Dessert Recipes

Everyone loves dessert! You’re sure to find new ideas for dessert recipes from among my collection of over dessert recipe ideas. You’ll find quick and easy desserts perfect for a potluck or family gathering, traditional recipes like grandma used to make, holiday recipes, pie recipes, cake recipes and even recipes for homemade ice cream.


My favorite dessert:

I’ve been making this pie recipe for my husband’s birthday for over 20 years! With a track record like that, you know it has to be good.

Top five desserts:

Take a tip from other readers like yourself and check out my top five recipes that have received the most traffic within the last year.

  1. How to Make Beignets
  2. Eudora Welty’s White Fruitcake
  3. Homemade Moon Pies
  4. Amalgamation Cake
  5. Orange Sherbet Push Up Pops

Watch and learn:

All dessert recipes:

Plate of finished pralines with small bowls of pecans and brown sugar on the side.

Creamy Pecan Praline Candy

Last updated on November 10th, 2023 Whether you’re looking to share these Southern delights as a gift or to satisfy your sweet tooth, making homemade praline candy is a rewarding and delicious experience that’s sure to impress your friends and family. I tried my first praline candy as a kid […]

whole chocolate chip pecan pie on a gray napkin

Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie

Last updated on October 27th, 2023 Take your pecan pie recipe to the next level with the addition of semi-sweet chocolate chips. This chocolate chip pecan pie is ooey, gooey and decadently delicious. Did you know most of the world’s pecans are grown in the United States? Among the country’s […]

slice of apple dapple cake and ice cream on a white plate with a second slice of cake, a cake pedestal and green apple in the background

Apple Dapple Cake

Last updated on October 15th, 2023 Old fashioned apple dapple cake is “dappled” fresh diced apples and pecans. It’s baked until golden brown and topped with warm caramel sauce. Now that fall is upon us, everyone is going crazy over pumpkin. I’ll be honest, with the exception of a few […]

Honey cake in a cast iron skillet topped with fresh black berries and drizzled with honey

Honey Cake

Last updated on March 30th, 2023 Honey cake is a perfect segue into fall. This simple spice cake recipe is seasoned with warming flavors of ground ginger and cinnamon. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Did […]

one serving of strawberry pretzel salad on a plate garnished with whipped cream

Strawberry Pretzel Salad + VIDEO

Last updated on March 31st, 2023 More a dessert than an actual salad, strawberry pretzel salad layers salty, crunchy pretzels with sweetened cream cheese and juicy strawberries. I don’t know why this dish is named strawberry pretzel salad. Because honestly, there is nothing salad about this. Dessert is more like […]