Goodness. There are so many deliciously divine desserts in the world. And you know what? October 14 is officially National Dessert Day. That means it's your duty to indulge in one or two today. And you take your responsibilities very seriously, right? Right.
With that in mind, here's a little sweet inspiration for you, featuring nine of our top favorites this fall.
- Pumpkin Patch Almond Bundt Cake
A swirl of pumpkin. A dollop of buttery caramel. A kiss of almond. Sweet mercy. I made this autumn-spiced beauty this week, and it was everything I dreamed it would be. And while this luscious cake looks a little fancy, trust me – it couldn’t be easier to make. Check out the full recipe at the bottom of this post, along with a few fun tips and hints!
- Dark Chocolate Raspberry Bars
Coconut. Dark chocolate. Oatmeal. Raspberry. Honestly, you can't go wrong with these rich layered bars and an ice-cold glass of milk. My kids loved 'em!
- Pumpkin Caramel Mini Cheesecakes
Drizzled with caramel, these silky mini cheesecakes are perfect little bites of spiced pumpkin heaven.
- Classy Chocolate Mint Tiramisu
Stacked with fluffy layers of minty whipped cream and brushed with Irish cream liqueur, this decadent cake is an easy and elegant twist on traditional tiramisu.
- Cranberry Caramel Cobbler
Perfect for fall, this comforting and bubbly cobbler combines sweet-tart cranberries with cozy cinnamon-spiced cake. Serve warm with ice cream or whipped cream.
- Turtle Truffle Fudge Brownies
Gloriously gooey, these fudgy brownies are topped with buttery pecans and caramel. (Since it’s quick and easy, this dessert is one of our family’s favorites for busy weeknights!)
- Stuffed Baked Apples
Fill your home with the spiced aroma of cider, brown sugar and fresh baked apples, thanks to this recipe from my sweet friend Rebecca. You can check out her blog post here »
- Peanut Butter Cup Pound Cake
Pure bliss for chocolate and peanut butter lovers. This classic, kid-friendly combination is always a hit.
- Chocolate Chip Malt Delights
Want to impress your guests? Dipped in chocolate and filled with creamy malted milk goodness, these bite-sized desserts make entertaining easy.
Now what's YOUR favorite? Before you grab a spoon, post a comment right here or tell us on Facebook.
Happy National Dessert Day, friends!