Making desserts is fun, so why bother with difficult recipes that end in disaster? These eight easy dessert recipes are simple to make, but the end result is still the same: heavenly goodness that will have any sweet tooth drooling.
1. No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake
This recipe is perfect for any sweet tooth: it’s rich and velvety and more importantly, it’s chocolate-y! What’s even more great about this recipe is that there is no baking required! Just simply put the cheesecake in the fridge and leave it in there for a few hours to chill, and voila! A decadent chocolate dessert that is simple, but delicious.
For the recipe, check out Mel’s Kitchen Cafe.
2. Fresh Blackberry Pie
This recipe is wholesome and yummy, with the blackberry filling sweet from the sugar and fresh blackberries. Encompassing all of that is golden pastry, light and crumbly. This dessert is perfect to have during winter, served with a dollop of fresh cream or ice cream.
Check out Taste Of Home for the recipe.
3. Lemon Crisp Cookies
Easy dessert recipes are all about finding a quick way to achieve the same results, and this recipe has a great shortcut! The recipe uses a packet of lemon cake mix, which will surely cut down on your cooking time. The lemon zest also enhances the lemony flavour, with the rice cereal giving some extra crunch to the cookies. Delish!
For the recipe, go to Taste Of Home.
4. Easy One Bowl Upside Down Cake
This recipe is easy to make, as like the name suggests, you only need one mixing bowl to put your ingredients in. The frozen blueberries lend some sweetness to the cake, while the lemon adds a tarty flavour to the recipe. Watch in amazement as you flip the pan to reveal a gorgeous-looking dessert!
Go to Bon Appetit for the recipe.
5. Apple Rhubarb Crumble
Nothing beats a classic apple rhubarb crumble, and this recipe is packed with flavour! From the cinnamon, to the lemon juice and vanilla extract, this recipe is a dance of sweet and tangy on the tongue, filling the senses with crunchy apple and rhubarb. This recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser!
Check out Bon Appetit for the recipe.
6. Raspberry Ricotta Cake
This recipe is perfect for a summer picnic or a fantastic way to end dinner with the family. The recipe is easy and simple to follow, but the result is a delicious cake that is fluffy and moist. The vanilla extract and berries give the cake some sweetness to it, while the ricotta adds creaminess to the recipe.
Go to Epicurious for the recipe.
7. Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Swirled Cookie Bars
Who thought that there would be an easier way to baking cookies? Instead of rolling each individual cookie into balls, this recipe has the batter spread into a baking tray. But don’t despair – you still have that chocolate-y and peanut butter-y goodness that is in all amazing chocolate chip and peanut butter cookies.
For the recipe, check out Half Baked Harvest.
8. Almost No-Bake Pumpkin Cream Pie With Maple Whipped Cream
Thanksgiving cooking can be stressful, but with this recipe, you will have dessert sorted out. What’s great about this recipe is that while the only baking done is the crust, everything else isn’t baked, making it an easy dessert. With the ginger snaps in the crust, the creamy pumpkin filling and the maple whipped cream, you will have the flavours of autumn on your plate.