10 Sweet Treats Perfect For Afternoon Coffee & Tea Time
What do the following recipes have in common? They're the perfect desserts to serve your guests at your next coffee klatch or afternoon tea! You have the tasty choice between rich & chocolaty, fruity-fresh, and light & fluffy delights.
1. Ferrero Rocher Brownies
Is there anything better than a batch of warm, gooey brownies? Dense and fudgy, they emerge from the oven only to melt in your mouth with such arrogance. Can you imagine if they were further enhanced with the sweet flavor of Ferrero Rocher chocolate? Yummm, what a joy! Get the full recipe here.
2. Orange Sponge Tiramisu
As a classic dessert, tiramisu is a long-enduring favorite. Normally, it does just fine without fruit, but with a fresh note, it easily becomes something lighter and more summery. That's why this variation strikes a tasty balance between refreshingly light citrus fruit and rich cream. Get the full recipe here.
3. Russian Black n' White Brownie Cake
If you ever find yourself in the position of having to choose between a gooey, chocolatey brownie and a silky, creamy piece of cheesecake, you have our sympathies. Certainly it's ok to be greedy and have both, right? What if we told you that you could have both, in one and the same dessert? Get ready for drool city! Get the full recipe here.
4. Raspberry Cream Cake
Cold weather and longer nights may be coming, but you can still bring a bit of summer magic to the table. Full of flavor and easy on the eye, our delicious raspberry cream cake is truly a delight for all senses. As you'll see, this is the perfect cake recipe for beating any winter blues. Get the full recipe here.
5. Polka Dot Cheesecake
Who doesn't love polka dots.? They're fun, festive, and just an overall good time. And who doesn't love cheesecake? It's smooth, creamy, and an overall delight. So why not combine the two? One bite of this lovely dessert, and you'll realize that the effort involved was more than worth it. Get the full recipe here.
6. Mom's Apple Cake
You have to admit that every cake that comes fresh from the oven fills the kitchen and our senses with madly tempting aromas. Apple cake is one of the best, giving off the scent of spicy happiness with it's delicious combination of cinnamon and fruit. But you won't get your fill from nostalgia alone: go get out the mixing bowl and let's start! Get the full recipe here.
7. Lemon Meringue Pie
Hold on to your memories of sunshine and trips to the beach a little bit longer with this tasty, fruity pie — light as a feather and creamy like some of your mom's homemade pudding. The best way to make a sweet treat even better is with plenty of lemon and we're sure you'll agree once you've tried our lemon meringue pie. Get the full recipe here.
8. Creamy Chocolate Mousse Cake
Are you a desperate chocoholic looking for your next cocoa kick? Your wish is our command. In fact, we'll give you 2 for the price of 1: two delightfully delicate chocolate cake recipes with a sweet secret. What sort of a secret, you might ask? We'll only say this much: both have a liquid center of sorts. Get the full recipe here.
9. Opera Cake
A visit to the opera may not be for everyone: some people find classical music dull, while others can't handle the strict dress code, not to mention the cost of the ticket. The alternative? Bring the opera to you with this deliciously rich opera cake offering an irresistible taste symphony in creamy layers. Get the full recipe here.
10. Cappuccino Cream Cake
It's a well-known fact that Italians only drink cappuccino at breakfast time. So if you don't want to break from tradition, you'll soon discover that our wonderfully elegant cappuccino cream cake is the best way to get your caffeine fix in the afternoon. Get the full recipe here.
And best of all, you don't even have to serve coffee on the side with some of these delicious desserts because the coffee is already included in the treat! Talk about a win-win situation.