Bread is dessert to me. Sometimes I'm in the mood for cake or a cookie, but bread will always be a tempting treat. Add the famous cinnamon butter that they serve at Texas Roadhouse and it turns into an irrisistable delight! I've made lots of honey and cinnamon butters before but this recipe is very close to what you'd eat at the restaurant.
Fairy floss, cotton candy... whatever you call it, it's a cloud of puffy dessert goodness and you don't have to wait until the next carnival to enjoy it! If you have some corn syrup, sugar and food coloring, you can make some on the stove at home. This video tutorial depicts a simple way to create cotton candy whenever you have some spare time to do so at home.
Summer is in full swing and peaches are perfectly ripe for picking! Okay, some peaches may still require a bit of ripening, but it's not difficult to do. Place them in a paper bag for a couple of days on the counter and there you are! If you've picked some peaches and you are ready to make a stellar dessert, consider this amazing recipe for grilled peach cobbler.
Lemon ice box pie. Mmm. Just the sound of it makes the mouth water, right? Not only are they among the easiest desserts to create, but they are so cool and refreshing that it's almost like bringing a big pitcher of lemonade along with you. Sigh. Yum. If you have a summer picnic, barbecue or other outdoor activity where you need to bring a dessert, an ice box dessert is the way to go!
Do you love the hard chocolate coating that comes on commercial ice cream cones? You can make your own easily at home with just two ingredients! All you need is some coconut oil and some good, quality chocolate. Use the recipe here and you can make some to cover your homemade ice cream for a truly tasty treat!
Did you miss out on National Chocolate Pudding Day on Monday? If not, you can still enjoy pudding anytime, whether you like instant pudding or you make your own homemade desserts!
It's really easy to make homemade pudding. All you need is sugar, cornstarch, cocoa, salt, milk, butter, and vanilla extract. This recipe from Hershey's also calls for some whipped cream if you'd like to add that to your dessert.
Did you know that today is Peaches and Cream Day in the United States? It seems like every day has its own holiday, and today is the celebration of peaches and whipped cream. You might think that it should be later in the season, given that peach picking usually takes place in August, but today is as good of a day as any to enjoy a big bowl of fruit and cream. When it comes to fruity desserts, two things are key:
1. Keep it simple
2. Include a unique twist
Boozy popsicles are a great way to enjoy your favorite drink in frozen form, giving you a nice buzz while you cool off and enjoy a hot day! There are any number of recipes you can follow, but this one for Sex on the Beach pops is one of the best I've come across. Not only does it taste amazing, but the ingredients it calls for are quality, fresh and tasty. All you need are some raspberries and pineapple, some vodka and pomegranate liqueur.
Yes, that is chocolate covered bacon. On a stick. Yes, it's delicious, as crazy as it sounds.
Have you ever had bacon for dessert? It sounds like such a ridiculous concept but more restaurants are catching on to this trend, offering up bacon goodies to eat everywhere you go. There's candied bacon, bacon ice cream, bacon parfait... Even Denny's features bacon desserts now and then!
There is no reason to skip dessert when you want it, it's easy and it can even be healthful. Cake and ice cream aren't great for daily treats, but strawberries and cream can be. This list of 35 quick and easy dessert recipes will have you enjoying a little pop of sweetness after your meals without over-indulging or spending too much time baking.