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#Dessert Recipes

A platter of 3 Kiddos Favorite Dessert Quesadillas.

3 Kiddos Favorite "Dessert" Quesadillas

3 of our 4 grandkids live a 4-hour drive away. When we get together, the ...

A slice of Black Magic Cake with chocolate frosting on a plate.

Black Magic Cake (Best Chocolate Cake Ever!)

When my mother passed away, a close family friend made us two wonderful cakes. One ...

A slice of Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake with whipped cream and drizzled chocolate.

Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake

This cheesecake is always on the top of the list of cheesecakes to make. ...

Honey Sauce for Ice Cream

Fun Fact: In Mexico, the Mayan people have practiced beekeeping for thousands of years. The ...

A slice of Turtle Cake with caramel dripping off.

Turtle Cake

We LOVE this cake! It is so delicious and it is even better when chilled ...

Family Savvy Famous Strawberry Brownies cut into squares.

Family Savvy Famous Strawberry Brownies

These are from my blog, Family Savvy (, where you will find more recipes just ...

Inside of a Yellow Cake and Brownie Topped Cupcake.

Yellow Cake and Brownie Topped Cupcakes

My boys and I made these tonight. Nolan, being 10, helped with most. Jordan, being ...

Chocolate sprinkles and truffles decorating the Chocolate Truffle Cake.

Chocolate Truffle Cake

I made this for my son, James' 14th birthday party and it was a big ...

Great Grandma's Coconut Cream Pie

This coconut cream pie recipe was my husband's great grandmother, Mrs. Cecil Walston's pie recipe.

Favorite Chocolate Mousse ready to be served.

Favorite Chocolate Mousse

I have a theory that chocolate slows down the aging process... it may not be ...

Grandma's Apple Strudel iced and ready to be sliced.

My Grandma's Apple Strudel

My family has made this for a while and I love it. I lost the ...

A slice of Mom's Tres Leche Cake on a plate.

Mom's Tres Leches Cake

My son, Nick, came home from Argentina one year with a new found taste for ...

Australian Pavlova on a cake stand with fresh berries and whipped cream.

Australian Pavlova

Castor sugar or superfine sugar may not be readily available. It is not powdered sugar. ...

Peaches and Cream cake ready to be sliced.

Peaches and Cream Cake

I had this at a bed and breakfast in Elizabeth City, NC and I have ...

Three Chocolate Molten Cakes ready to be served.

Chocolate Molten Cakes

Everyone loves these cakes! They are the bomb for a chocolate lover. Don't ...

Bust Your Buttons Cake with butter glaze poured over the top.

Bust Your Buttons Butter Cake

I named it that because one bite of this cake and you can't stop eating ...

Chocolate sauce drizzled over Debbie's Death By Chocolate Bread Pudding.

Debbie's Death By Chocolate Bread Pudding

We had friends that we traditionally celebrate Valentine's Day with. We got together this past ...

A loaf of Mary's Blue Ribbon Banana Bread.

Mary's Blue Ribbon Banana Bread

I have been using this banana bread recipe for 30 years. It is the best ...

~ Lotsa Lemon Cake ~

Lotsa lemony flavor. Just how the family likes it! Enjoy!

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Amish Apple Crisp

This is an excellent old-school take on Apple Crisp using a hot syrup poured over ...

A few cupcakes sitting on an orange mat topped with icing and drizzled with dulce de leche.


Decadent and delicious, these Dulce de Leche Cupcakes topped with buttercream icing and drizzled with ...

A slice of cheesecake drizzled with chocolate sauce with another slice and a pie plate in the background.

Matcha Cheesecake

Very different from traditional cheesecakes, this one will surprise you with its subtle flavor of ...

Easy to make lemon bread

Super Lemony Quick Bread

This bread is super easy to make and has a wonderful fresh lemon flavor.