Italian Pear Cake

This moist fruit-forward cake really requires no frosting, but you could add a decorative sprinkling of powdered sugar to the top before you serve with dark, rich demitasse cups of espresso.

Cranberry Tart with Pecan Crust

Baking this rich yet tart dessert in a spring-form pan makes it easy to create a show-stopping presentation for your holiday finale. Use your very best cake plate, and decorate with candied chestnuts and twists of lemon peel around the base of the tart.

Honey Whipped Cream

Treat yourself (and your guests), with this unique twist on whipped cream! Delicious on any pie, cake or crumble. If you don’t have an electric mixer, you can do this by hand with a whisk, but be warned it will take quite a bit of muscle and time to achieve nice, soft peaks. 

Cranberry Apple Crumble

Give this sweet, seasonal recipe a try. The fresh cranberries make this crumble pleasantly tart and the oats add a nice crunchy bite. Enjoy with your favorite non-dairy vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of maple syrup. 

Apricot Kolacky

A short list of ingredients is all you need to create these beautiful, irresistible gems. Serve a plateful of these delicious treats with a tall glass of iced tea or a hot espresso for a tasty treat. While apricot jam is a traditional filling, you can also use blueberry or strawberry compote or apple pie filling. 

Balsamic Glazed Strawberries

The tangy sweet sauce showcases fresh-picked strawberries at the height of the season. Spoon some over sliced pound cake or angel food cake for a special dessert. 

Dark Chocolate Clusters

The best thing about this recipe is its adaptabilitiy. Try adding in whatever nuts, dried fruits or other add-ins you have in your pantry. Simple yet decadent, this is a quick and easy recipe that will be sure to satisfy any sweet tooth! 

Chocolate Butternut Squash Fudge Cake

There are only a couple ingredients but it still turns out fudgy, rich, and has a mousse-like texture. It is high in protein and fat and also low carb. You will never find anything like it online!


Tangerine Ricotta Bars

When glorious tangerines appear in the produce section, buy a bag  and make these bars. The creamy ricotta filling is laced with fragrant tangerine zest and tangy juice for a lively winter dessert.

Vegan Coconut Macaroons

This recipe is deceptively simple and delicious. Make sure to let the cookies cool and set before removing from the baking sheet to help them keep their shape. 


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