If you want to eat dessert first, you're in good company (and the right place). Our tempting dessert recipes cover every angle, from light but luscious to no-holds-barred confections, cakes and pies.
Coconut Shortcakes with Fresh Summer Fruit
A delightful combination of colorful fruit takes homemade shortcakes beyond strawberries.
Rustic Cornmeal Cake with Macerated Berries
Cornmeal and fresh berries give this summery dessert a rustic, country-style flavor.
Peak of the season peaches and fresh juicy raspberries make this fruity cobbler sing.
Fresh or dried figs are transformed by a coating of chocolate for a simple and sweet treat.
Browned Butter White Chocolate Blondies
Macadamia nuts and white chocolate are the counterpoint for the toasty taste of brown butter.
Winter Spice Cakes
Make these Winter Spice Cakes in a standard Bundt pan or in individual serving-size Bundlettes.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Toffee Icebox Cake
A great way to get chocolate into your summer — no cooking required.
Grape and Apple Crisp
We’re so used to eating grapes free-hand we forget they make wonderful contributions to comfort dessert recipes such as this crisp.