This is an apple pie that tastes like the most wonderful old-fashioned apple pie in the world, but it has three surprises: a phyllo pastry crust, a layer of custard hiding under the apples, and, it’s incredibly low in calories.
Desserts and Sweets Recipes
This pumpkin pie has the classic pumpkin pie taste that everyone loves, but it’s lost a boatload of calories so you can indulge in it without giving it a second thought. This skinny pumpkin pie is just an incredible 2 Weight Watchers PointsPlus® per genero
This is a luxurious combination of two of the best tastes from two favourite holidays, Thanksgiving and Christmas. The smoothness of the pumpkin custard acts as the perfect foil to the richness of the mincemeat.
Feel free to doctor this rice pudding recipe up with either dried fruits or other flavourings.
The classic English summer dessert. The simplicity of the ingredients is deceptive; the tastes of this are very sophisticated.
This is perhaps the classic, most famous, no-bake Christmas fruitcake recipe, dating back to at least 1954.
This recipe used to be an American favourite at Thanksgiving.
A classic, old dessert.
A classic but still impressive recipe.
Though not exactly actually whipped, whipped shortbread cookies are much lighter than regular shortbread, and almost melt in your mouth.
This is the Italian version of shortcrust pastry, or the French Pâte Sucrée.
A classic sponge cake that despite its spagna name is actually Italian. The only leavener it uses is the good old-fashioned get as much air into it as you can method.
This is a butter-based icing for cakes, deriving its flavour from real maple syrup, rather than artificial maple flavouring. Very sweet, as you are adding sugar to sugar!
Classic North American drop cookies.
This banana bread is so tropical, you’ll almost be tempted to serve it with a paper umbrella sticking out of each slice.
An old recipe, this is somewhat like a sweetened, flavoured bread pudding baked in a pie shell. Adapted from Mrs Beeton.
A classic North American drop cookie recipe. Recipe from: Farmer, Fannie Merritt.
Despite all the molasses, this pie is rich, rather than overly sweet.
A very easy candy to make at home.
This is a fabulous weekend brunch dish.
You serve this as a dessert pie. They’ll probably think it’s pumpkin.
With a name like this, who is going to be able to resist trying them?
Anzac Biscuits are crisp oatmeal cookies that are very good with tea. Various associations in Australia and New Zealand make them around Anzac Day to fundraise for veterans.
A gluten free pastry recipe.