Whether six years old or forty, everyone has their little sweet tooth and cravings for something sugary. Dessert can range from chocolate to vanilla to fruit so the possibilities are tough to choose from. To help you out, here’s 10 desserts that will have your guests asking for seconds:
1. Cookie Sandwiches:
Nothing will ever beat grandma’s homemade chocolate chip cookies, but why not switch it up and use the cookies a little differently. Make the cookies normally, however once finished simply scoop ice-cream and place it between two cookies. It will be the best sandwich you ever have.
2. Fruit and Chocolate:
Dessert is delicious but rarely is ever healthy. Fruit with chocolate is easy to prepare and makes for a simple treat that’s not as unhealthy as most others. The fruit can be simply sliced and the chocolate sauce is easy to make. Strawberries, bananas, pineapple; Pretty much any fruit goes well with chocolate.
If you’re having guests over you always want to wow them. Homemade milkshakes are a perfect way to surprise your guests with a delicious dessert that will have them coming back for more, and the best part is it’s just blended ice cream and milk. Make something both creative and simple while also leaving your guests wanting more.
Brownies are almost as classic as chocolate chip cookies and are always a delicious dessert to prepare. A warm, gooey brownie will always have your guests coming back for seconds, and can be paired with fruit, ice-cream, or both.
If you’re struggling to decide what to make for dessert, make a pie. Pies are a simple but effective option to leave your guests eager for another piece. No matter the season there will always be flavors that are in season and the options are endless. Anyone can make a pie as long as they have the will and time to do so.
6. Banana Bread:
Want something sweet to finish off a lovely meal but not too heavy? Banana bread is a perfect solution. Banana bread is a nice light dessert that can be paired well with ice cream or whipped cream, and will always have your guests coming back for more.
7. Pudding Cup:
Pudding cups are a school lunch delicacy and were always a source of jealousy at the lunch table. Pudding is relatively easy to make and can be altered in flavor to chocolate, vanilla, or butterscotch. Spice things up by adding crumbled cake, Oreos, or other sweet items to give it more texture and flavor.
Cakes can be plain and boring, but cupcakes are infinitely more enjoyable without all the cutting and mess. Dress your cupcakes up with frosting and sprinkles to dazzle your guests and leave them begging to come back for another batch.
9. Strawberry Shortcake:
Strawberry shortcake is a classic dessert recipe but is seemingly never made. Its preparation can be lengthy, however, is worth the time. Nothing goes better together than strawberries, whipped cream, and shortcake. Strawberry shortcake is a light and airy dessert to have after a filling meal and its sweet but subtle flavor will leave your guests coming back for seconds.
10. Whoopie Pies:
Making the perfect whoopie pie starts with the sandwich portion and has to be perfectly in between dry and moist. Though tough, if made well, whoopie pies can be the ultimate dessert that your guests will enjoy and is an extremely creative way to prepare dessert.