Desserts & Baking

It's everyone's favorite course of the meal: dessert! Brownies, cookies, pies, tarts, cakes, cupcakes, and more, we've got a recipe to cure any sweet tooth. We've also got lighter desserts full of sweet flavor but not calories, and make-ahead treats to save you time. Whether you're looking for a quick and easy sweet for guests or tackling a new baking skill, our recipes and guides are here to help.

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Traditional Key Lime Pie Recipe
When you're craving a classic key lime pie recipe (and when aren't you?!), make this your go-to recipe. The slightly sweet graham cracker crust, tangy key-lime filling, and silky whipped cream topping deliver on all the flavors you're looking for.
Strawberry Floating Island
This strawberry dessert is a tried-and-true Better Homes & Gardens classic from our 1963 edition of the New Cook Book.
Eton Mess with Strawberries & Whipped Ricotta
Rating: Unrated 1
Eton mess is a classic English dessert of layered meringue, fruit, and whipped cream. We stepped it up with macerated strawberries and vanilla bean-flecked whipped ricotta.
Masala Chai Cookies
Warm tea flavors infuse these buttery shortbread cookies.
Earl Grey Tea Cake
This fancy cake starts with a boxed mix--making it the perfect easy dessert recipe to really wow guests.
Ice Cream Semifreddo
Italian for "half frozen," semifreddo is a rich, creamy dessert perfect for hot summer days. Using purchased ice creams and sorbets help make prepping this frozen dessert a breeze.
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More Desserts & Baking

Rainbow Snowball Cake
A dessert spectacular--that's Rainbow Snowball Cake. The fixing is all done ahead.
Pavlova with Lemon Curd and Fresh Berries
Light and airy meringue complements tart lemon curd and fresh berries perfectly for a sweet dessert option.
Chocolate Pastry Cream

This decadent chocolate pastry cream is a must-have filling for homemade cream puffs, but is so good, you'll want to enjoy it by the spoonful.