Desserts for Special Occasions

Celebrating a birthday, good report card, a promotion, new baby, anniversary or a holiday? What better way to celebrate than with homemade dessert! These…
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This grilled pineapple with homemade rum sauce is perfect for summer cookouts. Top this grilled pineapple with vanilla bean ice cream and the homemade rum sauce for a yummy dessert. The grilled pineapple rings are sweet and smoky, the ice cream is cold and creamy, and the caramel rum sauce is the perfect finishing touch to this dessert.
Grilled Pineapple With Homemade Rum Sauce
This grilled pineapple with homemade rum sauce is perfect for summer cookouts. Top this grilled pineapple with vanilla bean ice cream and the homemade rum sauce for a yummy dessert. The grilled pineapple rings are sweet and smoky, the ice cream is cold and creamy, and the caramel rum sauce is the perfect finishing touch to this dessert.
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Single Layer Small 6 Inch Chocolate Cake
Our Single Layer Small 6 Inch Chocolate Cake is mois and delicious. This simple homemade chocolate cake is made from scratch, without cake mix. Follow our step-by-step photos to see just how easy it is to create this chocolate cake for two. Top it off with either strawberry cream cheese frosting or chocolate ganache for the ultimate dessert experience. Get ready to satisfy your chocolate cravings!
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Gluten-Free Yellow Cake
Nostalgia at its yummiest, this gluten-free yellow cake covered in whipped chocolate frosting is better than a box mix. Tender layers full of classic buttery flavor paired with rich fudgy chocolate frosting, it’s the perfect birthday cake! Bonus: the recipe can be made gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, vegan, or just plain “regular.”
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Strawberry Tiramisu Recipe
Coffee soaked lady fingers layered with mascarpone filling infused with strawberries.
raspberry cake with lemon curd glaze on a white plate
Ricotta Raspberry Cake with Lemon Curd Glaze
Easy Ricotta Raspberry Cake recipe that’s topped with lemon curd glaze. So moist, soft, tender and buttery. You can’t get this texture and flavor with yogurt or sour cream. Perfect to serve to guests, with your morning coffee or whenever your sugar craving strikes.
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Rhubarb Upside Down Cake
Create a luscious Rhubarb Upside Down Cake by layering sweet and tangy rhubarb over a rich, moist cake batter. Baked to perfection, it's a delightful twist on a classic dessert favorite!
light and fluffy mascarpone ricotta cheesecake with raspberries on top
Light & Fluffy Mascarpone Ricotta Cheesecake
This light and fluffy mascarpone ricotta cheesecake is very light and almost fluffy thanks to the texture of the ricotta itself. It's not as dense and what you'd expect from a traditional cheesecake, which for me is fabulous! It's the perfect combination of cheeses to elevate your cheesecake.
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strawberry shortcakes with cream cheese and strawberries on top are served in white plates
Strawberry Shortcake recipe with biscuits
Summertime is the perfect time for Strawberry Shortcake! Whether it's a casual gathering or a special occasion, the combination of fluffy, flaky biscuits, juicy strawberries, and billowy whipped cream creates the perfect dessert to savor under the sun.
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Almond Cupcakes with Raspberry Cream Cheese Frosting
Treat yourself to our Delicate Almond Cupcakes with Raspberry Cream Cheese Frosting! 🧁 These mouthwatering, frosted delights are simply irresistible, with a light and fluffy texture like no other. The unique harmony of almond and raspberry flavors will leave you craving more and more. Don't miss out! 😍 Follow for more great baking recipes.
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Marble Cake is the ultimate marble pound cake, dense moist crumbly.
This Black and White Marble Cake is the ultimate marble pound cake. I’m talking about dense, moist and crumbly cake packed with flavors!
rich and decadent mini lava cakes on a white plate
Rich & Decadent Mini Lava Cakes
Rich & Decadent Mini Lava Cakes served with a dusting of powdered sugar and whipped cream make the perfect dessert for two. This chocolate lava cake has a deliciously gooey center. This easy chocolate dessert can be whipped up in about 30 minutes using mostly pantry staple ingredients.
patriotic ice cream cookie sandwiches with red, white and blue sprinkles on top
4th of July Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches
4th of July Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches, vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two patriotic cookies packed with chocolate chips and M&M’s!
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Smooth & Creamy Summer Blueberry Yogurt Cake
Our Smooth & Creamy Summer Blueberry Yogurt Cake takes only a few minutes to prepare and it can be made ahead of time for an event. This blueberry yogurt cake is great for summer. It tastes best served chilled or at room temperature so it’s a refreshing dessert featuring sweet blueberries. I especially love how creamy it is.
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Orange Bundt Cake with Cranberry Glaze
Cranberry orange Bundt Cake is light and fluffy with beautiful orange notes from juice and zest. It's topped with a tangy cranberry glaze that compliments the sweet cake perfectly!
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the best lemon blueberry ricotta pound cake
Lemon Blueberry Ricotta Pound Cake
A moist and flavorful pound cake with lemon and blueberry flavors. The ricotta adds a rich and creamy texture. Perfect for a sweet treat or dessert.
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