The Gay Globetrotter

Dessert

These dessert recipes will have something for your sweet tooth, whether you’re looking for cookies, cake, pie, ice cream, or anything inbetween!

We love dessert around here, and these are some of our favorite dessert recipes ever.

From classics like strawberry panna cotta and Bisquick peach cobbler to fun twists on classics like cinnamon roll cake, you’ll find it all here.

Something For Everyone

Whether you are looking for rich, indulgent cheesecake or classic chocolate chip cookie, you’ll find something perfect here.

Something on the healthier side? We absolutely love whipping up espresso gelato.

Is The Dessert Done?

It’s best to reference the recipe for exact times and ways to tell it’s ready, but here are some fairly universal ways to check if things are ready:

  • Cakes, dessert loaf – the cake should spring back into place when touched lightly. The edges should be slightly more golden than the center, and a toothpick inserted into the center should come out clean.
  • Cookies, tarts – the edges will be golden brown. For cookies, the center will still be soft but will harden during cooling. Tarts and pie should have a soft interior, with a golden flaky crust.
  • Cheesecake, panna cotta, custard – anything that sets in the fridge will be soft or liquid to begin with and thicken as they set. Look for a decent amount of jiggle, but a dessert that holds it’s shape.

 

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A fork picking up some of a twice baked potato topped with cheese and chives.