Tag Archives | desserts

September 17, 2014
Utterly decadent! Apple-cream cheese cake with praline frosting. #fall #apples #cakes #desserts

Apple Cream Cheese Cake with Praline Frosting

This. Oh, friends. This is the recipe I crave the moment the temperature dips to a remotely fallish reading here deep in the heart of Texas (i.e., less than 90 degrees with relatively low humidity). I first happened upon this cake in an issue of Southern Living a few years back, and since that day, I […]

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June 6, 2014
Citrus Tea Bread at Positively Splendid. The zest and sugar topping is so pretty, and delicious, too!

Citrus Tea Bread

Add a bright pop of citrus flavor to your daily breakfast or snack routine by preparing a loaf of this lovely, easy-as-pie citrus tea bread. Topped with a bright citrus glaze and a gorgeous mixture of lemon and lime zest and sugar, this bread features a crumb that mimics the taste and texture of pound […]

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March 24, 2014
Decadent brownie trifle: brownies, pudding, whipped cream and toffee all in one fabulous dessert!

Decadent Brownie Trifle Recipe

With the advent of spring, entertaining season is about to hit full stride. This year, arm yourself with a new dessert recipe that is sure to be a hit at any cookout or pot luck: decadent brownie trifle! This dessert recipe features layers of brownies, rich chocolate pudding and sweet whipped cream, all sprinkled with […]

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February 18, 2014
Tres leches cake recipe - Cake and sweet custard all in one. Indescribably good!

Tres Leches Cake Recipe

Rich, sweet and fragrant, tres leches cake combines the best of a tender, airy cake and a sweet vanilla custard. In other words, it is to-die-for good! This cake gets its name from the three milks (in Spanish, “Tres Leches”) used in the custard that is poured over an airy sponge cake base. Served with fresh […]

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February 10, 2014
Decadent fudge brownie sundaes with ganache and raspberries

Fudge Brownie Sundaes with Ganache and Raspberries

Planning ahead for a special dinner this weekend with your sweetheart? Nothing says romance like a decadent dessert for two! I’ve paired my favorite fudge brownie recipe with rich chocolate ganache and ruby-red raspberries. All together, these ingredients are a knock-out dessert idea that is sure to impress!

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January 22, 2014
These triple-layer brownie bars look downright decadent! Yum!

Triple-Layer Brownie Bars

Brownies are one of my all-time favorite desserts, so any recipe that increases the deliciousness of a brownie three-fold is right up my alley! Today’s recipe for triple-layer brownie bars features a delicious oat layer, topped by a layer of brownie and then a layer of rich chocolate frosting. My entire family loves them, and […]

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December 18, 2013
Poinsettia Cookie Recipe #SwellNoel

Poinsettia Cookie Recipe #SwellNoel

Throughout November and December, some of my favorite blogging friends have stopped by Positively Splendid to share some of their best holiday ideas in the third annual Swell Noël series. You can stay up-to-date on all of the fantastic ideas shared throughout the series by following the Swell Noël 2013 Pinterest board, and also by following the […]

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December 3, 2013
Cake Mix Peanut Butter Brownies. These look so good, and they are so easy to make! #SwellNoel

Cake Mix Peanut Butter Brownies #SwellNoel

Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout November and December, some of my favorite blogging friends will be stopping by Positively Splendid to share some of their best holiday ideas in the third annual Swell Noël series. You can stay up-to-date on all of the fantastic ideas shared throughout the series by following the Swell Noël 2013 Pinterest board, and […]

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November 6, 2013
This recipe for classic pecan pie at Positively Splendid looks absolutely delicious! Perfect for Thanksgiving!

Classic Pecan Pie

To me, no Thanksgiving meal is complete without a generous slice of pecan pie to finish things off with a flourish. Today, I am sharing my family’s all-time favorite pecan pie recipe. With a satisfyingly crunchy top layer and a sweet and creamy amber filling, this pie is like a slice a fall on a […]

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October 30, 2013
Vanilla-Spice Whipped Cream Recipe and Free Thanksgiving Dessert Topper Printables #CMcantwaitCGC

Vanilla-Spice Whipped Cream Recipe + Free Thanksgiving Dessert Topper Printables #CMcantwaitCGC

With November and Thanksgiving just around the corner, plan to wow your dinner guests with delicious, creative desserts. Today, I’m sharing my absolute favorite whipped cream recipe that is the perfect accompaniment to just about any fall dessert, plus some pretty Thanksgiving dessert toppers to help make a pretty presentation a snap! 

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