My family always asks for this impressive sweet during the holidays. I've relied on this light meringue recipe for as long as I can rememberit's a surefire success each and every time I serve it.
Rosemarie Cook of Haliburton, Ontario
I was born and raised in the Midwest, and this sweet dessert reminds me of home. The kitchen smells wonderful while it's baking. It's done when you tap on the crunchy topping and it sounds hollow.
Dawn Ace of Berkeley, California
"I was so tired of eating plain angel food cake and fruit for dessert that I decided to combine the two with a little whipped toppingthe result is this scrumptious and refreshing torte," says Hettie Johnson of Jacksonville, Florida. "It tastes as good as it looks!"
This cranberry cake is light, easy to prepare and goes great with a cup of coffee. The flavor of cranberry comes through in every sweet-tart bite...and the streusel topping looks so pretty.
Sue Ellen Smith of Philadelphia, Mississippi
You don't have to cross chocolate off your dessert menu, thanks to recipes like this one from Deanne Bagley, "It's simple to satisfy you sweet tooth by draping low-fat pound cake or fat-free ice cream with this rich glossy sauce," she writes from Bath, New York. "Use it to make hot chocolate, too...or as a dip for fresh fruit."
Be sure to leave room for a fruitful slice of this light and pretty cake. "Made from a mix, it couldn't be easierand you can get creative with the garnish," notes Nicholette Measel of Medway, Ohio. "This cake is just as delicious serve the next day...if there's any left."
"We discovered Italian ice about a year ago, and it has become a family favorite," reports Jay Hansen of Winter Haven, Florida. "The recipes I found, however, required quite a bit of sugar, so I developed my own version using fresh strawberries, fruit juice concentrate and a hint of lemon."