If you have a family or friend with a sweet tooth, it won’t matter what you serve for dinner…for them it’s all about the dessert!
When thinking of desserts, there are so many options to choose from. There are cakes, cookies, pastries, puddings and more. Flavors can range from rich and decadent to light and fruity. You might even want to create a dessert that is themed to fit a holiday or occasion.
At Moms Who Think, we take our desserts seriously! That’s why we devote an entire section to dessert recipes alone. Our nine page section (that’s right, nine pages!!) has just about every type of dessert you can think of.
While scrolling through our pages may be the only way to truly get a handle on the vast variety we offer, some tempting recipes include those for our Blueberry Money Bread, our Chocolate Roll Recipe and our Seven Up Cake. Each recipe has a brief description of the item, a list of ingredients and step by step directions that are sure to set you up for success.
Desserts are a great way to end every meal and make them memorable, especially for those who crave something sweet! Our recipes provide several options for decadent desserts your guests are sure to love. Your only problem will be choosing just one!
Vintage and Traditional Cake Recipes
Our collection of cake recipes are the favorites, the ones that are baked for special occasions and birthday parties or when a perfect rich treat is needed to end a great meal.
From rich and delicious chocolate cake to spice laden carrot cake, you’ll find your favorite here.
Creamy Decadent Cheesecake Recipes
With recipes for the intensely rich New York cheesecake to gourmet flavors like pumpkin, eggnog or cookies and cream, you won’t run out of ways to make everyone’s favorite dessert.
Whether you’re trying a new flavor or an old favorite, these are the best cheesecake recipes to indulge in.
Blue Ribbon Pie Recipes
We have the pie recipes for classics like Apple Pie, Cherry Pie, Blueberry Pie and Lemon Meringue Pie to old-fashioned favorite pie recipes for Raisin Pie, Nesselrode Pie, and Millionaire Pie.
Bake a favorite or try a new recipe, but remember to save room for pie!
Cookie Jar Favorites Cookie Recipes
Bake a homemade treat and fill the cookie jar, we have the cookie recipes everyone loves.
From the old-fashioned, to the tried and true favorites, to the quick and easy recipes, they’re all here! Melt in your mouth shortbread, sugar cookies, chocolate chip cookies to please everyone and more.
Rich Fudge Recipes
Fudge is a creamy, silky smooth treat that is easy to whip up as a special treat or a thoughtful decadent gift for someone you care about.
If you need a bit of pampering for yourself, the fudge recipes we have will take you away.
Caramel Frosted Chocolate Cake RecipePublished:
Caramel Frosted Chocolate Cake Caramel and chocolate have long been perfect partners and this recipe is one reason why. The rich caramel of the frosting and the deep chocolate cake flavor both shine through without too much of one or the other. Chocolate Cake with Caramel Frosting Ingredients: Cake Ingredients: 3 squares (1 ounce each) […]Read more »
Chocolate Angel Food Cake RecipeUpdated:
Chocolate Angel Food Cake Angel Food Cake is white and Devil’s Food Cake is chocolate…everyone knows that… or do they? Prepare to get your world rocked by this Chocolate Angel Food Cake. Let’s start at the beginning. Angel’s Food Cake is a sponge cake made with flour, sugar and egg whites. It is unique because […]Read more »
Apple Gingerbread Cake RecipePublished:
Apple Gingerbread Upside-Down Cake Recipe Apples and gingerbread work well together as a perfect flavor pairing in this twist on the traditional pineapple upside-down cake. It’s a warmly spiced cake for fall or great as a different take on plain holiday gingerbread cake. Apple Gingerbread Cake Ingredients: Apple Layer: 1/4 cup butter, melted1/3 cup packed […]Read more »
Chocolate Chip Cake RecipeUpdated:
Chocolate Chip Cake Recipe Chocolate chip cake is a simple yet classic favorite. With the taste of a cookie in a dense cake, you get the best of both worlds. This is a perfect cake for pairing with coffee and some recharging time for yourself. Chocolate Chip Cake Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups flour3 teaspoons baking powder1 […]Read more »
Chocolate Roll RecipePublished:
Chocolate Roll Recipe Roll cakes are made for frosting lovers! Every bite of cake has filling with it so you don’t have to fight for the corner piece of cake anymore. This one has a whipped cream filling, much like the beloved ho-ho’s and yodels of childhood. Chocolate Roll Chocolate Roll Ingredients : 5 eggs1/2 […]Read more »
Banana Oatmeal Crumb Cake RecipeUpdated:
Banana Oatmeal Crumb Cake This is a great tasting breakfast or afternoon coffee cake. Without the extra sweetness of sugary frosting it doesn’t have the sugar crash that comes with heavier cakes. We made this as muffins (pictured) and as a cake, it’s a versatile recipe and super easy to make. If you’re making muffins, […]Read more »
Cinnamon Swirl Bundt Cake RecipeUpdated:
Cinnamon Swirl Bundt Cake Perfect for breakfast or as a coffee cake, this wonderfully moist bundt cake is filled with a tasty brown sugar cinnamon swirl. Take it to any gathering or have it ready for a quick breakfast, it’s a dessert sure to go fast! Cinnamon Bundt Cake Recipe Ingredients: 3/4 cup butter1 1/2 […]Read more »
Strawberry Shortcake RecipePublished:
Strawberry Shortcake Recipe Nothing says summer like old fashioned strawberry shortcake. With a crumbly cake filled with sweet, sun kissed strawberries and fresh whipped cream; this recipe is a delightful taste of summertime in every morsel. Strawberry Shortcake Ingredients: Cake Ingredients 2 quarts fresh strawberries, sliced1 cup sugar2 cups all-purpose flour2 Tablespoons sugar3 teaspoons baking […]Read more »
Gooey Butter Cake RecipePublished:
Gooey Butter Cake This wonderfully simple cake is rich and gooey, without the need for frosting of any kind. Famous in St. Louis and sold in dozens of flavors there, the plain is still the all-time favorite choice. If you haven’t had butter cake, this is a must-try St. Louis treat! If you have had […]Read more »
Mafioso Chocolate Cake RecipePublished:
Mafioso Chocolate Cake Mafioso Chocolate Cake with La Famiglia Chocolate Frosting is just as rich as the Don himself. Surrounded by the best ingredients instead of bullets, this is the cake to serve for family gatherings (that don’t involve illegal plotting and revenge). While the secrets of La Famiglia remain shrouded in mystery, the recipe […]Read more »
Black Forest Cake RecipePublished:
Black Forest Cake Recipe This rich dark chocolate cake filled with cherries and decadent kirsch make it a cake that will impress even the most jaded foodies. Black Forest Cake Ingredients: 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda1 teaspoon salt1/2 cup shortening1 1/2 cups white sugar2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla […]Read more »
Tiramisu Cake RecipeUpdated:
Tiramisu Cake Recipe Tiramisu is a well-known Italian dessert. It made by dipping ladyfingers (soft, spongy biscuits) in coffee and layering with a whipped mixture of eggs, sugar and mascarpone cheese flavored with cocoa. The result is a light, creamy coffee flavored dessert. It is said that the origin of tiramisu dates back to the […]Read more »
Peanut Butter Cake RecipePublished:
Peanut Butter Cake with Chocolate Frosting Peanut butter cup lovers will rave about this cake, it’s a delicious peanut butter cake enrobed in rich chocolate frosting. A definitely distinctive flavor, peanut butter cake is everything you want in a cake including the chocolate! Peanut Butter Cake Ingredients: Cake Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup […]Read more »
Orange Chiffon Cake RecipePublished:
Orange Chiffon Cake Chiffon cakes are light and airy, much like angel food cakes (but moister). This recipe is a 1950’s classic, and has withstood the test of time. Perfect for springtime, this orange chiffon cake is a refreshing dessert that is perfectly sweet without being overwhelming. Orange Chiffon Cake Recipe Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups […]Read more »
Rum Cake RecipePublished:
Rum Cake Recipe This rum cake recipe is made with the famous Bacardi rum. It’s a crowd pleaser when you want something extra special for dessert. Top with whipped cream and berries or fruit slices for an elegant touch when serving. Bacardi Rum Cake Ingredients: For the cake: 1 cup chopped pecans – substitute with […]Read more »
Banana Chocolate Chunk Cake RecipeUpdated:
Banana Chocolate Chunk Cake Chocolate and banana, the perfect blend! This cake recipe will be the hit of any gathering and gives even Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey ice cream a run for it’s money for favorite dessert! Banana Chocolate Chunk Cake Recipe Ingredients: Cake Ingredients: 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar […]Read more »
Amish Friendship Bread Recipe VariationsUpdated:
When you have Amish Friendship Bread starter coming out your ears and your friends stop answering the door when they see you coming with that familiar bag of bread-to-be; you need different and tasty ways to use up your starter. Even if you aren’t sick of the basic recipe, a little variety is a good […]Read more »
Filled Cheesecake RecipeUpdated:
Filled Cheesecake Instead of topping the cheesecake with pie filling, it is baked right in for a wonderful cross between traditional fruit pie and cheesecake. Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup butter 1 3/4 cups cherry pie filling (or any […]Read more »
New Orleans Bread Pudding RecipeUpdated:
New Orleans Bread Pudding Ingredients: 12 cups (cubed), French bread7 Tablespoons unsalted butter 2 cups heavy cream 4 cups whole milk 6 large eggs 1 3/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons light brown sugar 4 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup raisins Whiskey Sauce (recipe […]Read more »
Blueberry Bread Pudding RecipeUpdated:
Blueberry Bread Pudding Ingredients: 1 pound loaf French bread, day old8 oz package cream cheese2 cups frozen blueberries2 cups whole milk1 cup half & half1/2 cup brown sugar1/2 cup white sugar1 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon vanilla7 eggs Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray large baking dish (11 x 15) with non-stick spray. 2. […]Read more »
Cinnamon Raisin Bread Pudding RecipeUpdated:
Cinnamon Raisin Bread Pudding Ingredients: 4 large eggs, lightly beaten1 1/2 cups milk2/3 cup maple syrup1/2 heavy cream1/3 cup brown sugar1 Tablespoon vanilla extract1 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 cup raisins1 1/2 loaves day old cinnamon-raisin breadcustard hard sauce (recipe below) Directions: 1. Combine first 7 ingredients in a large bowl; stir in raisins. 2. Cut bread […]Read more »
Apple Bread Pudding RecipeUpdated:
Apple Bread Pudding Ingredients: 4 cups cubed French bread3 eggs, lightly beaten1 can sweetened condensed milk1 3/4 cups hot water1/4 cup butter, melted1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 teaspoon cinnamon3 cups finely chopped and peeled apples Apple Bread Pudding Directions: 1. Tear or cut up bread and set aside. 2. Mix eggs in large bowl. Mix […]Read more »
Slow Cooker Bread Pudding RecipeUpdated:
Slow Cooker Bread Pudding Ingredients: 2 eggs, slightly beaten2 1/4 cups milk1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 teaspoon salt2 cups bread cubes1/2 cup brown sugar1/2 cup raisins or chopped dates Crock Pot Bread Pudding Directions: 1. Combine eggs with milk, vanilla extract, cinnamon, salt, bread, sugar and raisins. 2. Pour into a 1 1/2-quart […]Read more »
Lemon Bread Pudding RecipeUpdated:
Lemon Bread Pudding Ingredients: 3 rounded cups of 1/2-inch bread cubes (French bread works best) 1 Tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1 cup whipping cream 1 cup whole milk 1 cup sugar 3 Tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 large eggs, separated 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice confectioners’ sugar […]Read more »