Daily Indulgence: July 2011
Red, White, and Blue Cake
Create the perfect centerpiece for your July 4th celebration. Don't make it too early, or you'll be tempted to eat every single bite before your guests arrive.
Red, White, and Blue Cake Recipe
Stars-and-Stripes Cherry Pie
It's your patriotic duty to celebrate July with cherry pie, but, never fear, the recipe calls for refrigerated pie crusts. It's easy, delicious, and cute as, well, pie!
Stars-and-Stripes Cherry Pie Recipe
Berry Cream Tart
Be the envy of the neighborhood cookout with this berry-laden tart. They'll never know you started with refrigerated pie crust.
Berry Cream Tart Recipe
Fluffy white icing, star cookies, and patriotic sprinkles all lead you to the best part of the dessert: the cake. Take a bite and prepare to enter a delightful sugar coma.
Celebration Cupcakes Recipe
Poppy Seed Chicken Salad
Nothing says "summer" quite like the perfect chicken salad recipe. Scoop it into croissants, wrap it in a tortilla, or spoon it over lettuce. Any way you like it, it's divine.
Poppy Seed Chicken Salad Recipe
Key Lime Pound Cake
One bite of this cake will make you feel like you're dipping your toes in the salty surf. Sit back, enjoy a slice, and let the vacation come to you.
Key Lime Pound Cake Recipe
Triple Chocolate Cookies
Pile a plate high of triple chocolate cookies and grab a tall glass of milk; tonight's dessert is meant just for you.
Triple Chocolate Cookies Recipe
Lemon-Graham Icebox Cake
Tie on your best frilly apron and get to baking. This tart-sweet cake is just what a sweltering summer evening ordered.
Lemon-Graham Icebox Cake Recipe
Brie with Strawberries and Honey
Smooth honey brings out the sweet flavor of vine-ripe strawberries. Pair that with brie and you've got a guaranteed-to-please appetizer perfect for summer guests.
Brie with Strawberries and Honey Recipe
Greek Yogurt with Warm Black and Blueberry Sauce
It doesn't get much easier, or more indulgent, than this. A few ingredients, a little time, and a whole lot of satisfaction await.
Greek Yogurt with Warm Black and Blueberry Sauce Recipe
Anjou Bakery's Marionberry Pie
Fresh or frozen berries? That's your choice. Whether you have one slice or two? Well, there's simply no choice at all.
Anjou Bakery's Marionberry Pie Recipe
Grilled Summer Fruit Cobbler
Plump summer berries, ripe peaches, and a sweet, crisp crust. What more can you ask for from your dessert?
Grilled Summer Fruit Cobbler Recipe
Grilled Strawberry Shortcake Kebabs
Angel food cake shows its decadent dark side by hitting the grill with fresh berries to create a savory-meets-sweet dessert on a stick that's sure to call your name this summer.
Grilled Strawberry Shortcake Kebabs Recipe
Layered Carrot Cake
Rich cream cheese icing tops rich carrot cake to create a dessert worthy of a dinner party or a cozy night at home for the two of you.
Layered Carrot Cake Recipe
Strawberry Shortcake Trifle
Let your artistic side out while you layer this summer-ready dessert. Fresh berries, rich cream, and pound cake combine to upgrade your summer night from ordinary to out-of-this-world delicious.
Strawberry Shortcake Trifle Recipe
Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños
A rich and creamy filling, loaded with bacon, mellows a spicy jalapeno pepper, creating a bold infusion of flavor that's sure to top your must-make appetizer list.
Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños Recipe
Toasted-Coconut Layer Cake
After a killer day at work, there's nothing like knowing a happy slice of cake is waiting, just for you, in the fridge. We love making your commute a little sweeter.
Toasted-Coconut Layer Cake Recipe
Peanut Butter-Banana Sandwich Bread Pudding
Caramel sauce, creamy peanut butter, and ripe bananas combine to make a single-serving dessert fit for a king. Elvis would be proud.
Peanut Butter-Banana Sandwich Bread Pudding Recipe
Salted Chocolate Tart
What's the best way to enjoy over-the-top rich chocolate? Balance it with a sprinkle of sea salt. Get on the fancy salt bandwagon and try this easy, satisfying dessert tonight.
Salted Chocolate Tart Recipe
Flourless Chocolate Cakes
Want to be the best hostess on the block? This delicious needs only 10 minutes of prep, leaving you plenty of time to ready the drinks and find that other shoe.
Flourless Chocolate Cakes Recipe
Chocolate Icebox Cake With Raspberry Sauce
We love a good raspberry drizzle on our pastries, our ice creams, and even our fingers, but trying it over a slice of rich chocolate cake beats all we've ever tasted. Don't forget to lick the plate.
Chocolate Icebox Cake With Raspberry Sauce Recipe
Fudge Butter Cake
Icing this good rarely makes it out of the mixing bowl. Grab a spoonful for yourself while you frost, otherwise you won't be able to resist swirling with your fingers.
Fudge Butter Cake Recipe
Mini Whoopie Pies
Summer begs for your inner child to come out and play; indulge the impulse by making these heart-healthy(!) and lick-your-fingers delicious whoopie pies.
Mini Whoopie Pies Recipe
Stone Fruit Cobbler
Nothing beats a warm cobbler loaded with fresh summer fruit topped with melty vanilla ice cream. Grab a spoon and enjoy.
Stone Fruit Cobbler Recipe
Mocha Coffee Cake with Espresso Glaze
If you live for a great cup of coffee, pair your favorite brew with a slice of this decadent double-coffee dessert. And since it's ok to drink coffee at breakfast, why shouldn't you be able to nibble on it as well?
Mocha Coffee Cake with Espresso Glaze Recipe
Silky Chocolate Mousse with Peanut Butter Crunch
We love a dessert that makes us lick our spoon clean with each and every bite. Dive into this silky chocolate mousse bowl for dessert tonight.
Silky Chocolate Mousse with Peanut Butter Crunch Recipe
Make a batch and send the kids to the porch to enjoy a few bites while you dive into your own brownie from the comfort of your favorite chair. Afternoons never looked so good.
Triple-Chocolate Brownies Recipe
Sour-Cream Chocolate Layer Cake
What's better than a simple chocolate cake? One topped with a bittersweet-chocolate frosting. Don’t skip the glass of milk with this one, or you're sure to be sorry.
Sour-Cream Chocolate Layer Cake Recipe
English Muffin French Toast
Throw this decadent dish together in minutes and let it make itself while you sleep. A gourmet, indulgent breakfast is just minutes away.
English Muffin French Toast Recipe
Amaretto Apple Streusel Cupcakes
Everyone knows that the best part of breakfast is the sugar-sweet pastry selection. Grab one of these deliciously disguised muffins for breakfast on the go.
Amaretto Apple Streusel Cupcakes Recipe
Deep Dark Chocolate Layer Cake
The innocent, light frosting disguises a deep, dark secret: This cake is chocolate to the core. Savor a slice with a tall glass of milk just before bedtime to ensure sweet dreams.
Deep Dark Chocolate Layer Cake Recipe