Eat Dessert First!

Life is to short to skimp on the good stuff, so here at GreatGrub we have a wealth of delicious dessert recipes. From fruit to chocolate and cake to pie we’ve got the recipe to set satisfy your sweet tooth.

Top 10 Cookies

  1. Chewy chocolate chip cookies
  2. Oreo Cream Cheese Cookies
  3. Snickerdoodles
  4. Coconut Chocolate Bottom Macaroons
  5. Lebkuchen
  6. Scottish Shortbread
  7. Grandma’s molasses krinkles
  8. Homemade fortune cookies
  9. No Bake Cookies
  10. Chocolate Amaretti
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Flat Cookies?

People ask me all the time why their cookies run flat when they bake them. The answer is easy. They are skipping a critical step which is to … more

Top 10 Desserts

  1. Homemade butterscotch pudding
  2. White Trash Toffee
  3. Chocolate mousse
  4. Molten Chocolate Cakes with Kirsch Sauce
  5. Rice crispy treats
  6. Super Moist Banana Bread
  7. Sugar Dusted Doughnuts
  8. 2-4-6 shortbread
  9. Creme Caramel
  10. Homemade Chocolate Marshmallows

Baker’s Creed

The bakers’ creed says that ingredients for baking should be at room temperature before mixing. This general rule of thumb applies to ingredients such as eggs, butter and dairy. Eggs incorporate better, butter creams better and cold milk will only make the other ingredients cold again. more

Cup Cakes

Di’s coconut cupcakes
Devil’s Food Cupcakes
Carrot cake muffins

Star Tip

For decorating cupcakes, I recommend using a #825 star tip. You’d want to pipe the frosting in concentric circles on the top of the cupcake starting on the outer edge and moving inward toward the center. more


Down on the farm apple pie
Grandma’s Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
Cinnamon Nutmeg Apple Pie
Pumpkin Pie
Pumpkin puree for pumpkin pie from scratch
Vermont Pecan Pie
Easy berry pie
Grandma’s Country Pie Dough

Political Pie

The origin of Humble Pie comes from the word umbles which refers to the inferior parts of, typically, a cow or deer (heart, liver, offal, etc). These parts were often used by the lower classes, mixed with ingredients like apples, currants, mace, cloves and nutmeg … more


Brownies for brownies
Fudgy toffee brownies
“Contraband” brownie
The Famous Brighton Chocolate Brownies

Origin of brownie

The name “brownies” first appeared in the 1896 Boston Cooking School Cookbook, where it describes molasses cakes baked in small tins. The first known recipe for brownies was published in the 1897 Sears, Roebuck Catalogue. The origin of … more


Grandmas’ Yellow Cake
Carrot cake
Easy Chocolate Cake
Molten Chocolate Cakes with Kirsch Sauce
Chocolate Mousse Cake
Chocolate-mint crusted cheesecake w/dollop of cranberries
Chocolate Frosting
Pluot Coffee Cake
Flourless chocolate cake
Rum & Espresso Devil’s Food Cake
Mum’s honey cake
Gingerbread Cake
South African carrot cake
Jewish Apple Cake for Pesach
Yogurt Cake
Jam Cake

Want Moist Cake?

Add a dollop of mayonnaise to your cake batter to ensure a moist product. Mayonnaise is made of egg yolks and oil. The yolk brings a richer taste and the oil helps with the moisture. more

Ice Cream & Sorbet

French Vanilla Ice Cream
Fresh mint ice cream
Meyer lemon ice cream
French Custard Base
Chai Tea Ice cream
Avocado Ice Cream
Blackcurrant semi freddo ice cream
Rose Petal Sorbet
Mango Sorbet
Mint lime sorbet
Tangerine Sorbet
Lello Gelato Junior ice cream maker

Frozen Ketchup?

Baskin Robbins once tested ketchup ice cream. They claim this was the only vegetable flavored ice cream they ever produced. However, after making gallons of the stuff, they realized it would not sell to anyone but eight-year-old boys … more

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Strictly Chocolate

Chocolate mousse
Devil’s Food Cupcake
Fudgy toffee brownies
Chocolate Bottom Macaroons
Chocolate bread pudding
Chocolate Marzipan Pockets
Chocolate Amaretti
“Contraband” brownie
Brownies for brownies
Rum & Espresso Devil’s Food Cake
Homemade Chocolate Marshmallows
Molten Chocolate Lava with Kirsch Sauce
Chocolate-mint crusted cheesecake w/dollop of cranberries
More Chocolate

Quick and Easy Desserts

Oreo Cream Cheese Cookies
No Bake Cookies
Strawberries & Cream
Mango Sorbet
Calvados Apples
Ice cream the easy way
Chantilly Cream
Strawberries with balsamic vinegar
More Great Desserts

Fruit Desserts

Strawberries & Cream
Peppered Cantaloupes
Calvados Apples
Jam Cake
Avocado Ice Cream
Queer plum cake
Banana-Strawberry Bread
Mango Sorbet
Asian pear in sake
Anonymous Rose Petal Sorbet
Easy berry pie
Tangerine Sorbet
More Desserts

Delicious tags

If you still haven’t found something to satiate that craving for sweets, do not fear for we’ve got loads more for you to choose from. Try:

Baking, Desserts, Cookies, Cakes, Cupcakes, Ice Cream, and Pies.

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