Category: Desserts

Homemade cakes, cookies, bars, and more...we have all the homemade and from scratch dessert recipes you could want! For a special occasion, birthday, or just because you want to bake a cake on the weekend...we have all the best classic and old-fashioned dessert recipes with a few new favorites, as well.

Our chocolate cake is a reader favorite and can't be missed! And the lemon blueberry cake is full of amazing flavor and quickly taking over the #1 favorite recipe spot around here.

the Best Tres Leches Cake (Milk Cake)

It's a Three Milk Cake Recipe! Tres Leches cake, to be exact. I really don't care one bit what it's called, I call it delicious! This Tres Leches cake recipe creates the richest, most yummy cake you'll ever put in your face. Just the batter is enough to make you stop your life, sit down on the floor, and smile. It's heavenly! 

Fluffernutter Cookies

These cookies bring us back to childhood memories of Fluffernutter sandwiches. You know the ones! And these cookies are even better than the originals!

Lovely grapefruit shortbread cookies are buttery, delicate, and full of bright citrus flavor

Grapefruit Shortbread Cookies

Can a person truly love a sweet? If it's possible, then I'm in love with these homemade, super simple 3-ingredient shortbread cookies. This recipe is all sorts of wonderful: they're sweet, perfect, easy to make, and melt-in-your-mouth fabulous!!

These tried and true shortbread cookies are delicious without anything fancy. Just roll them out, cut them, and bake them. My favorite way to make this family favorite recipe is to keep it classic: roll them into a rectangle, cut into squares, and use a fork or a chopstick to create indentations. Here's how...!

slice of hot fudge marble cheesecake on a plate with a pan of cheesecake in the background

Hot Fudge Marble Cheesecake

An easy classic cheesecake recipe with hot fudge to create a gorgeous marble look! Easy to make dessert your whole family will love and YOU will love how simple it is!

Princess Birthday Cake (cake mix swirl cake)

If you have ever had to make a cake for a little girl on her birthday AND if you made the mistake of asking what she wanted, you probably got this answer... "a Princess Birthday Cake". And then you proceeded to try to figure out what the

marble cake

How to Marble a Cake

Step by step instructions showing How to Marble a Cake. A great way to jazz up boxed cake mixes!

this Chocolate Chip marble bundt cake is studded with chocolate chips and utterly delicious!

The BEST Marble Bundt Cake

Marble cake is just an excuse to not have to choose which flavor you want. And we are on board with that! This Chocolate Chip Marble Bundt Cake is what you need in your life!

the best chocolate chip cookies!

the BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies

These chocolate chip cookies are a commodity in our house. Katie is bribed by many to make them, begged and tricked. All for a cookie. They are that good.

easy fondant carrots you can make in only a few simple steps

Fondant Carrots (easy & fast!)

easy Fondant Carrots that are great for decorating a cake or cupcakes! Perfect for Easter desserts, spring cakes, and dirt cakes! Srsly, YOU can do this!

Easy, creamy chocolate mint bars with a oreo cookie crust and creamy mint layer.

easy creamy Chocolate Mint Bars

Easy, creamy chocolate mint bars with a chocolate cookie crust, creamy mint filling, and cool chocolate top. A delicious dessert your family will love!

This chocolate pavlova recipe is simple and delicious!

easy Chocolate pavlova recipe

Winter is the best time to make pavlova's! This chocolate pavlova is soooo much easier to make than you might think. Truly, make this for Valentine's Day this year!

Old-fashioned Brownie Recipe

You and I both know that as good as we are eating clean on most days of the week, we need a good old-fashioned brownie every once in a while to make life worth living. Yes, that is dramatic. Brownies deserve drama. THESE brownies are the ones

2 Minute Microwave Fudge

You'll surprise them with your fudge as good as Grandma makes. Bonus, yours is made in the microwave in fractions of the time!

homemade Pineapple Upside Down Cake

All cakes are loved by me, to be fair. But there is something special about an upside-down pineapple cake.  With a buttery cake, sweet caramel filling, and homemade whipped cream. Ooey, gooey, un-attractive, messy, and absolutely amazing! This pineapple upside down cake is a perennial favorite in our home.

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