Dessert For Breakfast

Breakfast,Dessert,Featured Article,Recipes
August 24, 2011

Who says you can't have it all? Satisfy a sweet tooth in the a.m. with these yummy picks.

Pennsylvania Dutch Crumb Cake
Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn

"Life is uncertain," a man once said. "Eat dessert first." Beautiful words to live by—even more so when considering the first meal of the day.

That's when last night's dessert can come in handy. It's tough to turn down a hunk of cake or a cool creamy berry-filled "fool," even at 7 a.m. Here are a few double-dippers Best of all, most travel well—so you can grab, go, and do your day.

crumb cake

Pennsylvania Dutch Crumb Cake

The "crumbs" in "crumbcake" are a sweet buttery streusel and the cake features buttermilk and spices.


Raspberry Fool

When it comes to dessert, observe this golden rule: Stint on fat, never on flavor.

Berry Upside Down Cake

Berry Upside-Down Cake

This fruit-topped cake looks like it takes much more work than it actually does.


Heart-Healthy Oatmeal Cookies

Low in calories and fat, these cookies are a perfect snack.


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