5 Recipes to Make This Weekend

Italian Date Night

Italian Date Night

Photo by: Con Poulos

Con Poulos

Weekends were made for baking. It’s the perfect time to master a recipe for a sweet treat (or two!) to last you through Sunday night’s TV lineup. This time swap your usual dessert for a recipe you’ve never tried before. You’ll add something new to your repertoire – and who knows, it might become your next go-to.

Tiramisu Layer Cake (pictured above)

Reinvent the classic Italian dessert into something for a dinner party with friends. This shareable four-layer cake feeds 10, but we won’t tell if you keep an extra piece for yourself.

A Year In Cupcakes

A Year In Cupcakes

Photo by: Ryan Dausch

Ryan Dausch

There’s never a wrong time to make cupcakes. To master rainbow layers simply layer different colored cake mixes in paper liners and bake until the tops spring back when gently pressed.

Party Feature_ My Favorite Pie

Party Feature_ My Favorite Pie

Photo by: Ryan Liebe ©Ryan Liebe — 2016

Ryan Liebe, Ryan Liebe — 2016

Feeding a crowd? Opt for this 11-by-17-inch slab pie. Mixed nuts give the filling plenty of texture and semisweet chocolate adds some decadence.





We won’t blame you if you indulge in this citrusy cake for breakfast, dessert and a snack. It’s satisfying any time of day. Make it Friday night when you need to wind down and watch it disappear by Sunday.



Food Stylist: Brett Kurzweil

Photo by: Lisa Shin ©Lisa Shin Photography, Inc.

Lisa Shin, Lisa Shin Photography, Inc.

Brownies are a no-fail weekend favorite, and with nearly 500 reviews, this five-star recipe will hit the spot. This batch is made better with a layer of flavor inspired by Rocky Road ice cream.

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