This coconut cake is a guaranteed showstopper at any holiday meal or special occasion. The beautiful flakes of coconut are reminiscent of snow. But one taste of the sunny pineapple will transport you to the tropics. —Monica Kennedy, Johnson City, Tennessee
Skip the long grocery list. You can make these easy desserts using five ingredients or less (plus staples like salt, pepper and oil). We’ve included cakes, bars, truffles and more that guarantee extra room in the pantry and happy smiles around the table.
Prepare these easy make-ahead desserts—ice cream desserts, berry-topped cheesecakes, cream pies and chocolate tortes—in 30 minutes or less, then pop in the freezer or refrigerator the day before parties and potlucks.