Daily Indulgence: February 2016
The Lane Cake
Peaches and cream, that's what this cake reminds us of. With a decadent peach filling between three white cake layers and frosted with a peach schnapps buttercream, you'll be in peach heaven. Is it spring yet?
The Lane Cake Recipe
Lemon Meringue Tart
If you're like us and can't get enough of lemon desserts, brace yourselves! This show stopping tart is a cross between a classic French tart and a Southern icebox pie. This fresh and bright dessert showcases sweet and tangy lemon curd atop a cookie-like crust, all piled high with Swiss meringue.
Lemon Meringue Tart Recipe
Chocolate Chip Cannoli
Cannoli is an Italian dessert of rounded pastry shells filled with sweetened ricotta cheese. This version, made with gluten-free pizzelles, can be enjoyed by everyone.
Chocolate Chip Cannoli Recipe
Chocolate Banana Bites
Just four ingredients are required for this super simple low-calorie treat. These bites are the perfect solution to quell that chocolate craving when you're following a healthy diet.
Chocolate Banana Bites Recipe
Glazed Blueberry Scones
Rediscover a delightful morning treat in these gluten-free scones loaded with fresh blueberries and drizzled with a sweet lemon glaze.
Glazed Blueberry Scones Recipe
Chewy Peanut Bars
While the good folks over at Southern Living weren't exactly thrilled to test their old microwave column recipes again, for their special 50th Anniversary edition they did, and these chocolate-peanut blondies turned out to be a gem.
Chewy Peanut Bars Recipe
Football Cake Pops
No Super Bowl 50 party is complete without these point-scoring cake pops. The best part? They only require five ingredients.
Football Cake Pops Recipe
The Jam Cake
With a smooth caramel-cream cheese frosting and a delectable blackberry jam filling, this cake combines the best flavors in just one slice.
The Jam Cake Recipe
Mini King Cupcakes
Every good Mardi Gras party ends with a king cake. Whoever finds the baby figurine inside the cake is said to enjoy good luck the following year--and must prepare the cake for next year's celebration! These miniatures are a twist on this classic Mardi Gras dessert.
Mini King Cupcakes Recipe
Tropical Fruit Pudding
With tropical flavors like coconut and pineapple, one bite is all it will take to make this dessert feel like a vacation at your favorite tropical locale. Now, if only we could get away with donning our beach gear in this cold weather…
Tropical Fruit Pudding Recipe
Fudge Cakes with Jasmine Tea Whipped Cream
This sensual dessert offers intriguing flavor combinations and textures that range from cloudlike to crunchy. We love this homemade version that features a crunchy hazelnut topping. Could this be the perfect Valentine's Day dessert?
Fudge Cakes with Jasmine Tea Whipped Cream Recipe
Angel Food Cake Pops
Less than ten ingredients are all you need to whip up these cake pops, which begins by starting with an already prepared angel food cake. Get creative with toppings and experiment with your own fun creations!
Angel Food Cake Pops Recipe
Strawberry Shortcake Shake
This minimal ingredient milkshake is a show-stopping, drool-inducing tall glass of strawberry shortcake heaven! When topped with a cake and strawberry skewer and drizzled with a luscious syrup, this gorgeous dessert might just be better than the real thing.
Strawberry Shortcake Shake Recipe
Dark Chocolate-Covered Strawberries
Chocolate-covered strawberries are always a crowd pleaser, but on Valentine’s Day they are the perfect sweet treat to share with that special someone that you love.
Dark Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Recipe
Lemon Bundt Cake
This luscious cake has a moist crumb topping thanks to a lemony syrup that is brushed over the top and its crackling, sugary glaze makes this cake truly irresistible.
Lemon Bundt Cake Recipe
Horchata de Coco
This traditional Spanish beverage is made from ground rice or almond milk and then sweetened with cinnamon, sugar, and vanilla. With a creamy flavor reminiscent of melted ice cream, this drink is the perfect after-dinner beverage to satisfy the sweet tooth.
Horchata de Coco Recipe
Chia Chai Pudding
Chia seeds have the amazing property of turning into a gel when placed in liquid. They also contain enough omega-3's to keep you energized throughout the day. Top this treat with a plethora of fruit and flaked coconut for a great snack.
Chia Chai Pudding Recipe
Cream Cheese Pound Cake
Look no further for the perfect pound cake recipe. This traditional cake is extra-rich because of the cream cheese, and when topped with berries or other fresh toppings of choice, it truly is a stunning dessert.
Cream Cheese Pound Cake Recipe
Thanks to Mrs. L.H. Wiggins of Greensboro, North Carolina, this pineapple-banana spice cake with cream cheese frosting became one of Southern Living's most requested recipes. We still stand by Mrs. Wiggins' original, indulgent creation.
Hummingbird Cake Recipe
Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Could these be the chunkiest, yummiest, chocolate chip cookies ever? We’ll let you decide!
Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe
Black Forest Parfaits
This quick dessert comes together in a snap. For a less sweet parfait, try using plain Greek yogurt in place of the vanilla frozen yogurt. And for those who don’t have cherries on hand, strawberries make a great substitute.
Black Forest Parfaits Recipe
The Lemon Cheese Layer Cake
The bright color and fresh flavor of this citrusy-but-sweet lemon layer cake are all you need to be whisked away to the land of dessert perfection.
The Lemon Cheese Layer Cake Recipe
Pineapple Shortbread Cakes
These buttery, melt-in-your-mouth shortbread cakes are a true labor of love, but are totally worth it. These cakes make a perfect gift to share with all of those special people in your life.
Pineapple Shortbread Cakes Recipe
Can’t get by without your weekly trips to the coffee shop? Get the perfect, cold weather-inspired coffee shop drink right at home with this simple recipe.
S’mores Frappuccino Recipe
Basic Vanilla Macarons
These “Pretty in Pink” cookies are a light and airy sweet treat for macaron lovers everywhere. Made in the classic French way, these macarons feature two Meringue cookies and a luscious creamy center.
Basic Vanilla Macarons Recipe
Whole-Wheat Banana-Carrot Cupcakes
These cupcakes are made with whole-wheat, which might make you feel a little better about how many you happen to indulge in. Don’t worry, we won’t judge!
Whole-Wheat Banana-Carrot Cupcakes Recipe
Give a classic margarita an upgrade by adding crisp mint and bright hibiscus tea to the mix. The refreshing flavor additions will definitely make your next margarita night one to remember.
Hibiscus-Mint Margaritas Recipe
Nutella French Toast Rolls with Cinnamon Sugar
These french toast rolls feature a gooey Nutella center and a sugary-sweet cinnamon coating. For a no-fuss roll, be sure to cut the crusts off of the bread slices before prepping.
Nutella French Toast Rolls with Cinnamon Sugar Recipe
Lemon-Rosemary Coffee Cake
Perfect for brunch or tea, this moist coffee cake is a perfect pick. Fresh rosemary complements the lemony flavor in this cake for a bright and delicious addition to the breakfast spread.
Lemon-Rosemary Coffee Cake Recipe