Dessert Recipes

Whether you crave sweet, savory, decadent or healthy, we have hundreds of top-rated dessert recipes to satisfy your taste buds.

Community Picks

Pastel de Tres Leches (Three Milk Cake)

Rating: 4.5 stars 117
Is a sponge cake soaked in a mixture of three kinds of milk, topped with whipped cream and strawberries (optional).

Air Fryer Coconut Macaroons

Rating: 3.5 stars 2
Nutty, sweet, and exactly what you expect from a coconut macaroon! The texture is crispy on the outside and somewhat sticky and chewy on the inside. The chocolate adds a nice bitterness that cuts through the sweetness. These are so easy to prepare and would make great gifts, plus, they're easy to freeze!

REALLY Real Strawberry Cupcakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 56
I've been messing around trying to make a perfect strawberry cupcake to go with the Real Strawberry Frosting I developed a couple of years ago. It's been a long road and lots of cupcakes tested and tasted along the way. The trick was NOT using puree as I do when making the frosting. Rather, grinding freeze-dried strawberries into a powder brought this cupcake recipe out of my test kitchen and into my recipe box! I am so pleased with the results!

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By Bailey Fink

Chef John's Carrot Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 73
I finally added a video to my old and trusty recipe for carrot cake, revamped with coconut oil this time. If you want to decorate it with candied carrots, simply slice them thinly and boil for a couple minutes in a syrup made from equal parts sugar and water.

Memorial Day Cakes

Perfect for picnics or backyard cookouts, these cakes will spark fireworks in your mouth.
By Kimberly Holland

45 Classic American Desserts for the History Books

From old fashioned banana splits to New York cheesecake, these uniquely American desserts go beyond just apple pie (but don't worry, we included it too).
By Melanie Fincher

Phoenician's Key Lime Pie

Rating: 5 stars 248
When I moved from Lebanon to Florida spring of 1999, I brought with me my love for cooking and search for new recipes. The famous key lime pie was new to me. It was a friend's best dessert, and he used to buy it from Costco every time we go for shopping. I tasted the pie at several places, but they were missing that wow flavor. I kept playing with the recipe, and the right flavor is found. I live now in North Bay, Ontario, and we only get the Key Limes twice a year, so sometimes I substitute with fresh lime juice. I hope you all enjoy!!

Easy, Chewy Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

Rating: 4.5 stars 55
This simple, tasty recipe yields 12 to 16 cookies, but is so simple that it can be doubled (or tripled!) easily.

Royal Rhubarb Crisp

Rating: 5 stars 21
If you love rhubarb-strawberry mixtures, you'll love this sweet rhubarb crisp.

Eclair Cake with Chocolate Ganache

Rating: 5 stars 164
A delicious, creamy filling on top of a light choux pastry gets glazed with a rich chocolate ganache. This dessert sounds fancy but it is so easy to make and it's a definite crowd-pleaser!

Inspiration and Ideas

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Kentucky Derby Pie
Rating: 4 stars 4

A yummy chocolate chip cookie pie with nuts. Usually served warm with ice cream or whipped cream.