Desserts For Spring Entertaining
Make these desserts with seasonal fruits and fresh flavors for any springtime celebration from Easter through Mother's Day and beyond.
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Siba's Sunday Trifle
This elegant dessert is deceptively simple to make, thanks to a few sneaky shortcuts.
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Pink Velvet Macarons
Channel spring's blooms with this sweet bouquet made of macarons.
Get the Recipe: Pink Velvet Macarons with Cream Cheese Filling
No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake
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Spring Flower Cupcakes
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Banana Cream Carousel Icebox Cake
Leave the circus for the cake with this no-bake beauty that makes party prep a cinch.
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Lemon Icebox Bars
Get the best out of lemon zest with these dessert bars... no oven required!
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Mother’s Day Cake
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Chocolate Chip Cookies
Need a portable dessert for a spring picnic? Can't go wrong with these chocolate chip cookies!
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Momofuku Milk Bar Crack Pie
This recipe yields two deliciously addictive pies, but we swear we won’t tell if you keep one all for yourself.
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Get the Recipe: Individual Strawberry Trifles
Simple Birthday Cake with Marshmallow Frosting
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Almond Shortbread Cookies
A splash of almond extract intensifies the flavor of these almond shortbread cookies.
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Coffee Angel Food Cake
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Inspired by a classic Dominican confection, this sweet treat features citrus flavors and flurry meringue frosting.
Get the Recipe: Bizcocho Cupcakes
Torta di Carote (Carrot Cake)
Italian yeast adds a tinge of vanilla flavor to this carrot cake.
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Tiny Lemon Angel Cakes with Lemon Confit
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Walnut Cake With American Frosting
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Perfect No-Cook Cheesecake
A punch of citrus zest balances the richness of this no-bake cheesecake.
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Get the Recipe: Carrot Cake
Top light lemon cupcakes with a sweet-tart lemon butter icing for a refreshing, tangy dessert.
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Chocolate Marshmallow Madness Cupcakes
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Tres Leche Cake
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Get the Recipe: Rhubarb Parfait
Lemon Meringue Pie
Ricotta Orange Pound Cake with Strawberries
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Red Velvet Cake
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Apple Bundt Cake
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Yogurt Panna Cotta With Fresh Fruit
With a little forethought, panna cotta is one of the simplest desserts for a dinner party. Make it up to a couple of days ahead, then unmold right before dessert and serve with in-season fruit. This lighter version uses nonfat yogurt in place of the traditional cream.
Get the Recipe: Yogurt Panna Cotta with Rose-Scented Raspberries
Olive Oil Coffee Cake
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Mascarpone Mini Cupcakes With Strawberry Glaze
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Dark Chocolate Peppermint Pattie Cake
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Strawberry Rhubarb Slump
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Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter Pie
Kelsey's Strawberry Shortcake
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Lemon Pound Cake
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Pineapple Upside-Down Cake With Hawaiian Sea Salt
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This lighter version of a favorite Indian ice cream is studded with mango juice, fresh mango and toasted pistachios.
Get the Recipe: Indian Ice Cream: Mango Kulfi