Indulge your sweet tooth with these 26 mesmerizing dessert ideas that are perfect for satisfying your cravings after lunch. From decadent chocolate treats and creamy cheesecakes to fruity tarts and irresistible cookies, these recipes offer a wide variety of options to satisfy your post-meal sugar cravings. Whether you prefer classic favorites or are looking to try something new, these desserts provide a range of flavors and textures that will make your afternoon indulgence truly delightful. Embrace the joy of dessert and savor these recipes that are sure to sweeten your day!
Double Chocolate Cake
Indulge in the rich and decadent flavors of this double chocolate cake, topped with a smooth and creamy chocolate coconut whipped cream frosting. Made with only a few simple ingredients, this easy-to-follow recipe will have you enjoying a perfect slice of chocolate heaven in no time!
Recipe: chocolate cake
Austrian Sacher Torte
Austrian sacher torte cake is in the history books as one of the best European desserts, and I’m going to show you how to make it yourself. A moist chocolate sponge is coated and filled with a fine layer of apricot jam before being cloaked in a smooth chocolate glaze.
Recipe: austrian sacher torte
Caramel Apple Crisp Pie
Apple crisp pie is a simple and delicious dessert that combines the sweet and tart flavor of caramel apple filling with a crispy topping. It’s a perfect treat for any occasion, and the aroma of baked apples will fill your home with a cozy and inviting atmosphere.
Recipe: apple crisp pie
Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp
This strawberry rhubarb crisp is a mouth-watering dessert that can be made in under 30 minutes with only 4-ingredient filling and 4-ingredient crisp topping. It is the perfect blend of sweet and tangy flavors and can be enjoyed with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Recipe: strawberry rhubarb crisp
Triple Chocolate Cake
Chocolate lovers will drool over this triple chocolate cake recipe, made with mouthwatering chocolate sponge cake, creamy chocolate whipped ganache frosting and a decadent chocolate ganache drip.
Recipe: triple chocolate cake
This vegan New York-style cheesecake is a dreamy dessert with a velvety texture and a tangy flavor that perfectly complements the bright raspberry sauce. Made with only five whole food ingredients, it’s oil-free and gluten-free, making it a healthier treat without sacrificing taste.
Recipe: baked cheesecake
This Simple Plum Crumble with Crunchy Walnut and Oat Topping is one of the easiest dessert recipes. You can’t go wrong with a crumble. No kneading, no shaping, no decorating. I usually make the crispy topping with a food processor, which is like 2 minutes tops. And a scoop of vanilla ice cream is a must.
Recipe: plum crumble
This vegan blueberry crisp is a quick and easy dessert option that requires just four ingredients. The crispy and crunchy topping pairs perfectly with the sweet and juicy blueberries, making for a delicious and satisfying dessert.
Recipe: blueberry crisp
With notes of vanilla and delightfully sweet cream cheese frosting, this moist and fluffy Pink Cake (Pink Velvet Cake) isn’t just beautiful but incredibly delicious!
Recipe: pink cake
Strawberry Crunch Cake
You are going to fall in love with this easy-to-make delicious Strawberry Crunch Cake! Inspired by the legendary frozen Strawberry Shortcake Ice cream bars this cake tastes just like that ice cream transformed into an amazing cake!
Recipe: strawberry crunch cake
Mini Strawberry Bundt Cakes
These mini strawberry Bundt cakes are so cute! Imagine a light and sweet strawberry cake made with jello. Not only do these look pretty, but they taste really amazing. This would be a nice dessert for Mother’s Day, Easter or a shower.
Recipe: strawberry bundt cakes
This panna cotta is a decadent, silky-smooth Italian dessert made without gelatin or dairy. With only a few simple ingredients, it is a quick and easy dessert that will impress your guests.
Recipe: panna cotta
Blueberry Pie with Lemon Crumble
This blueberry pie is a delicious combination of warm, sweet, and juicy blueberry filling topped with a crunchy, lemony crumble. It’s a perfect dessert with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, and it’s unnoticeably vegan and gluten-free.
Recipe: blueberry pie
Fudgy Brownie Cupcakes
How do you like your chocolate brownies? We like them fudgy, chocolatey, and moist. You need only one bowl and 9 wholesome ingredients to make these festive vegan brownie cupcakes.
What makes Bizcocho dominicano (Dominican cake) so special? The secret is that this cake is incredibly delicate in texture and sinfully delicious. Ours is the oldest, most complete, and most popular Dominican cake recipe on the internet.
Recipe: dominican cake
The Creamiest Rice Pudding
Indulge in the creamiest vegan rice pudding you’ll ever taste with this easy recipe! Fragrant jasmine rice is cooked in a combination of almond milk and canned coconut milk to create a velvety texture, then topped off with a homemade cinnamon berry sauce.
Recipe: rice pudding
Salted Caramel Chocolate Ice Cream Cake
This easy ice cream cake recipe makes a great birthday cake and feeds a crowd! Made with store bought ice cream to be super easy, but homemade caramel and ganache to be extra delicious!
Recipe: ice cream cake
Lemon Meringue Cake
This recipe is all about assembly. The lemon curd must be made ahead and chilled thoroughly; I like to make it the day before – or several days before. Take advantage of this to make your life easier.
Recipe: lemon meringue cake
Hungarian Gerbeaud Cake
Shortcrust pastry layers are smothered with almond jam-walnut filling and covered with rich dark chocolate. This Hungarian Gerbeaud Cake is moist and so delicious!
Recipe: gerbeaud cake
Caramel Nice Cream
Indulge in this luscious vegan caramel nice cream, made with frozen bananas and a rich, velvety caramel flavor blended in. Topped with a drizzle of vegan caramel sauce, this treat is easy to make and perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth any time of day.
Recipe: caramel nice cream
Chocolate Cake with Pumpkin Filling
Chocolate Cake with Pumpkin Filling is the perfect addition to your brunch or dinner table. A light, moist chocolate cake, filled with creamy sweet pumpkin filling and topped with a not too sweet chocolate ganache.
Recipe: chocolate cake
Caramel Apple Crumble
Imagine a juicy cinnamon-caramel sauce mixed with tangy diced apple topped with a fluffy and light crumble topping.
Recipe: apple crumble
Baked Pumpkin Cheesecake
Get ready for any holiday occasion with this vegan pumpkin cheesecake recipe! This baked, oil-free dessert has a perfect texture and aroma, thanks to the homemade pumpkin puree and gingerbread crust.
Recipe: pumpkin cheesecake
Fried Apple Rings (Donuts)
These Fried Apple Rings look like giant apple donuts/doughnuts. They are neither deep-fried nor baked. The juicy apple slices are dipped into a 3-ingredient pancake batter, fried like a pancake and sprinkled with cinnamon sugar.
Recipe: fried apple rings
Light Custard Tart
It is a simple, 5-ingredient vegan custard recipe. Add it to a pre-baked crust, let it set, and enjoy a light and creamy vegan custard tart.
Recipe: custard tart
This simple 3-ingredient Vegan Tapioca Pudding is a lovely and light dessert perfect with fresh fruits or fruit puree.
Recipe: Tapioca Pudding