Archive of ‘Classic Desserts’ category

Red Velvet Cupcakes

By Shiran

The Most Amazing Red Velvet Cupcakes

Ok, you asked for it, a lot, so here it is—my favorite recipe for red velvet cupcakes, and just in time for Valentine’s Day. I’ve tried quite a few recipes over the years that were ok, but not perfect, and you know how much I need everything to be perfect. But then a few weeks […]

Sugar Doughnuts

By Shiran

Sugar Doughnuts

The ultimate recipe for old-fashioned fried doughnuts coated with sugar and cinnamon. When I think about my childhood, I remember things vaguely, but memories of food tend to be a bit more vivid. Sugar doughnuts were popular back when I was kid, and were a special treat my parents got me every time I was […]

Cherry Pie

By Shiran

Easy homemade classic cherry pie with tips on how to make it perfect. This homemade cherry pie is my favorite, and I’ve tried quite a few. It has no fancy ingredients and tastes divine and homey. Once you’ve pitted the cherries, the hard work is behind you and all that’s left is mixing the ingredients […]

Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cookies

By Shiran

Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cookies

Rich and crumbly classic shortbread cookies dipped in dark chocolate. Old-fashioned shortbread cookies are rich, crumbly, buttery, and made with only three ingredients—flour, butter, and sugar. Many flavors can be added such as cinnamon, chocolate, or coffee, but today we’re going for the classic and using vanilla extract. Since there are only a few ingredients, […]

Orange Almond Cake

By Shiran

Orange Almond Cake

Airy and fluffy orange cake with a delicate almond flavor that stays moist for days! I was probably too excited about Passover when I bought 6 pounds of almond flour to make some of my favorite almond-based cakes, because I’m now left with more than half of it. But at least you’re getting something good […]

Sweet Tart Crust

By Shiran

Perfect Sweet Tart Crust | prettysimplesweet.com

Buttery, crispy, crumbly tart crust that goes well with any filling. Making homemade tart crust may seem scary to many people, and whenever I try to explain to someone how it’s done, I usually lose them at the ‘blind baking’ or ‘pie weights’ part. But as with anything, the process becomes simpler and quicker after […]

Peanut Butter Pie

By Shiran

Dreamy, creamy classic peanut butter pie made of chocolate cookie crust and a fluffy peanut butter mousse filling. | prettysimplesweet.com

This dreamy, creamy classic peanut butter pie is made of chocolate cookie crust and a fluffy peanut butter mousse filling. So let me guess… You love peanut butter. Well, you’ve arrived at just the right place. This pie is not only simple to make, but it has a rich, creamy, mousse-like filling you won’t be […]

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

By Shiran

Crunchy on the outside and super fudgy on the inside, these crinkle cookies are a chocolate lover’s dream. | prettysimplesweet.com

Crunchy on the outside and fudgy on the inside, these sugar-coated cookies are a chocolate lover’s dream. They are also perfect for the holidays! This has been a crazy month of birthday celebrations, starting with a girls’ night out, followed by a surprise trip from Erez to Amsterdam (isn’t he the greatest?), and ending with […]

Ultimate Chocolate Cupcakes

By Shiran

The ultimate chocolate cupcakes - perfectly moist and insanely chocolaty, topped with a supreme fudge chocolate frosting | prettysimplesweet.com

Like the title says, these are the ultimate chocolate cupcakes. They are perfectly moist and insanely chocolaty, topped with a supreme fudge chocolate frosting. Looking for the perfect recipe can be exhausting because there are just so many out there. I’ve tried countless cupcakes over the years, but this is my top favorite recipe. I […]

Cream Scones

By Shiran

Dreamy Cream Scones | prettysimplesweet.com

If I had to pick just one scone recipe to use forever, these fluffy, flavorful cream scones would be the winner. What are scones anyway? Are you really asking me this? Ok, some of you are, and I forgive you for not knowing. Scones are quick breads with just the right amount of sweetness. They […]

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