15 Indulgent Raspberry Desserts
Raspberries are like the sexy red lipstick of the fruit world. With their irresistibly luscious color, they instantly elevate the visual appeal of any dessert you apply them to, with the added benefit of all that sweet/tart flavor. Here are 15 of our most indulgent raspberry desserts that are sure to attract some major attention.
White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake
Raspberry White Chocolate Mousse
"I thought I was in heaven with this mousse! I don't know who originally thought of the white-chocolate-raspberry combo, but they deserve an award." — Griffin10
Raspberry White Chocolate Buttercream Cupcakes
"These cupcakes were awesome! I took the advice of other comments and doubled the amount of cornstarch, and they were perfect," reviewer vampwright writes.
Tip: Be sure to let the raspberry filling come to a simmer so the cornstarch can thicken the mixture.
Raspberry Lemon Meringue Pie
Many reviewers doubled the number of raspberries to give this fluffy pie a thicker layer of raspberry goodness.
"I made six mini pavlovas instead of one large one. I followed the recipe exactly and it was amazing! I served it with lemon pudding in the middle topped with whipped cream and fresh raspberries, strawberries, and blueberries. I will be making it again tonight for an early Valentine's day dinner," Stacy Block says.
Chocolate Cakes with Liquid Centers
Vanilla Raspberry Trifle
This easy but impressive dessert can be presented in a big glass trifle bowl or in individual parfait cups as shown.
Key Lime and Raspberry Pies in Jars
Individual servings of homemade lime pudding are layered with graham cracker crumbs, whipped cream, and raspberries. They can be made up to two days ahead of time and stored in the fridge.
Gluten-Free Raspberry Lemon Cake
Without the raspberries, this would just be a nice lemon cake. But with the raspberries - WOW! "So delicious," Debbie says. "I will definitely make that again!"
Raspberry Pain au Chocolat (Raspberry Chocolate Croissants)
Refrigerated puff pastry makes these bakery-worthy treats a snap to make. All you do is fold them up with chocolate hazelnut spread and raspberry jam, and bake them to flaky perfection.
Raspberry Almond Kiss Cookies
"These were wonderful. I found Hershey's dark chocolate kisses and used those. The flavors of almond, dark chocolate and raspberry went so well together. These did not last long in my house," says Valerie Brunmeier.
Fresh Raspberry Sauce
"This will absolutely work even if you use frozen raspberries, but nothing compares to the flavor of the sauce if you can somehow find and use fresh raspberries." —Chef John
Raspberry Cream Pie
"This pie has a tender, flaky crust. It's filled with fluffy sweet cream and topped with a tart raspberry jam." —The Sweet and Sour Baker
Raspberry Fudge Brownies
"These moist chocolate brownies are topped with a rich fudge layer and a fluffy raspberry cream cheese frosting. To make them even prettier, I like to garnish them with chocolate curls." —larkspur
Raspberry Sour Cream Pie
"A must-have for the raspberry lover," Cathy M. says. "I get rave reviews every time I serve this. And because you can use frozen or fresh raspberries, you can enjoy it all year!"