Molly Yeh's Best Dessert Recipes

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Lemon Almond Cake with Cranberry Glaze

Ground almonds add texture to this lemon and poppy seed cake, while cranberries take a starring role in an all-natural glaze.

Get the Recipe: Lemon Almond Cake with Cranberry Glaze

Sprinkles Cake

This homemade take on a boxed cake favorite makes a perfect birthday cake, but this is sure to brighten any day of the week. Molly recommends using imitation vanilla flavoring for that taste you remember from childhood.

Get the Recipe: Sprinkles Cake

Molly's Mini Marzipan Treats

Molly loves sending her guests home with edible gifts like these marzipan bars coated in chocolate and topped with sprinkles.

Get the Recipe: Molly's Mini Marzipan Treats

Homemade Raspberry Marshmallows

Making marshmallows from scratch is completely worth it — biting into a fresh one is like tasting a cloud. Molly uses freeze-dried raspberry powder for flavor and color that pop.

Get the Recipe: Homemade Raspberry Marshmallows

Chocolate Donuts with Coffee Glaze

Baked chocolate donuts infused with coffee and sprinkled with toasted hazelnuts are sure to perk you up.

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Whipped Cheesecakes with Pistachio Crust

A rich, nutty crust is topped with fluffy cream and a quick and easy raspberry sauce for a lighter dessert.

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Spiced Apple Pie

Molly uses Gala apples in this pie; she recommends any apple that's sturdy and not too sweet. Her secret weapon for boosting flavor is boiled cider, while the crust gets a drizzle of cold cider vinegar for extra flakiness.

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Creamy Butterscotch Pudding

This rich dessert has notes of maple and nutmeg and is super smooth.

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Olive Oil Blondies with Chocolate Frosting

Olive oil and brown sugar team up to make this fudgey cake that’s easy to make.

Get the Recipe: Olive Oil Blondies with Chocolate Frosting

Baked Donuts with Blood Orange Rhubarb and Blueberry Glaze

Whole-wheat flour adds a bit of nuttiness to these donuts. If you don't have a donut pan, bake the batter in a muffin tin.

Get the Recipe: Baked Donuts with Blood Orange, Rhubarb and Blueberry Glaze

Dark Chocolate Marzipan Scone Loaf

If cake and scones had a baby, it would be this buttery loaf cake. The pockets of dark chocolate and marzipan are a tasty bonus.

Get the Recipe: Dark Chocolate Marzipan Scone Loaf

Pocket Pastries with Raspberry Jam

Molly's take on a childhood favorite pairs a pistachio and white chocolate filling with raspberry jam. Top these flaky pastry pockets with a pretty raspberry glaze for an irresistable combo!

Get the Recipe: Pocket Pastries with Raspberry Jam

Airline Cookie Sheet Cake

Cookie butter is what makes this sheet cake taste like gingerbread. To get into the festive spirit, Molly decorates it with marzipan and candy so that it looks like a gingerbread village.

Get the Recipe: Airline Cookie Sheet Cake

Stuffed Challah Hedgehogs

These adorable sweet rolls have a gooey pecan filling and the "quills" are made with almond slivers.

Get the Recipe: Stuffed Challah Hedgehogs

Sprinkles Biscotti

Dessert wouldn't be complete without Molly's signature sprinkles. She bakes these biscotti twice for extra crispiness.

Get the Recipe: Sprinkles Biscotti

Sweet Cookie Salad

This classic Midwestern dish is made with homemade fudge stripe cookies, mandarin orange slices, vanilla pudding and whipped cream. Mixing them together makes an airy treat.

Get the Recipe: Sweet Cookie Salad with Homemade Cookies and Mandarins