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Desserts & Sweets


Peaches and Cream Graham Icebox Cake (No-Bake)

This is a must-try no-bake peaches and cream graham icebox cake. An easy-to-prepare dessert in the comfort of your home!


Maria's Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

This article shares the author’s first attempt at replicating her grandmother’s popular recipe.


Maria's Pecan Pie Recipe

Here is the best pecan pie recipe for your holiday desserts, or for any time you want a treat.


Decadent Mini Lemon Loaves With Lemon Curd Filling

These mini lemon loaves with lemon curd filling are among the best cakes I have ever made. If you love lemony desserts, you'll absolutely adore these!


Rainbow Rice Krispie Treats With a Secret Ingredient!

These rainbow Rice Krispie treats are a kid favorite in our house! Chewy, sweet, and full of festive sprinkles to bring a smile to anyone who sees them. These are perfect for a party or get-together. The secret ingredient takes these to the next level!


Pennsylvania Dutch Apple Dumplings: A Sweet Fall Treat

Apple dumplings are a fall treat in most southern Pennsylvania communities. Fall festivals highlight these tasty desserts with at least one booth serving up this combination of baked apples inside a flaky pie dough. Using a premade dough takes the labor out of making the pastry-wrapped apples.


Great-Grandmother's Lightning Layer Cake Recipe

Great-Grandmother Sistrunk enjoyed baking for her family and the community where they lived in Florida. Her notes date this recipe to 1900.


No-Bake Fruit Cocktail Graham Layer Cake

Try this simple no-bake fruit cocktail graham layer cake at home. It's so easy to prepare!


Aunt Sally’s Coca-Cola Macadamia Nut Salad

Aunt Sally was brilliant in the kitchen. This was one of her special dessert recipes. If we had a time machine, my sisters, cousins, and I could visit all our wonderful, talented relatives and watch them create. If only we had one!


Lelia's Pound Cake Recipe

My mama, Leila, taught me how to make this delicious pound cake when I was 10 years old. It is so moist it melts in your mouth. Bon appetit!


1911 Divinity Cake Recipe

This divinity cake comes from my Great Grandmother Sistrunk. She made it for special events, and the recipe was passed down through the generations.


Peach Cobbler: Slow Cooker Recipe

This peach cobbler is quick and easy, not to mention delicious.


Recipe for Delicious Chocolate Cake With Floral Tea Notes

This chocolate cake is soft and smooth, and the tea boosts its overall flavor. It's not as strong as a chocolate espresso cake, but it does have a distinct mature flavor. I recommend this cake for anniversaries.


Bobbi's Strawberry Surprise Dessert Recipe

I started making this recipe during a summer camping weekend trip. I basically made it up from ingredients left over from a strawberry shortcake dessert. I make up recipes all the time.


Homemade Personal Apple Pies: The Perfect Anytime Treat

These personal apple pies are a perfect treat for any time!


Grandmother Knight's Blueberry Bread Pudding Recipe

I loved this recipe so much when I was two years old that Grandmother named it 'BobbiBlue' for me. Everything she cooked was wonderful, but this was one of my top favorites. I would go with her to pick the berries at a neighbor's farm.


Homemade Glazed Donuts

Make your own delicious glazed donuts for National Donut Day or anytime. These donuts are reminiscent of the iconic Krispy Kreme donuts (but way better!). Grab your ingredients and let's get started.


Grandmother's Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Recipe

During World War II, my grandmother made her pineapple upside-down cake in honor of her only son, who was a POW. This cake was the only one he would eat.


Aunt Dora's Bread Pudding Recipe

My Aunt Dora worked two jobs but she still loved to bake and prepare healthy meals for her family. She lived to be 92 years old.


Grandmother Knight's English Fruitcake Recipe

My grandmother made this fruitcake every year until she was no longer able. So, I became her hands as she told me what to do. We made it together.


Apple Crisp Cake: A Pennsylvania Dutch Dessert

This apple crisp cake is made without oatmeal. The topping is lighter than the traditional streusel crust; it's more like a cake, moist with a bit of crunch. Try it with a dollop of whipped cream.


Luscious Quince Crème Brûlée Recipe

This delicious crème brûlée recipe takes advantage of the heady, aromatic, and almost caramel or toffee flavors of the quince. Enjoy this creamy, elegant, and easy dessert.


Timeless Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Recipe

Oatmeal raisin cookies, just like Grandma used to bake!


1939 Christmas Cookies Booklet: Wisconsin Electric Power Co.

I made five cookie recipes out of this vintage 1939 booklet from the Wisconsin Electric Power Co. I share photos and results here.


Cobbler From Simple Ingredients in Your Pantry

When the family asks, "What's for dessert?" you've got it covered. Pick up some vanilla ice cream and whipped topping to make this mouthwatering recipe even better.


Delightful Orange Spice Cake With Springtime Spices

The orange spice cake is a delightful blend of citrus and spring spices. It has a delightful buttercream with white chocolate and orange flavoring. People will definitely come back for seconds.


Apple Carrot Cake With Flax Seeds, Walnuts, and Almond Flour

Try this easy, healthy, and tasty cake for a nutritious snack or dessert.


Easy Homemade Filipino Avocado Ice Cream

Filipinos like to use avocadoes in desserts. If you like avocadoes but you don't have an ice-cream maker, then this recipe is for you.


Striped Heart Sugar Cookies With Spring Flavors

These heart-shaped cookies showcase three springtime flavor combinations: (1) lemon basil, (2) strawberry mint, and (3) earl gray lavender honey. They taste like something born out of a spring meadow.


Wacky Cake With Coconut Frosting: Depression-Era Chocolate Cake

This chocolate cake is made without milk and eggs, two ingredients that were scarce during the Great Depression. Vinegar gives the cake the lift it needs to make it light and airy. The broiled frosting gives a decadent flavor.


Vintage Cheese Torte Recipe With Zwieback Crust

I believe this vintage cheese torte recipe is at least 100 or more years old. The recipe comes from my Great-Aunt Lona. Also, learn some facts about zwieback.


Recipe for Tres Leches Cake (Three Milks Cake)

A tres leches cake is wonderfully decadent. It's a cake with a vanilla sponge infused with three different dairy products: condensed milk, evaporated milk, and heavy whipping cream. This recipe is easy to follow and has the perfect end result.


No-Bake Drop Cookies: Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Treats

These chocolate peanut butter cookies take just minutes to whip up on the stovetop. No baking needed!


Apple Butter Profiteroles Recipe

These simple profiteroles feature apple butter to make a dessert that is both light and airy but also warmly inviting.


Cinnamon Chocolate Pavlova With Quince Whipped Cream Recipe

This pavlova recipe incorporates a wonderfully airy pavlova meringue base and an exotic quince whipped cream topping, garnished with beautiful fruit on top.


Healthier Buckeyes for Chocolate and Peanut Butter Lovers

This lightened-up healthier buckeye is still a delicious dessert starring a firm and crunchy peanut butter truffle dipped in luscious dark chocolate. Great for the holidays and buffets.


Exploring Sacher Torte: Facts, Fables, and Fabulous Recipes

Sacher torte is a classic Austrian chocolate cake. Learn its history (maybe) and how to make the best one ever.


My Grandmother's Apple Shortcake: Vintage 1930 Recipe

My grandmother was a very large lady who loved her desserts, and we loved visiting her to try them out. One of her favourites (and ours) was her apple shortcake.


Orange Chocolate Coffee Profiteroles Recipe

Wonderfully light and airy puffs of choux pastry with whipped cream and chocolate coffee orange ganache on top.


Red Velvet Pudding Poke Cake Recipe

If you're looking for a red velvet cake to impress your friends and family, look no further! This recipe fits the bill of a traditional red velvet cake while also transcending it with pudding, strawberries, chocolate chips, and chocolate granola.


National Chocolate Cake Day: Original Recipe & Celebration Ideas

January 27th is National Chocolate Cake Day. Celebrate with this delectable recipe with a step-by-step photo tutorial. Bonus: Fun facts about chocolate cake!


Recipe for Crater Lake Blue Poke Cake

Crater Lake is a well-known destination in Oregon that features a beautiful blue color. The following cake recipe emulates the natural waterscape. This dessert is unlike anything you've ever had!


"Dream Snow" Book Discussion and Coconut Cupcake Recipe

"Dream Snow" teaches young children about counting to five and animal names using bright, fun colors. I've also included a recipe for coconut cupcakes that look just like snow.


Peppermint Bark Recipe

The Gardener and the Cook share their favorite candy recipe for the Christmas holidays, and some changes they made this year.


February Is Great American Pie Month

Great American Pie Month is February; gather your friends and family to celebrate! Apple, pumpkin, key lime, sweet potato, blueberry, peach, and more top the list of the most favorite pies. What's your favorite?


Red Bean Paste and Apple Butter Crème Brûlée Recipe

A delightfully rich and smooth crème brûlée that features a heavenly combination of red bean paste and apple butter.


How to Make the Perfect Pecan Pie (and 10 Fun Spin-Off Recipes)

Pecan pie is a traditional Thanksgiving Day dessert in the United States. Learn its history, how to make the best one, and then have fun with 10 spin-off recipes.


Sampling Autumn Sweets From Kekao (Monthly Craft Chocolate Club)

Chocolate makes any day better. I tried four different gourmet chocolate bars from Kekao, a monthly craft chocolate club. It was fun to consider the different aspects of the bars. The flavors ranged from fruity, salty, sweet, and bitter.


How to Cream Butter and Sugar in Baking: Tips and Tricks

Become a baker who can expertly cream butter and sugar in just a few simple steps!


"Never Let a Unicorn Scribble" Book & Sprinkle Cupcake Recipe

A fun guide for parents, grandparents, teachers, or other adults to read "Never Let a Unicorn Scribble" with their children and discuss questions, bake a recipe, and enjoy an optional craft together. Also contains similar books to read next.