42 Delicious and Easy Dessert Recipes You Will Use Again and Again

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Do you have a major sweet tooth?

But are you lacking the patience it requires to make desserts sometimes?

Well, if you answered yes to either (or both!) of those statements, then we have a lot in common because I love desserts, but I often dislike how complicated some dessert recipes are.

I mean, let’s be real for a second. When you have a craving for something sweet you don’t want to wait to 3 hours before you can indulge. Am I the only one who feels this way?

Well, according to my research, I’m not. If I was there wouldn’t be the need for so many easy dessert recipes flooding the internet. Which brings us back to this post. I’m going to share with you some of the internet’s most delicious and easy dessert recipes.

Are you ready? Great! Let’s get moving… Easy Dessert Recipes

1. Pineapple Sunshine Cake

This cake not only looks delicious, but it is so simple to make. All you need is a boxed cake mix, some pineapple with the juice, some eggs, and oil.

Then guess what? You have a delicious cake on your hands. To top it off, they even give you a recipe for a delicious frosting.

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2. Hummingbird Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting

You know by the name that this bread has got to be sweet. But to have ingredients as delicious as pineapple, coconut, and pecans. I can hardly stand it.

Then you have a delicious cream cheese icing to top off the mega-hit of sweetness. So if you have a super sweet tooth and want something that you can easily throw together, then you’ve got to check this out.

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3. Cherry Berry Dump Cake

My mother-in-law was the first person that introduced me to a dump cake. They truly are very simple to make yet so delicious.

But this dump cake literally takes the cake because it includes cherry pie filling, blueberry filling, and pecans. Those are some of my favorite ingredients in easy dessert recipes.

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4. Do Nothing Cake

This cake kind of tells on itself. Though it is made from scratch, it doesn’t require a ton of effort on the baker’s part.

Actually, you mix up the ingredients, pour them in a pan, then bake the cake. You poke holes in the cake and dump more ingredients in it until you end up with one delicious cake.

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5. Easy Pineapple Fluff

I love all of the fluff easy dessert recipes, but I’m a huge fan of pineapple so this one definitely caught my attention.

So if you love pineapple fluff, then you’ll love this easy recipe. Fluff goes great as a side dish or as a simple and light dessert.

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6. Strawberry Doughnut Shortcake

I only promised these desserts would be on the simple side to make. I never promised that they wouldn’t add ten pounds to your waistline in one sitting. Nor did I promise that you wouldn’t need a dentist afterward.

So in case you hadn’t guessed, these easy dessert recipes are pretty intense. They divide a doughnut in half and fill it with strawberry filling and whipped cream. That sounds so good!

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7. No-Bake Pineapple Dream Dessert

This dessert is another one that seems really easy to make, but also would be very soothing on a hot day.

So you make a graham cracker crust, then fill it with cream cheese and pineapple. Finally, you top it off with cool whip, pineapple, and crushed coconut.

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8. Easy Monkey Bread

People love monkey bread because it is warm, delicious, and has lots of great and familiar flavors in it.

Well, this monkey bread is no different. It is made with canned biscuits and topped with tons of delicious ingredients like cinnamon and nuts.

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9. Layered Strawberry Trifle

This is my go-to dessert anytime I go anywhere. The reason is that it is super easy to make and people absolutely love it.

So the next time you are in the mood for a summertime dessert, turn to this one. Though it is very sweet, it feels very light since angel food cake and strawberries are at the forefront.

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10. Sugar Cream Pie

This pie is like a custard pie. It requires very few ingredients, which makes it not only easy but frugal too.

So the next time you are in the mood for an old-fashioned dessert, you should reach for this pie recipe and check it out.

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11. Apple Fries with Caramel Cream Dip

This dessert is pretty straight forward. You slice an apple, toss it in a delicious batter, and then pan fry the apple slices.

Then you complete the dessert with a delicious caramel sauce for dipping. Traditional flavors taken outside of the box in a delicious way.

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12. Chocolate Covered Cheesecake Bites

When I saw this tutorial, I knew I had to share it because it makes something so traditional and delicious into something so easy to make.

So if you have an ice cube tray and a few basic ingredients, you can make these delicious bites.

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13. Super Easy Twix Pound Cake

Oh my, how I love Twix bars. You have no idea how much I love them. When I saw that it could then be turned into a pound cake and easily, I was hooked.

So if you love Twix bars as much as I do, then you’ll want to check out this recipe and indulge.

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14. Magic Custard Cake

This cake calls for very few ingredients. It can be easily pulled together for your enjoyment in a flash.

Then when the cake is done, you just lightly dust it with powdered sugar. So it is another cake that fills that sweet craving without being super heavy.

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15. Irresistible Oreo Fluff

Do you love Oreos? Do you love fluff desserts? If so, then you’re definitely going to want to tune into this one.

Why? Because it is literally both of those turned into one fascinating, delicious, and easy dessert.

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16. Cake Batter Lush Dessert

When I was researching for this article my son leaned over and saw this dessert and said, “Oh Mom, I really like that one!”

So needless to say, Mom will be making him this dessert sometime in the near future. You should try it out too, if you like cake batter, and tell us what you think.

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17. Mexican Fried Ice Cream Dessert

I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this before, but my favorite cuisine is Mexican. One of my favorite parts of that cuisine is the fried ice cream.

So when I ran across this super simple dessert, that is a play on fried ice cream, I knew it had to be shared with you guys.

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18. Chick-fil-a Cookies and Cream Milkshakes

I love the milkshakes at Chick-fil-a. They are so rich and creamy. I am especially a fan of the Oreo milkshake.

So when I saw someone had found how to recreate them easily at home, I figured other milk shake lovers would be interested as well.

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19. Easy Banana Cream Pie

One of my favorite desserts is banana pudding, and I love banana cream pie too. Pies don’t always feel like the easiest dessert to make.

That is until I came across the recipe. She simplifies making a banana cream pie and makes it into something that is delicious and doable.

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20. Boston Cream Poke Cake

A poke cake is a really simple cake that is baked to a certain point and then has lots of different holes poked all in the top of it.

Then you fill those holes with delicious ingredients. Finally, you top the cake off. This cake is created with the Boston Cream Pie in mind and it sounds so good!

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21. Easy Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

Would you like a really easy cake to make for someone special’s birthday or just as a special treat?

If so, then you should check out the recipe for this ice cream sandwich cake. It looks so creamy and full of chocolate while not being too complicated to construct.

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22. Peanut Butter Cookie Lasagna

This lasagna is not like anything like your mama made, I bet. This one is filled with chocolate and caramel.

Along with lots of whipped cream and super sweet flavors. So the next time you are craving lasagna, think of this one.

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23. Easy Strawberry Sweet Rolls

Everyone thinks of cinnamon rolls and cinnamon rolls are delicious, don’t get me wrong. Yet, I think that these strawberry sweet rolls need some attention too.

See, these are yummy rolls filled with delicious strawberry flavor. They are then topped with super sweet icing. They sound so good!

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24. Muddy Buddy Krispy Treats

I’m a huge fan of Muddy Buddy Chex Mix. I think it tastes so good with the chocolate and peanut butter flavors.

But when you take those same flavors and mix that with a Rice Krispy Treat, you have a spectacular dessert on your hands.

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25. Death By Chocolate Poke Cake

In case you haven’t noticed by now, poke cakes are pretty easy. Also, they can be transformed into many different flavors.

So if you are a choc-a-holic, then you’ll definitely be interested in this cake. It is filled with lots of cake and lots of chocolate.

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26. Cinnamon Rice Pudding

Rice pudding is a dessert that came from times of hardship during the Great Depression. People would use left over rice and turn it into a great dessert or breakfast.

However, that dessert was so delicious and so easy that it is still with us today. This recipe puts a twist on traditional rice pudding and gives it a delicious cinnamon flavor.

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27. No-Bake Chocolate Oats Bar

This is very similar to a no-bake cookie. I have many fond memories of making those cookies with my grandmother as a little girl.

But this takes those cookies and puts them into a more filling bar. That way you get more of the flavor because the bites are bigger.

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28. Fruit Salsa With Cinnamon Chips

I’m a big fan of having fruit with my dessert. I think that is why I’m so drawn to this easy, delicious, and frugal recipe.

Basically, you create a delicious fruit salsa. Then you dip into with cinnamon baked chips. It looks light and delicious.

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29. Cinnamon Sugar Doughnuts

I used to make doughnuts for my kids pretty regularly. They loved them. There is just nothing like a homemade doughnut.

Though, they can be a lot of work. These doughnuts take some of the work out of it, since they are made from fried biscuit dough.

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30. Chocolate Turtle Apple Slices

Are you trying to stay a little healthy with your dessert life? If so, then you might want to try this dessert.

Basically, you put an apple slice on a stick. Then you dip it in chocolate and caramel. It looks delicious.

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31. Slow Cooker Brownie Pudding

What is even better than a rich, chocolate brownie pudding? A dessert that pretty well cooks itself.

So if you like desserts like that, then you should consider this brownie pudding that cooks in the slow-cooker.

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32. 5-Ingredient Italian Cannoli

When I think of Italian desserts I think of delicious, homemade, and rather complicated because someone’s Italian grandmother had to work for years to perfect it, right?

Well, maybe in some cases but not in this particular case. This cannoli only has 5 ingredients and seems pretty easy to put together. So if you love cannoli, then give this recipe a try.

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33. The Most Amazing Chocolate Cake

The more I’m making my way through this list, the more I’m realizing that baking a cake isn’t a very complicated thing to do.

But then I ran across this delicious chocolate cake that claims to be the most amazing, and I’m going to have to try it out myself because that is a pretty amazing statement to make in the world of both cake and chocolate. Try it and see what you think.

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34. Summer Berry Icebox Cake

This cake is a great one to take along on Fourth of July gatherings or really to any summer outing. There is no intensive cooking with it.

Actually, your fridge does most of the work by cooling everything down to the point that it sticks together.

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35. Easy Blueberry Cheesecake Dessert

When I was growing up, my favorite dessert was my grandmother’s sugar-free blueberry cheesecake. It was delicious!

Well, this dessert reminds me a lot of that one, only this one has sugar in it. So if you love blueberry cheesecake, you’ll want to check this out.

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36. Banana Split Dessert

We had a gathering at church a few months ago and an elderly lady brought this dish in with her. I was never so happy to take a dish off of someone’s hands in my life.

Needless to say, this dish is absolutely delicious and is every bit as amazing as it appears. If you love banana splits, then you’ll want to try it.

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37. Crescent Roll Apple Dumplings

Some people really enjoy a warm dessert. During the winter months, I actually do. If so, then you’ve probably had apple dumplings.

Well, this recipe simplifies making the dumplings, by using crescent rolls. If you love apple dumplings, then you’ll want to check this one out.

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38. Unbelievably Moist Banana Bread

Before I developed a gluten intolerance, banana bread was probably one of my favorite easy dessert recipes to make for my family.

But I loved it so much because it was easy, delicious, used up bananas that were getting ready to go bad, and it was very frugal. If that sounds like a winning combination to you, then you should try it.

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39. Strawberry Shortcake Lush

This dessert looks so delicious and is one that you could definitely take to a community or family function.

So most of the items that go into this dish can be purchased prepackaged. It gives strawberry shortcake an updated look but still carries the traditional taste.

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40. No-Bake Éclair Cake

When I saw how easy this cake was to make my jaw dropped because of how delicious it looks. I guess you just automatically assume anything that looks that good must be hard to make.

Well, with this cake, it basically consists of graham crackers, pudding mix, and chocolate frosting. That is it!

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41. Pineapple Upside Down Minis

When I was growing up, my mom made pineapple upside-down cakes a lot. They were delicious and easy so we were always glad that she made them.

Which is why I love these easy dessert recipes. It takes a pretty simple cake and simplifies it even more by cutting the cake down to muffin size. Give it a try and see what you think.

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42. Easy Sopapilla Cheesecake

This cheesecake is basically a normal cheesecake dish that is covered in sugar and cinnamon. It is also created using only a few basic ingredients.

So if you are finding yourself craving a delicious cinnamon, sugar cheesecake, then you’ll definitely want to try this out.

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Well, you now have over 40 different easy dessert recipes a satisfying, easy, and delicious dessert. The next time you have a major sweet tooth, just pull out this article. We’ll help you take care of it.

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