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:

mixed berry fried pies

Mixed Berry Fried Pies

Last updated on August 19th, 2023 Mixed berry fried pies are the perfect summer time treat. Blueberries and strawberries are simmered with sugar and fried in a flaky pie crust. Whoever invented the fried pie should be given a posthumous James Beard Award. Think about it. Everything that is good […]

blueberry icebox cake garnished with mint leaves on a white plate served on a blue and white napkin with a silver cake server and a small bowl of blueberries in the background

Blueberry Icebox Cake

Last updated on September 21st, 2022 Blueberry icebox cake is a light a refreshing summer dessert. Angel food cake is layered with sweetened cream cheese, whipped cream and blueberries. Rising temperatures and the abundance of summer produce seem to beg for a light sweet dessert loading with fresh fruit. Oh […]

one slice of fresh strawberry pie topped with whipped cream on a floral plate on a blue background

Fresh Strawberry Pie

Last updated on June 20th, 2023 Fresh strawberry pie is an easy, no-bake pie with made with fresh strawberries in a sweet glaze chilled in a prebaked pie crust. A juicy burst of berry is in every bite! We are fortunate that we have a nice little farmer’s market about […]

slice of coca cola cake on a white plate with a bottle of soda and the pan of cake in the background

Coca-Cola Cake

Last updated on September 22nd, 2022 Coca-Cola Cake is a sinfully rich chocolate sheet cake covered in decadent chocolate icing. The addition of the soda creates a moist texture. There is a running joke here in the South … all soda is called a coke. If someone tells you to […]

three beignets on a grey plate with powdered sugar with cafe au lait in the background

How to Make Beignets [from scratch]

Last updated on June 6th, 2023 You don’t have to make a trip to the Big Easy to enjoy fluffy beignets. Learn how to make beignets from scratch right in your own home! This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used […]