Desserts

Collection by Saudie

Costas French Market Doughnuts (Beignets)

Rating: 4.5 stars 259
As kids, we always put in a heart-filled request for these on Christmas Eve. It was quite a family affair - my mom would make up the dough, my dad would roll them out and cut them and then after frying them up, us kids would take turns shaking them in a paper bag with powdered sugar! I finally got to go to New Orleans and I was excited to get to try 'the real thing' at the famous Cafe Du Monde...I was SO HAPPY because my husband and I both said our recipe was a near carbon copy of CAFE DU MONDE! We've made this recipe for over 40 years and I promise it won't disappoint!

First Prize Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Rating: 4.5 stars 70
I came across this recipe in a magazine, and with a few adjustments I was able to make it into a delicious crisp. It goes great with vanilla ice cream and one can also alter the recipe to make a mango raspberry crisp which is just as delightful! Optional: sprinkle the top with a handful of rolled oats and brown sugar.

Precious Pineapple Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 112
This wonderful cake starts with a cake mix to which you add pineapple and pecans and frost with a cream cheese frosting. It is very moist, even better the second day.

Apple Bundt Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 409
This is a good wholesome cake, especially nice for the fall.
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Pumpkin Pie Squares

Rating: 4.5 stars 100
This recipe includes an oatmeal crust, pumpkin custard and a chopped nut topping.

Greek Baklava

Rating: 5 stars 2355
Baklava uses phyllo dough stacked with honey and nuts to make a sweet Greek dessert that everyone will love.

Italian Cream Cheese and Ricotta Cheesecake

Rating: 4.5 stars 543
Your family — Italian or not — is sure to enjoy this creamy cheesecake!

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 473
My family loves this banana cake recipe. Frosted with a cream cheese frosting with one ripe banana added and confectioners' sugar sprinkled over the top.
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