About the Show

In her "In the Kitchen" Food Network cooking series, Dessert First with Anne Thornton, expert pastry chef Anne Thornton shares indulgent recipes for tantalizing and tasty sweet treats. From fresh pie crust and creamy ice cream cake to flaky pastries and make-ahead tarts, Anne demystifies and simplifies the sweet world of pastry and dessert. While sprucing up old-fashioned favorites like apple turnovers and pecan pie, Anne teaches viewers the keys to no-fear baking, proving any home cook can create showstopping desserts. Whether she's planning a dinner party for friends or whipping up a quick weeknight meal, Anne always thinks about Dessert First.

About the Host

Anne Thornton

Expert pastry chef Anne Thornton shares recipes for tantalizing treats on her Food Network series, Dessert First with Anne Thornton.

Most Popular Recipes

All Dessert First Recipes

Other Worldly Sticky Buns

Fleur de Sel Chocolate Chip Blondies

Creamy Apricot Rice Pudding

Blueberry Almond Breakfast Tart

Fudgy Salty Peanut Butter Brownies

Other Worldly Sticky Buns

Mini Cherry Pies

Whoopie Pies

Gooey Chocolate Pudding Cake

Couture Caramel Apples

German Chocolate Cupcakes

Raspberry Crumble Bars

Fabulous Fudge

Creamy Caramel Sauce

Peach, Mascarpone and Pecan Wontons

Spiced Tea with Cardamom

Luscious Lemon Squares

Salted Caramel Banana Pudding Pie

Deep-Fried Cookie Dough with Fleur de Sel

Bridge Mix Bark

Peach Mascarpone and Pecan Wontons