Desserts can be sweet, savory, hot or cold. Read about how to make a warm pie or try your hand at creating your own ice cream. Learn how to prepare a delicious sweet treat that will surely be a palate pleaser.

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Cupcakes seem uniquely suited to our modern sensibilities. They're portion-controlled, portable, easy to make in batches, open to lots of decorating strategies, tasty and can be inexpensive to make. So, who is the genius behind them?

By Sara Elliott

When we broach the topic of cake, we start getting into passionate territory. People define important moments in life, like birthdays, weddings and holidays, with cake. But where did this obsession begin?

By Sara Elliott

Holiday cheer and colorful cookies just seem to go mitten in mitten. Not only are they a hit at any soiree, but they also make great gifts. So, if you plan to deck the halls with trays of cookies, why not go the extra mile and decorate them yourself?

By Emilie Sennebogen


From the early days of scooping out ice cream floats at soda fountains, sundaes now have become a household treat that you can make for yourself and your family. So, why not make Sunday a fun day for making ice cream sundaes at home?

By Emilie Sennebogen

The key to low-calorie desserts? Smaller portions, natural sweetening from fruit and low-fat dairy. These five desserts keep the calorie count low while still satisfying your sweet tooth.

By Debra Ronca

If your sweet tooth is aching, what are you likely to reach for? Ice cream, cheesecake, any cake? If you're American, you're most likely to pick one of these 10 desserts.

By Alia Hoyt & Sarah Gleim

Sherbet and sorbet are nearly identical in name and ingredients so it's no wonder we often confuse the two. So what makes these two frozen desserts different?

By Sharise Cunningham


Why pay big money for an expensive, bakery-made wedding cake when you can easily build your own romantic creation at home? Learn tips on baking a wedding cake in this article.

By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine