxed Cake Mix: 3 Recipe Options

Sometimes you'll catch yourself in a situation where you need more cake than the box mix has in it. This extender recipe is perfect for times like that.


The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

After 10 years of experimenting, I have finally perfected my chocolate chip cookie recipe! I highly recommend trying this recipe out and tailoring it to your preferences.


White Chocolate, Red Bean Paste, and Butterscotch Haystacks Recipe

These wonderfully rich, sweet, warm, satisfying, and delightful white chocolate, red bean paste, and butterscotch haystacks are joyfully simple to make and even more joyfully simple to eat.


Southern Banana Pudding Recipe With Homemade Vanilla Wafers

You may have had banana pudding before, but I bet it wasn't as good as this one. This Southern staple recipe is exactly the right amount of sweet, creamy, and a little tart from the bananas. If you haven't had the chance to taste this, I insist you try it.


Soft and Creamy Date and Cheese Pie With Caramelized Apples

This delicious and beautiful cheesepie is a less firm, but still wonderfully creamy, smooth, and rich version of a cheesecake, with a heavenly marriage of date, orange, apple, and caramel which makes for a delight to eat, with the multiple flavors mixing together beautifully into a great dessert.


Oh My! Banana Cream Pie

My son loves banana cream pie, and so do I! Here's an easy make-at-home recipe for one the best banana cream pies you'll ever have.


The Secret to Real, Traditional Key Lime Pie

My grandmother picked up this recipe when she lived in the Keys in the 1930s. I’ll also cover the age-old debates: baked or not? Key limes or Persian limes? Graham cracker crust or pie shell?


Vintage Pumpkin Icebox Pie Recipe

This delicious vintage pumpkin icebox pie recipe is one that I found in my mother's old recipe box. The recipe card is yellowed with age and dates back many decades. I am happy to be able to share it here with you!


How to Make Easy Lump-Free Custard for Puddings and Trifles

Custard is quick and easy to make and goes well with many styles of pudding and pies. It only takes about three minutes to prepare and a further three minutes to cook.


Rosy Apple Cake Recipe Discovery

When I found this rosy apple cake in my mother's recipe box, it tickled my curiosity. It was in my grandmother's handwriting on some old motel stationery! I had to make it, and I am glad that I did.


Red Bean Paste and Chocolate Haystacks Recipe

These red bean paste (adzuki beans) and chocolate haystacks have a delightful crunch from the chow mein noodles. Rich chocolate pairs with fruity and earthy red bean paste and walnuts to make this delightful treat.


Retro Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake Recipe

This chocolate mayonnaise cake is quick and easy to make with a few pantry ingredients. If you enjoy eating a moist cake that does not need frosting, then this is the cake for you!


Delicious Apple Pomegranate Pie

This apple pomegranate pie is the perfect combination of sweet, tart, and cinnamon spice to tantalize your taste buds. The pomegranate adds a tiny bit of crunch for those of you who like a little bit more substance to your foods. This recipe is definitely a winner for your next holiday gathering.


Ultimate Guide to Fruit Desserts: Crisps, Cobblers, and More

The history of British and American fruit desserts is full of funny names (bettys, buckles, crisps, cobblers, dowdies, and slumps). Learn what they are and how to make them.


Candied Grand Marnier Almond and Walnut Balls Recipe

This is a rich and decadent dessert of toasted almonds soaked in Grand Marnier to give notes of orange, wrapped in candied walnuts, and mixed with delicious cream cheese.


How to Make the Best Fudgy Double Chocolate Brownies

I love any dessert, especially one that's made from chocolate. These rich double chocolate brownies are one of the best desserts I have ever made. They're the perfect sweet treat for your family!


Chocolate, Orange, and Coffee Soufflé Recipe

This chocolate, orange, and coffee soufflé recipe is based on Julia Child's chocolate soufflé. It is delightfully rich but also light, very elegant and pretty, with a wonderful fusion of flavors.


Chewy and Chocolaty Brownies: Perfectly Light (but not Cakey)

Unlike others, these brownies aren't too heavy yet aren't too cakey, either. They're fantastically chocolaty, too!


Luscious Golden Beet Cake Recipe, With Variations

This autumn-colored cake is worthy of being added to your favorite recipe box. Luscious, moist, and vivid, it is a perfect treat, and it is easy to dress up for any party or gathering. It is lovely for any summer or autumn/winter holiday . . . or just because!


How to Make Sweet Potato Pie

The fall season brings with it so many delicious foods... especially now that we don't mind turning on the oven. This pie is so creamy and tasty, and sweet potatoes are very healthy. So please, enjoy!


5 Baking Tips for Better Baked Goods

This article clarifies some baking directions and discusses ways that can improve the consistency and appearance of your baked goods.


Exploring Whoopie Pies: History Plus 10 Recipes

Whoopie pies are a funny name for a seriously delicious Amish sweet treat. Learn the history of this cake/cookie mash-up and fun recipes.


Blueberry Skillet Cake: A Rustic Dessert

This rustic blueberry skillet dessert is super-easy to make and oh so delicious!


Lime Coconut Cupcakes With Vanilla Frosting

Lime and coconut complement each other perfectly! Recently, I baked lime coconut cupcakes topped with vanilla frosting to celebrate the end of summer. These beautifully decorated cupcakes make a delicious family treat.


How to Unmold Your Cake or Frozen Dessert Perfectly: 7 Tips

Unmolded desserts that stick to the pan are unattractive. This article provides instructions to help you unmold a baked cake or frozen dessert successfully.


Double Chocolate Espresso Chip Cookies

This chocolate chip cookie was made for coffee lovers!


Recipe for Lemon Cake With Shortbread Crust From Scratch

Learn how to make lemon cake bars with shortbread crust from scratch. This recipe is easy to make and will be enjoyed by all. There are step by step instructions with my own photos for making this lemon cake


August 4th Is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day (With Recipe)

Did you know August 4th is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day in the United States? Let's celebrate the day by making America's favorite cookie and sharing these sweet treats with your loved ones.


Snickers vs. Baby Ruth Candy Bars: What's the Difference?

What's the difference between a Snickers candy bar and a Baby Ruth candy bar? They both contain chocolate, peanuts, nougat, and caramel, so what makes them different? We answer that question here.


Fave Layer Cookies

Learn how to make fave layer cookies with this step-by-step guide, complete with photos and tips. In my family, a special occasion is incomplete without these gooey treats!


Simple Homemade Ginger Cookies With Six Ingredients

These simple ginger cookies require only six ingredients. They bake in just 15 minutes, and they taste delicious!


How to Make an Apple Pie With Filo Pastry Crust

Instead of a traditional pie crust, this apple pie is prepared with ready-made filo pastry. It makes a scrumptious dessert!


Vibrant Pineapple, Mango, and Strawberry Pie Recipe

This pie features a rare yet deliciously rich complex of flavors. The bursting tones of fruits and the heavenly richness of the pineapple filling combine into a splendidly satisfying dessert


French-Style Orange Cheesecake

This is a deliciously light and fluffy souffle-like cheesecake with delicate hints of orange.


Easy No-Churn Loganberry Ice Cream

This is an easy-to-make ice cream with just three ingredients and no churning necessary. This tasty treat combines the fresh taste and rich colour of loganberries with fresh cream in a delicious and refreshing dessert.


Celebrating National Sugar Cookie Day (With Recipe & Baking Tips)

Did you know July 9th is National Sugar Cookie Day in the United States? Let's celebrate the day by making and sharing these sweet treats with your loved ones.


Mom's Super Moist Banana Cake

Of all my mom's desserts, this banana cake is my favorite. In this article, I'll show you how to make it!


Honeycomb Cake Recipe (Kek Gula Hangus)

This recipe is inspired by memories of cooking with my mother. In my hometown, honeycomb cake was often served at teatime with a cup of coffee or tea. Let me show you how to make it.


Simple No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake With Four Ingredients

This simple and easy no-bake cheesecake calls for just four ingredients and is ready to eat in about four hours.


German Chocolate Cupcakes With Fresh Raspberries

Who doesn't love German chocolate cupcakes? They are delicious and perfect with coffee or tea—hot or iced depending on the season.


Chocolate Red Bean Paste Cheesecake Recipe

Delightfully rich and gorgeously chocolatey, this recipe is one which calls out to be devoured and its lusciously seductive flavors enjoyed to the fullest.


Tiramisu: Folklore and Fun Recipes for a Fantastic Italian Dessert

Tiramisu is a creamy coffee-flavored layered Italian dessert. Learn its history, how to make the original, and some fun spin-offs.


Easy Peanut Butter Pie

I will let you in on the secret to making my favorite pie: peanut butter pie.


Traditional Yorkshire Parkin Recipe

Yorkshire parkin is a gingery oat cake made with sticky treacle that is traditionally eaten around a bonfire with friends and family on the night of Guy Falks (November 5th).