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.
Boiled Peanut Cake with Sweet Potatoes and Satsuma Tangerine Slices
This cake won the 2005 National Peanut Festival recipe contest.
Homemade Blackberry Preserves
Gently sort, rinse, and drain fresh berries. Place them in a large pot with the sugar and lemon juice. Bring to a boil over medium…
Pumpkin Molasses Cheesecake
A perfect dessert for your fall table, this cake stars pumpkin and molasses.
Lemon Mascarpone Pudding
For the Pudding Hollow Contest in 2006, Peter Beck of Hawley, Mass., created a rich and creamy mascarpone pudding covered with lemon curd.
Preheat the oven to 350F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans. Cream the shortening, eggs, and sugar with a mixer at medium speed….
Lemon Tiramisu Cake
Preheat oven to 350F. Grease bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Line bottom with wax paper. Grease wax paper. To prepare cake, place egg whites…
Strawberry Festival Shortcake
Toss strawberries with 1/2 cup granulated sugar. Line two 9-inch round cake pans with wax paper. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream shortening and remaining…
End-of-the-Crop Berry Pie
Blueberries, strawberries and raspberries filled a luscious double-crust, deep-dish pie.
Fresh Strawbery Amaretto Shortcake
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray three 8-inch round cake pans with nonstick cooking spray and dust with 3 tablespoons granulated sugar. To…
Cream Cheese Coffee Cake
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray a 9″ X 13″ X 2″ baking pan. Press one tube of rolls on bottom of pan, sealing…
Preheat the oven to 350F. Grease and flour a 13 x 9-inch cake pan. Mix together the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt. Make…
Chocolate Zucchini Cake with Cloves and Cinnamon
A moist chocolate chip cake filled with finely diced zucchini.