Our favorite elegant but easy dessert recipes for Christmas. However you celebrate the holiday, there's a recipe for you!
With Christmas less than a week away, it's time to finalize the menu! If you still need a dessert, this post is for you! These recipes can be made-ahead, are crazy delicious, and festive for Christmas. Whether your celebration is fancy or more casual, there is something for everyone.
We're having the Peppermint Candy Cane Tart for our family dessert this year, but you can't go wrong with any of these recipes. Enjoy!
Although this silky-smooth, crazy-delicious Salted Butterscotch Panna Cotta has a fancy name and beautiful presentation, it may go down in history as one of the easiest desserts you’ll ever make!
Kladdkaka (aka Swedish Sticky Chocolate Cake) is one of Sweden’s most beloved (and easy) desserts and every chocolate lover’s dream come true! This version is also a one-bowl, no-mixer recipe that comes together quickly with pantry staples!
Just a fancy name for a delicious, super versatile raspberry sauce, this Ridiculously Easy Raspberry Coulis pairs fabulously with chocolate (as in the Kladdkaka pictured above), lemon and a zillion other desserts! Along with being ridiculously easy (check out the video below), it’s also ridiculously delicious!
An unbelievably easy, actually, Ridiculously Easy Sticky Toffee Pudding recipe that makes its own sauce! It sounds crazy, but this recipe creates a light, delicious cake with its own buttery, rich toffee sauce right underneath!
This easy, make-ahead Peppermint Candy Cane Tart is a super festive crowd-pleaser. It’s also melt-in-your-mouth delicious!
This Ridiculously Easy Chocolate Peppermint Sheet Cake is a classic Texas sheet cake all dressed up in holiday attire. The festive, candy cane-studded, vanilla-peppermint buttercream is truly "the icing on the cake"!
Butterscotch Pots de Créme is an elegant, French-inspired, make-ahead dessert that always brings rave reviews. It’s also crazy delicious!
This one-bowl, Easy Gingerbread Cake with Vanilla Bean Icing might just be the easiest, moistest, most delicious cake you’ve ever made!
Everyone goes crazy over this Ridiculously Easy Almond Coconut Cake with its super tender, moist crumb, fabulous flavor and crisp, candy-like glaze. No one has to know it's ridiculously easy to make with just one bowl and no mixer! (Gluten-free adaptation included!)
These beautiful Poinsettia Cupcakes will wow everyone! The technique is super simple.
If you’re looking for a dessert that will WOW everyone but take less than 10 minutes of hands-on time, this Easy Chocolate Peppermint Pots de Crème recipe is it!
Thought for the day:
May the God of hope
fill you with all joy and peace in believing,
so that by the power of the Holy Spirit
you may abound in hope.
What we're listening to for inspiration:
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