Sweet Recipes for Easy Desserts

From cakes and pies to brownies and cheesecake, these rich and delicious recipes are sure to please.

| Winter 2018

  • A slice of Red Velvet Cake with Buttercream Frosting.
    Photo by GettyImages/AbbieImages
  • A Buttermilk Brownie topped with a scoop of ice cream.
    Photo by GettyImages/Juanmonino
  • A slice of Caramel Pecan Cheesecake, topped with caramel sauce and whole pecans.
    Photo by Getty Images/DebbiSmirnoff
  • A piece of Decadent Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake garnished with fresh strawberries.
    Photo by Getty Images/joecicak
  • A Peanut Butter Custard Pie with a slice on a plate, next to a glass of ice-cold milk.
    Photo by Getty Images/Tom Kelley Archive
  • Two slices of Swiss Roll Cake on a plate.
    Photo by Getty Images/hanhanpeggy

Whether you’re looking for an after-supper dessert, a Sunday afternoon indulgence, or a tasty treat to take to a potluck, the following desserts are guaranteed to satisfy any sweet tooth.

Not many of us can deny the sense of comfort and happiness sweet treats bring to the table, and while we shouldn’t splurge on sweets all the time, when we do, we should make them count. Desserts that are rich go a long way, so we can have a smaller serving, yet still fulfill our craving.

Here are some sweet, indulgent dessert recipes from the Capper’s Farmer archives that are sure to make any occasion memorable.

Red Velvet Cake With Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Buttermilk Brownies Recipe

Caramel Pecan Cheesecake Recipe



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