11 easy dessert recipes

When you want dessert, you want it now. These yummy desserts are so simple, you'll be devouring them in no time.

By Today's Parent
11 easy dessert recipes

Easy dessert recipes

3-Ingredient Vanilla Ice Cream

Three simple ingredients, no special equipment and six hours to freeze: Can it get any sweeter than this? 

Get the recipe here: 3-Ingredient Vanilla Ice Cream

11 easy dessert recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Lemon-Strawberry Mug Cake

A soft, spongy, not-too-sweet cake that takes a two-minute spin in the microwave? Genius. This delicious treat practically makes itself. 

Get the recipe: Lemon-Strawberry Mug Cake

11 easy dessert recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso


No-Bake Brownie Bites

The worst part of baking brownies is waiting for them to come out of the oven. So skip that step and go straight to the eating with these easy no-bake brownie bites.

Get the recipe: No-Bake Brownie Bites

11 easy dessert recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Chocolate Pound Cake with Fudgy Glaze

Dinner guests will be wowed when this chocolate pound cake appears at the end of the meal. (You don’t have to tell them how easy it was to make!)

Get the recipe: Chocolate Pound Cake with Fudgy Glaze 

11 easy dessert recipesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Apple and Pear Superfood Crumble

What do you get when you combine warm fruits, crunchy toppings and creamy ice cream? A simple and classic dessert that's sure to win over any crowd. 

Get the recipe: Apple and Pear Superfood Crumble

11 easy dessert recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso


Raspberry Sweetheart Cookies

Three simple ingredients are all you need to make these super cute heart-shaped cookies.

Get the recipe here: Raspberry Sweetheart Cookies

11 easy dessert recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Peach Creamsicle Smoothie

Peaches, orange juice, ice cubes, yogurt and a blender are all you'll need to make this sweet and tasty drink. Leftovers can be frozen in a popsicle mould to create another yummy dessert.

Get the recipe: Peach Creamsicle Smoothie

11 easy dessert recipesPhoto: Andrew Grinton

Kiwi Yogurt Cups

This colourful and simple dessert doubles as a healthy snack, just don't tell the kids that. 

Get the recipe: Kiwi Yogurt Cups

11 easy dessert recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso


Strawberry wafflecake

Turn a breakfast favourite into a delicious dessert with this easy wafflecake. Tip: Instead of slicing the cake into wedges, serve each person their own waffle half. 

Get the recipe: Strawberry wafflecake

11 easy dessert recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Perfect oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are a kid (and adult) favourite. These soft and chocolately delights are so easy you'll be tempted to make them for every occassion. 

Get the recipe: Perfect oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

11 easy dessert recipesPhoto: Andrew Grinton

Totable Granola Parfait

Layers of crunchy granola, sweet fruit and creamy yogurt come together to make this delicious parfait the kids will love. 

Get the recipe: Totable Granola Parfait

11 easy dessert recipesPhoto: Jodi Pudge

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This article was originally published on Jul 22, 2016

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