Only 4 ingredients and super easy to make chocolate mousse, perfect for New Years.

Simple Chocolate Mousse

This chocolate mousse is so simple yet so sophisticated and has only four ingredients! This is the perfect treat to ring in the new year, or for any holiday at that! 

Festive Jelly Roll

Festive Jelly Roll

This festive jelly roll is made with strawberry, raspberry and plum spread, brushed with cognac and dusted with sugar. Everything about this sweet dessert says Christmas and is an absolute holiday must!

Chai Spiced Poached Pears

Chai Spiced Poached Pears

Poached pears are a sophisticated dessert yet simple to make. These pears are poached in chai tea and honey for a natural sweetness and topped with hazelnuts and cream.

Simple Apple Crisp

Simple Apple Crisp

A simple, classic apple crisp never goes out of style. This crisp is filled with large flaked oats, cinnamon, butter and brown sugar and will be your fall favourite dessert for years to come.

Strawberry Rhubarb Galette

Strawberry Rhubarb Galette

Here’s an easy, quick summer dessert that you can make ahead of time. This strawberry rhubarb galette is a rustic version of a pie. The pastry is perfectly buttery and flaky and is filled with fresh sweet strawberries and tart rhubarb.

Baked Churros

Baked Churros

These delicious Spanish treats are baked, not fried, for a mess free dessert. They are made with pastry dough, piped, baked and then rolled in sugar. Serve churros with your favourite caramel sauce, dulce de leche, or chocolate sauce.

Lavender Creme Brûlée for Two

Lavender Creme Brûlée for Two

This lavender creme brûlée for two is a small batch recipe and the ideal size for you and your special someone! It’s creamy, light and has the perfect hint of floral with a caramelized top.

Rosewater Panna Cotta

This rosewater panna cotta recipe has a sweet little floral twist and is topped with sugared rose petals and raspberries. It’s a simple dessert to whip up and it’s made with only 4 ingredients and can be prepared well in advance.

Peach and Apricot Crumble

This crumble is crunchy yet buttery with fresh juicy peaches and apricots. The topping is made with old fashioned oats and flavoured with cinnamon. A crumble is an easy dessert to whip up with any fresh fruit in season.

Lemon Zucchini Cake

Lemon Zucchini Cake

This lemon zucchini cake is fresh, bright and packs a zesty punch! It has 2 layers of a spongy, moist cake filled with zucchini and layered with two different types of lemony icing; a soft fluffy, lemon buttercream and a lemon glaze. This cake is for lemon lovers!

Chocolate Cherry Pavlova

Chocolate Cherry Pavlova

This chocolate cherry pavlova has a chewy chocolatey marshmallow centre, is filled with a fluffy pillow of cream and topped with sweet dark cherries. It’s the perfect holiday dessert, feeds a crowd and can be made ahead of time; just fill the dessert a few hours before serving. Bonus the recipe is gluten free too!

The Prettiest Pumpkin Pie

The Prettiest Pumpkin Pie

Here’s the prettiest pumpkin pie made with classic pumpkin spices and a flaky butter pastry. It’s topped with a simple yet beautiful leaf design made from the leftover pastry! This is a simple way to elevate a Thanksgiving dessert that the whole family will love.

Apple Blossoms baked in a buttery pastry and drenched in rum caramel sauce

Apple Roses drenched in Rum Caramel Sauce

These apple roses are made with a buttery pastry, sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar and drenched in a rum caramel sauce. They make a beautiful dessert perfect for entertaining. Make apple roses in advance, reheat and serve when ready.

The prettiest peach pie ever!

The Prettiest Peach Pie

This is the prettiest peach pie you’ll ever bake! A fun way to dress up a classic peach pie is using the pastry scraps to create a pretty top that will impress your guests!

Ambrosia Salad using SunGold Kiwifruit

Ambrosia Salad

Ambrosia salad is a fun, simple, healthy light snack to have around the house on those hot summer days. It’s full of fruit, marshmallows, and coconut, just enough sweetness and a little tang!

No Bake Coconut Tart with Sugared Fruit

No Bake Coconut Tart with Sugared Fruit

Who would have thought a dessert could look this beautiful and be so easy to make?! This no bake coconut tart is even on the healthier side when it comes to desserts! There are only five main ingredients; the graham wafer crust, coconut yogurt, and sugared berries making this a super light, summery and fresh dessert!

Coconut Cream Easter Pavlova

Coconut Cream Easter Pavlova

This make ahead coconut cream Easter pavlova is light, delicate, fresh and the whole family will fall in love. It has a chewy crispy texture on the outside and a soft and marshmallowy centre. It’s filled with coconut cream, fresh whipped cream and topped with mini chocolate eggs! Bonus, it’s also gluten free!

Sweet Little Rosewater Heart Shaped Valentine's Meringues

Rosewater Meringues with Raspberry Cream

These rosewater meringues are stuffed with raspberry cream and are light, soft and sweet as a kiss! They will be the most delicate and sweetest cookie you’ll ever have! Bonus they are gluten free!

Champagne Cake!

Champagne Cake!

This champagne cake is the perfect cake to ring in the New Year (and to impress your guests!). It’s super moist with a little ‘pop’ of champagne flavour not to mention it’s a show stopper of a dessert!

Chocolate Spice Bundt CAke

Chocolate Spice Bundt Cake

This chocolate spice bundt cake is rich in flavours, super moist and chocolatey! The spices (cinnamon, nutmeg and clove) complimented the chocolatey cake exquisitely, and is topped with cream cheese icing and dusted with more cinnamon, yum! This cake will leave an impression!

Easter Chocolate Cups

Easter Chocolate Lemon Cups

These Easter chocolate cups are an elegant and a sweet dessert that can be made well in advance. They feature homemade chocolate cups that are filled with a light, tangy lemon cream, whipping cream, fresh fruit and chocolate shavings. They are fun, different and sure to impress any guest!

Alie Romano

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I'm a professional baker, recipe developer & photographer behind Baking For Friends. I specialize in classic & comforting baking. I hope you enjoy the recipes & find inspiration of your own to bring your family & friends together over home-cooked food!

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