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Desserts for Two

Looking for desserts for two? Find dessert for two recipes including romantic desserts for two, chocolate desserts for two, and more desserts for two recipes from the cooking for two magazine.

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We have a plum tree in our yard, and some years it's so full of fruit that its branches have to be propped up. I always make one or two tarts to freeze for later.
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Fresh Strawberry Sauce

Fresh Strawberry Sauce

Fresh Strawberry Sauce

THIS SAUCE was first served to me by my mother, who was a wonderful cook. During these months when strawberries are so plentiful, I like to keep this sauce on hand so I can improvise a delightful dessert for just the two of us. It's delicious over ice cream or angel food cake. -Joyce Courtney, West Chester, Ohio

Strawberries 'n' Cream Tarts

Strawberries 'n' Cream Tarts

Strawberries 'n' Cream Tarts

These pretty tartlets are a yummy treat when fresh berries are in season. I always receive rave reviews whenever I make them, " enthuses Karen Tysdal of Duluth, Minnesota.

Grilled Peaches and Berries

Grilled Peaches and Berries

Grilled Peaches and Berries

Simple ingredients brown sugar, butter and lemon juice release the flavors of the peaches and blueberries when they are grilled in a foil pouch. Cleanup couldn't be easier for this recipe from Sharon W. Bickett of Chester, South Carolina.
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Pears in Spiced Raisin Sauce

Pears in Spiced Raisin Sauce

Pears in Spiced Raisin Sauce

Because it's so easy to make, we enjoy this dessert often. I usually make extra, as it keeps well, and we don't mind good-tasting leftovers. -Davida Nicholson, Washington, Iowa

Lemon-Raspberry Ribbon Pie

Lemon-Raspberry Ribbon Pie

Lemon-Raspberry Ribbon Pie

“Raspberries have always been a temptation for me, so this simple recipe is a treasure,” Amy Griffith writes from Plover, Wisconsin.

Cranberry Pear Cobblers

Cranberry Pear Cobblers

Cranberry Pear Cobblers

These individual cranberry-and-pear treats feature a hint of ginger and cinnamon. Served warm, topped with ice cream, their home-style flavor is sure to please any sweet tooth's craving. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Citrus-Melon Sorbet

Citrus-Melon Sorbet

Citrus-Melon Sorbet

This refreshing dish can be made with many different kinds of fruit. My mom used to make this all the time during the summer. —Patricia Hancock, Hawthorne, New Jersey

Chocolate Malted Bread Pudding

Chocolate Malted Bread Pudding

Chocolate Malted Bread Pudding

“Some leftover bread, an open can of chocolate syrup and a package of malted milk balls inspired this yummy recipe. Adding almonds gave the pudding a pleasing crunch,” writes Roxanne Chan from Albany, California.

Apple Raisin Pie

Apple Raisin Pie

Apple Raisin Pie

Whenever I serve this pie, someone at the table usually asks for a second piece. It has old-fashioned goodness and a delicious, crunchy topping. —Arnold Beatley, Portola, California

Best Strawberry Shortcake

Best Strawberry Shortcake

Best Strawberry Shortcake

For a dazzling summer dessert, you can’t beat juicy strawberries and fresh whipped cream over homemade shortcake. My father added even more indulgence to this recipe by buttering the shortcake. —Shirley Joan Helfenbein, Lapeer, Michigan.

Boston Cream Sponge Cakes

Boston Cream Sponge Cakes

Boston Cream Sponge Cakes

From Harrison, Arizona, Jan Badovinac shares her recipe for these tender, mini sponge cakes filled with vanilla custard and frosted with luscious chocolate. This dessert is sure to impress!
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