Desserts Recipes

Dessert for many, may just be the most favored meal of the day. Rich, gooey and sweet, or light, wholesome and fresh, desserts can be prepared and served in innumerable ways. If you need dessert ideas for your next party, celebration or family gathering, you have found the right place for dessert inspiration.
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Caramelized Upside Down Pear Pie

This pie is so simple to make, yet has a great presentation effect at social gatherings. Serve this with a side of freshly whipped cream, or dollops of creme fraiche.

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Pumpkin Pie (Lactose Free)

Serve this with Yogurt Sauce  or Vanilla Ice Cream for a traditional harvest dessert.

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Livia's Apple Cake

My friend Livia lives in Umbria on a farm and shared this recipe with me. It isn't a cake in the traditional sense, because it is made almost entirely of apples, with just a few cookie crumbs betw

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Amaretto Cheesecake

Silken firm tofu makes a good substitute for cream cheese in this delicate almond cheese cake.  It may be made up to 1 day ahead.

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Carrot Cookies

A wonderful low fat, low cholesterol cookie that tastes delicious! Exceptionally moist and flavorful. Rather like eating carrot cake without the calories.

Combined with a traditional chocolate icing, this cake is reminiscent of an oversi...

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Parozzo is an Abbruzzese dialect word meaning "rough bread," though nowadays it al...

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Almond paste and thick peach preserves make a memorable filling combination in thi...

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Nuts are a good source of B vitamins and minerals, making these cookies a healthy ...

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The fun pinwheel shape of these pinwheels will make them kid favorites, the high p...

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Almond Cake

Recipe by Suzyq

The flavor of almonds makes this cake special. I've taken this to church and to p...

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This is an unuusal twist to standard gellatin and you will find it is quite good....

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Sweet and creamy flan made on the grill.  A perfect dessert after an outdoor barb...

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It's difficult to describe the almendrada of Arizona.  A bit like natillas, those...

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These lovely candies resemble small pears but have the sweet, nutty flavor of almo...

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