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A giant chocolate chip cookie in a pizza pan with chocolate buttercream frosting swirls around the outside edge. And sprinkles are on top of it next to serving plates.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake


You want to try this giant, soft Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake with rich buttercream frosting and sprinkles for your next celebration. This easy, classic cookie recipe will get everyone’s attention and add valuable festive flair to any gathering. Enjoy slices of this soft cookie cake as it is or frost it with one of our decadent buttercream frosting recipes. Then…

A glass pan holding a baked chocolate cake with a person spreading chocolate buttercream frosting on it.

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting


This thick, creamy, and rich homemade Chocolate Buttercream Frosting is the best. It spreads beautifully on everything and holds up well on summer days. You’ll find yourself eating it out of the bowl with a spoon. The thickness and smooth texture are perfect for piping in between layer cakes, topping on cupcakes, brownies, and even cookies. We also use this…

A round sugar cookie in a pizza pan with a cream cheese mixture spread on it. Then it's topped with fresh sliced fruit such as strawberries, kiwi, grapes, and raspberries.,

Fruit Pizza


This beautiful and delicious Fruit Pizza is a summer must! With a soft, sugar cookie crust, delicious cream cheese spread, and all your favorite fresh fruits– what could taste any better? Seriously– this dessert is brimming with fresh fruit and mouthwatering flavor. And what better time to serve this pizza than now as we head into our favorite time of…

A lemon poppy seed bundt cake topped with a creamy lemon cream cheese frosting on a cake plate. A cake server is lifting a big slice off of the plate.

Lemon Poppy Seed Bundt Cake


Here is a recipe for a moist and tender Lemon Poppy Seed Bundt Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting showcasing a delicious fresh lemon juice, lemon zest, and poppy seed flavor. This bundt cake recipe offers the most perfect balance of sweet and tart you’ll ever find. Neither flavor is overwhelming, but instead the perfect complement to the other. The…

A 3 tiered carrot cake with a white cream cheese frosting in-between each layer and on top with nuts. A slice has been cut out of the cake and is being lifted up by a serving utensil.

Layered Carrot Cake


Are you looking for a spiced Layered Carrot Cake recipe that’s flavorful, soft, moist, absolutely mouthwatering and topped with Cream Cheese Frosting? Here is your recipe. Each bite is packed with crushed pineapple, unsweetened applesauce, shredded carrots, ground spices, and a luscious frosting. Easter is just weeks away, and we can’t wait to share this classic homemade Easter recipe with…

2 hollow chocolate balls with hot chocolate mix and mini marshmallows inside next to a mug of hot chocolate.

DIY Hot Chocolate Bombs


DIY Hot Chocolate Bombs have taken the Internet by storm. And why not? They’re easy to make and thrilling to watch disappear into a mug of hot milk only to reappear as exploding hot chocolate mix and marshmallows fill the mug. These are enjoyable for kids and adults— like myself who could watch these explode for hours. Hot Chocolate Bombs…

A plate of brownie cookie sandwiches

Brownie Cookie Sandwiches


Let’s just say it now– these fudgy brownie cookie sandwiches are the ultimate indulgence. You will be wooed by the taste of buttercream frosting sandwiched between two fudgy brownie cookies. This dessert combo is sweet, fudgy, chewy, and with a creamy rich filling. Just one bite into these and you won’t forget them. You’ll be smitten with this fudgy chocolate…

Ice cream sandwiched between a top and bottom layer of yellow cake mix then topped with whipped topping and sprinkles.

Ice Cream Cake


Transform an ordinary cake into a surprising homemade ice cream cake with this simple, easy-to-follow guide. And as your family and friends ooh and aah over this yummy dessert, they’ll never guess just how effortless it was to make. There are so many dreamy and mouthwatering flavors in each bite… soft, moist vanilla cake with cold, smooth ice cream, and…

A 3 layer cake frosted with buttercream icing and garnished with dried pineapple flowers.

Pineapple Cake


If you’re a huge fan of all things pineapple, then this is a must-bake Pineapple Cake. Interestingly, I’ve been looking to recreate the pineapple wedding cake from my destination wedding in Mexico over 11 years ago. So when I finally put the right ingredients together, I couldn’t wait enjoy slice of this homemade Pineapple Cake. And the 11 year wait…

A child's hand reaching for a baking sheet full of fudgy brownie cookies.

Fudgy Brownie Cookies


These homemade gluten and dairy free fudgy brownie cookies have all the best parts of a brownie– the fudgy cake-like middle, chewy edges, and crackly crust. And let’s not forget about the decadent chocolate brownie flavor we all love and have to have. I’m not exaggerating when I say these cookies are my family’s latest sweet tooth obsession. We’re really…