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.
Orange, Strawberry and Banana Parfaits
Fruity dessert or snack that substitutes gelatin cubes for ice cream.
Fresh Cherry Tart
This rustic, overstuffed tart makes enticing use of the summer’s bounty of cherries. Try it with Ranier cherries, too.
Thyme Angel Food Cake
This herb-flavored Angel Food Cake cries out for a scoop of strawberry ice cream.
Chocolate Malt Ice Cream
Remember the chocolate malts of your youth? Turn them into an ice cream flavor.
Like a cold, soft, luscious marshmallowy meringue, a semi-freddo may be the most decadent frozen dessert out there.
Cherry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake
Cherries, almonds, and cream cheese combine for a killer cake that’s ideal for dessert or a coffee-klatsch.
Fresh Cherry Sauce
Pitted whole cherries, floating in a brilliantly colored sauce, make a terrific topping for ice cream, sorbet or cheesecake.
It’s not a cobbler, or a crumble, or even a grunt, but this pastry-topped fruit casserole is a close relation.