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Desserts & Sweets


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!


Super Simple Black Walnut Cake With Cream Cheese Icing From Scratch

Are you looking for a cake for a special celebration or holiday menu? You will enjoy my super simple layered black walnut cake recipe from scratch with cream cheese icing.


"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.


Unique and Delicious Apple Lavender Ice Cream Recipe

This delicious apple lavender combines a wonderful elixir of spices with the crispness of apple and the delicate perfume of lavender, all in a refreshing package.


Strawberry Peach Preserve Shortbread Cookie Bars

With only five ingredients, this quick and easy shortbread bar recipe allows you to mix and match your favorite fruit preserves or jam and enjoy a crisp, buttery, fruity dessert bar in about an hour.


Exploring Hummingbird Cake: Facts, Folklore, and 8 Fun Recipes

What is a hummingbird cake made of and how did it acquire such an odd name? Let's learn the history of this sweet treat, a basic recipe, and 7 fun spin-off versions.


Maria's Red Velvet Cake Recipe

A tried and true recipe for a delicious cake has been modernized to reduce the fat and sugar. It is still delicious.


Red Bean Paste Kolache Recipe

These pretty little kolache rolls are perfect hot out of the oven with a fruity topping of red bean paste to complement the sweet bread. Enjoy!


Exploring Crème Brûlée: History and 10 Fabulous Recipes

Crème brûlée, the French dessert of egg custard and burnt sugar topping, is a sensual contrast of sweet and toasty, creamy and crunchy decadence and (believe it or not) is delightfully easy to make. And, it's naturally gluten-free.


How to Make Cream Puffs, Éclairs, and Gougères

Cream puffs, éclairs, and gougères are three different French pastries that all begin with the same simple, four-ingredient recipe.


Rose Chai Spiced Cookie Bars (Easy-to-Follow Recipe)

Rose chai baked treats are becoming more popular. These cookie bars are perfect for spring or fall. Rose chai spiced treats are a blend of sweet, spicy, and fragrant. If you love cardamom and cinnamon then this is a recipe you'll want to try.


How to Make Perfect Pâte à Choux (Cream Puff Pastry)

Pâte à choux, that heavenly pastry dough with the ethereal crisp exterior and cavernous interior begging to be filled with sweet or savory. You can make your own for cream puffs, profiteroles, eclairs, and more. Here's how.


Red Velvet Brownie Cupcakes With Cherry Frosting

Red velvet plus brownies? Yes, please! These cupcakes were a hit with my family.


Elegant Pineapple Meringue Pie Recipe

Pineapple meringue pie is lusciously sweet and tantalizingly puckery. Enjoy this elegant and beautiful dessert!


Plum Cardamon Mousse With Rum Recipe

This delightful plum cardamon mousse has a vibrant flavor. Rich with spices, it is wonderfully fruity, sweet, and light.


Exploring Poke Cake: A Brief History + 30 Recipes!

The Poke Cake was originally created in 1970 to promote lagging sales of Jell-O gelatin. This food fad fell out of favor for a time, but imaginative American cooks have developed new fun flavors. How many? Let’s find out.


How to Make Moon Pies With Jams From Roots Kitchen & Cannery

Homemade moon pies are the gourmet cookie sandwiches your friends wish they could make. Learn my secrets for baking perfect moon pies!


Homemade Affogato: A Delectable Italian Dessert Drink

A popular Italian coffee drink, affogato is one of my favorite summertime beverages. Let me show you how to make it at home!


Fried Peach Pie Recipe From Dried Peaches

My husband's mother used to make fried peach pie, and he asked me to try. to re-create the recipe. I came up with a way to make it vegan so I could have some, too.


Traditional Southern Chess Pie Plus 5 Variations

Learn how to take a basic chess pie recipe and modify it to make six different pies, all very easy and delicious.


Exploring Cannoli: History of the Sicilian Dessert and 7 Fun Recipes

Cannoli, a dessert of deep-fried cylindrical pastry shells and rich, sweetened ricotta filling, are synonymous with Sicily. Let’s look at their history and some fun recipes.


Creamy Fruity Pineapple and Rum Crème Brûlée Recipe

This delicious pineapple and rum crème brûlée is wonderfully creamy, fruity, and satisfying. It's easy to make, too!


Exploring Madeleines: A Brief Biography + 10 Recipes

Madeleines are a delicate morsel of cake, a French creation. The original was simply a mix of eggs, sugar, flour, and vanilla. But there are many more ways to make this little cake. Let's explore its history and 10 great recipes.


Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cookies

Everyone loves these cookies, even the children at the daycare where my daughter works. The cookies are soft and delicious.


Tiramisu Cookies: The Essence of Tiramisu in Cookie Form

These bite-sized cookies capture the very essence of the popular Italian dessert. Make a batch for your next party or potluck. On second thought, you'd better make two batches!


Pineapple Jam Biscotti Recipe

These delicious biscotti have a delicate but tantalizing pineapple flavor, and they are perfect to go alongside a nice hot cup of tea.


Bienenstich Cookies: A Beloved Cake Transformed

These cookies capture the essence of the traditional German Bienenstich cake.


Maria's Key Lime Pie

This sweet, tart Key lime pie recipe is by The Gardener and The Cook, Bo & Maria Montgomery.


Healthy Blackberry Yogurt Popsicles That Kids (and Adults) Will Love

Summertime is Popsicle time for kids. Make some healthy ones adults will like too.


Chocolate Truffle Pie With Chocolate Cookie Crumb Crust

This rich, creamy desert is a chocolate lover's delight. It is similar to a flourless chocolate cake, but even better.


Chewy, Crunchy Chocolate Chip and Pecan Cookies

Delicious chocolate chip and pecan cookie recipe developed by Bo Montgomery of The Gardener & The Cook.


Reduced-Fat Cream Cheese Icing Recipe (That Tastes Amazing)

Just one of many variations on the classic recipe for cream cheese icing.


Tropical Pineapple, Banana, and Lychee Pie Recipe

This is a luscious tropical pie of pineapple, banana, and lychee fruits in a rich and flaky crust.


Creamy Watermelon Panna Cotta Recipe

Wonderfully silky and creamy, this watermelon panna cotta is sweet, refreshing, and bursting with the taste of watermelon.


Refreshing Honeydew Panna Cotta Recipe

A wonderfully light and tantalizing panna cotta recipe with the fruity refreshing taste of sweet honeydew melon.


Chocolate, Coffee, and Orange Pavlova With Fruit Garnish Recipe

Pavlova is a delicious, elegant, and easy dessert, and this version of it brings it to another level with orange, coffee, and chocolate cream on top.


Mouthwatering Mississippi Cake: Fast and Foolproof Recipe

Mississippi cake is a classic chocolate dessert you must try at least once in your life! My steps are foolproof, so success is guaranteed.


Apple and Poppy Seed Pie: Quick and Easy Recipe

Apple and poppy seed pie is a simple recipe suitable for inexperienced cooks. Made with apple, tinned poppy seed, ready-made puff pastry, sugar and a little spice for flavour.


Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites Recipe

Have your cookie dough and eat it too! No salmonella risk here.


Cherry and Red Bean Paste Ice Cream Recipe

This rich creamy and delicious red bean paste and cherry ice cream recipe bursts with a wild fruity flavor that is grounded by a hearty, almost chocolate-like, undercurrent.


Brown Butter Almond Cake With Plum Variation

Redolent of toasted nuts and light as a feather, this easy-to-make brown butter almond cake will instantly become a firm favourite with your family and friends!


Everything You Need to Know About Glazing Sweet Desserts

Why do we glaze, and what are the best techniques and recipes? Check out this complete guide.


Red Bean Paste and Cherry Sesame Balls Recipe

Try this red bean and cherry twist on the classic Chinese sesame balls. Delectable!


Red Bean Paste and Cherry Bbang: A Korean-Inspired Recipe

These delicious little pastries are elegant and combine together the superb flavors of red bean paste with cherries, mixing wonderfully with sweet bread


Caramel Orange Angel Food Cake With Mincemeat Recipe

A deliciously beautiful and springy angel food cake with layers of sweet and spice-infused fruity mincemeat and an orange-caramel glaze, dusted lightly with powdered sugar


Old-Fashioned Nut Cake Recipe

This nut cake is a deliciously easy treat!


Red Bean Paste Pancake Layer Cake With Cherry Cream Recipe

This extravagant cake uses layers of red bean paste pancakes, cherry-infused whipped cream, and a chocolate ganache to cover it all to make a delicious and wonderfully rich cake whose contrasting flavors work together perfectly.


Delicious Banana Fritters: A Quick and Easy Dessert Recipe

I have a small banana plantation, which means I always have bananas. This dessert is not only very tasty but quick and easy too.


Easy Baked Beignets (A “Healthy” Twist on a NOLA Classic)

Nothing says New Orleans like Bourbon Street, jazz, and beignets. Baked beignets are a healthier alternative to the traditional deep-fried pastries.