Everyone needs handful of go-to dessert recipes – delicious, easy desserts that impress every single time.
I have 5 amazing cakes and a trifle that I make whenever I’m entertaining or need to take a dessert to a pot-luck or a family gathering.
The ingredients are simple, the recipes are not complicated, and these desserts are always a hit because they taste uh-mazing!
Warning: Be prepared to share because every time you serve one of these desserts, you WILL have people asking for the recipe! 🙂
Here are 6 G0-To Desserts that Your Family Will Love:
I have 2 cakes that I make and serve all year round. They are out-of-this-world!
You bake both of them in a 9×13 pan so they’ll feed a crowd. However, even at home, with a small family, these won’t last long. Our family of 4 will polish off one of these cakes in a couple of days because they’re so good we just can’t stop ourselves:
Crazy Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Icing: The way you bake and cool it IS crazy, but that’s why it’s one of the best banana cakes you’ll ever taste!
Crazy-Good Carrot Cake: Yes, it IS crazy-good. Quite possibly the best carrot cake you’ll ever taste. It’s so dense, moist and full of flavour. My guys and their friends once polished off an entire 9×13 pan in about 15 minutes while they were playing road hockey in the drive-way. Gone in a flash.
This Rhubarb Scratch Cake is amazing in the spring when the rhubarb patch is bursting with fruit.
Tart, tangy rhubarb and a sugar-crust topping. Mmm-mmmm! Fantastic for a family dinner or to take to a summer barbecue or picnic.
Here’s another cake that’s perfect for summer entertaining, and SO easy to make! Thanks to the convenience of a store-bought pound cake and a super-easy filling, you can have this Blueberry Pineapple Shortcake ready in minutes. Feel free to top with whatever fresh fruit you have on hand!
This layered Luscious Lemon Delight is a light and fluffy dessert that’s perfect any time of year. It’s one of those classic family desserts that you can never go wrong with.
And lastly, here’s a dessert that will feed a large crowd. You won’t believe how easy this Black Forest Trifle is to make. You need just 5 convenient ingredients! You gotta love a simple recipe that looks and tastes THIS. Perfect for family gatherings and celebrations.
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