12 Luscious Spring Desserts Anyone Can Bake
From moist cupcakes accented with rosemary and lemon to decadent blueberry-cheesecake bars, these seasonal sweets only look tricky to make.
Lemon-Blackberry Mini Tarts
A luscious blend of lemon curd and cream cheese fills store-bought pastry shells. Fresh mint makes an elegant garnish.
Carrot Cake Cupcakes
These moist cupcakes feature all the luscious goodness of carrot cake with a rich and creamy cheesecake frosting. Grated carrots make a gorgeous topping.
Coconut-Blueberry Cheesecake Bars
Fresh blueberries and coconut give these creamy bar cookies a spring spin.
Raspberry Cakes for Two
This cake looks fancy but it's actually just fresh raspberries and raspberry preserves sandwiched between two already-made shortcakes. No baking required!
A sprinkling of powdered sugar tops off these impressive bar cookies -- ideal for graduation parties and wedding showers.
Fresh Rosemary & Lemon Cupcakes
For a spring dessert that's sure to be a hit with kids and grown-ups alike, try these super-simple seasonal cupcakes.
Carrot-Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
This seasonal cake requires just 30 minutes of prep time -- and you can make it with canned or fresh pineapple.
Mixed Berry Tartlets
For a simple -- and seasonal -- dessert they'll love, fill store-bought (or homemade) pastry shells with a mixture of frozen berries.
Malted Mousse Cake
This light-as-air dessert is a cross between panna cotta and tiramisu. Make it the day before you plan to serve it and store it (lightly covered) in the refrigerator.
Tangerine Cupcakes with Coconut Frosting
For a unique spin on vanilla cupcakes, mix finely shredded tangerine into your batter. Fluffy coconut frosting makes a pretty and delicious topper.
Key Lime Cheesecake Bars
Lime gelatin combined with classic cheesecake filling gives these bar cookies a fresh spring twist.
Oaty Rhubarb Streusel Bars
Rhubarb, a sweet-tart cross between grapefruit and watermelon, freshens up this classic streusel dessert. Ginger icing adds a touch of sweetness.