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    Armagnac Chocolate Almond Tart

    I am a pecan pie lover...this is my twist on pecan pie. I use almonds instead of pecans and golden syrup instead of corn syrup. Both chocolate and Armagnac make this tart really special. Don't skip on toasting the almonds, it brings out the nuttiness of the pie. — Phoebe Saad, Framingham, Massachusetts

    Mocha Truffle Brownies

    3 reviews

    My husband is a chocolate lover, so I bake brownies about once a week. This mouthwatering variety is one of...


    Fudgy Nut Brownies

    1 review

    I've prepared this special recipe for many an open house and potluck dinner. It came from an old roommate, who...


    Brownie Ice Cream Cones

    1 review

    Often, I'll find a recipe that sounds interesting, copy it down and put my own twist on it. That's just...


    Cherry Crunch Ice Cream

    1 review

    I received this wonderful recipe many years ago from a friend. The creamy custard-style ice cream has a mild cherry...

    Peach Melba Mountain

    1 review

    Over the years, I've competed in several state fair cooking contests, and this cake is one of my most impressive...


    Cherry Gingerbread Cupcakes

    4 reviews

    A sweet frosting with a hint of lemon complements these little spice cakes, each with a maraschino cherry in the...

    Coconut Cream Yummy Cake

    28 reviews

    "I found this recipe as a kid in one of my mother's cookbooks. I didn't make it until I was...


    Thick Sugar Cookies

    9 reviews

    A bit thicker than the norm, this sugar cookie is just like one you might find at a good bakery....


    Lemon Cream Cake

    2 reviews

    Drizzling limoncello liqueur over the layers before frosting adds a puckery punch to this refreshing confection. —Amy Frederick, Island City,...


    Berry Pinwheel Cake

    4 reviews

    Perfect for special meals, this lovely chiffon cake is a nice change from strawberry pie or shortcake. Don't be afraid...

    Chippy Macaroon Angel Cake

    3 reviews

    This homemade angel cake, filled with coconut and chocolate chips, is as light as a cloud. It’s so pretty with...


    Mocha Nut Torte

    My husband doesn't like chocolate cake, but this spectacular three-layer torte is a favorite of his. I've been using this...


    Praline Chocolate Dessert

    9 reviews

    A cookie crumb crust, lusciouslayers of praline and cream cheese, and a chocolate glaze make this rich dessert a showstopper....


    Strawberry Nut Roll

    1 review

    The oldest of seven children, I did a lot of cooking and baking while I was growing up. Desserts like...


    Toffee-Mocha Cream Torte

    11 reviews

    When you really want to impress someone, this scrumptious torte is just the thing to make! Instant coffee granules give...

    Special Pleasure Chocolate Cheesecake

    5 reviews

    When I have time, I enjoy making cheesecakes. In fact, I’ve come up with a couple of my own recipes,...


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    Lemon Chiffon Cake

    64 reviews

    This moist, airy lemon chiffon cake was my dad's favorite. Mom revamped the original recipe to include lemons. I'm not...


    Raspberry Peach Cupcakes

    6 reviews

    These easy cupcakes, which start with a cake mix, have an appealing combination of fresh fruit and white chocolate. The...


    Rhubarb Jelly-Roll Cake

    4 reviews

    This jelly-roll recipe came from my mom's cookbook, circa 1940. It's continued to by a family classic and is popular...


    Pineapple Marzipan Cupcakes

    The marzipan is subtle in these cupcakes, but oh so good. I've also made this recipe in a loaf pan....


    Elegant Chocolate Torte

    8 reviews

    When I want to serve a really special dessert, I turn to this recipe. The tender, four-layer chocolate cake has...


    Fudgy Peppermint Stick Torte

    9 reviews

    I created this recipe based on a chocolate cake a friend made for me several years ago. It's a favorite...


    Chewy Pecan Pie Bars

    18 reviews

    This treat is one of my husband's favorites. I've been making these bars for many years, and we still can't...

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    Contest-Winning Chocolate Potato Cake

    4 reviews

    I won grand champion honors in a potato festival baking contest with this moist chocolate cake. The icing recipe can...


    Orange Applesauce Cupcakes

    3 reviews

    Kids of all ages rave about these fruity cupcakes. I've been making them for 25 years to serve at potlucks,...


    Mocha Cupcakes

    8 reviews

    Meet the Cook: This recipe is one that I have called on over the years for numerous occasions - birthdays,...


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    California Lemon Pound Cake

    45 reviews

    Citrus trees grow abundantly in California, and I'm always looking for new recipes which use the fruit from the orange...


    Chocolate Toffee Cake

    13 reviews

    “I’ve been making this cake for years, and it’s the most requested cake from my family and friends for coffee...


    Chocolate Banana Cream Cake

    17 reviews

    My inspiration for this cake came from my desire to create a dessert combining my father’s love for cake, my...