Desserts

Karen Hancock

Summer and ice cream go hand in hand, and with the availability of automatic ice cream machines, homemade ice cream is only about 20 minutes away. While cooked custard is best, this recipe makes great ice cream in a small amount of time - perfect for everyone who is busy.

Karen Hancock

No one will guess that these luscious donuts with a Mexican twist are refrigerator biscuits, and they certainly won't miss the fat from a deep fryer. Serve these on Cinco de Mayo or whenever you serve Mexican food.

Karen Hancock

This yummy cake separates into three layers: crust, custard filling, and cake-like top. It doesn't need frosting or embellishment except for a sprinkling of powdered sugar, and is easy to make.

Karen Hancock

Nothing like its English steamed counterpart, this fresh plum pudding is a cross between a cobbler and clofouti. The custard-like pudding is delicious, and this dessert is very easy to put together.

Karen Hancock

Everyone loves s'mores, and these bars have the flavors, but you don't have to be outdoors to make them and no campfire is required. They can be decorated with sprinkles for special holidays.

Karen Hancock

This luscious coffee cake is perfect to serve for brunch; it goes well with egg dishes, and isn't too sweet. The banana layer is light and airy, and the cream cheese layer is swirled throughout; the cake is topped with walnut streusel.