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Double Chocolate Donuts with Strawberry Chocolate Glaze

This decadent homemade treat is always a hit.

Mile-High Strawberry Shortcake

This will easily be a guest favourite. And you can make it again and again. Just switch up the berries...


Peppermint Shortbread Meltaways

Each Peppermint Shortbread Cookie is less than 100 calories, so you can definitely enjoy more than one!


Pistachio Orange White Chocolate Macarons

Make these Pistachio Orange White Chocolate Macarons for a sweet gluten-free treat.


Chocolate Cherry Mini-Cupcakes

These Mini Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes will wow your guests!

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

This sweet treat is a favourite when served with tea or coffee.


Double Chocolate Cake

It's relatively easy to sneak some calorie-reducing ingredients like applesauce, Greek yogurt and egg whites into a gooey chocolate cake....

Extraordinary Nut-free Carrot Cupcakes

These melt-in-your-mouth carrot cupcakes are a crowd favourite.


Chocolate Granola Raspberry Cups

One of these cups is the perfect serving size to satisfy a sweet craving. You can also make this recipe...


Velvety Beet Brownies

Beet purée enriches the flavour and moisture of these dense, dark chocolate brownies. Loaded with antioxidants (and free of nuts),...


Lemon and Lavender Tea Cookies

Pretty as a picture and perfect for afternoon tea. These are delightful served at a baby or wedding shower, or...

Blooming Lemon Cheesecake with Strawberry and Rhubarb Compote

This delicious dessert from "Fearless in the Kitchen" host Christine Cushing blends the tangy taste of lemon with luscious summer...


Lower-fat (nut-free!) Carrot Cake

With orange juice and crushed pineapple acting as healthier substitutions for oil, this carrot cake is both deliciously moist and...


Cranberry Semifreddo with Toasted Almond Meringue

This almond-based dessert consists of 3 layers'a cranberry semifreddo, cranberry sorbet and crunchy toasted almond meringue.


Apple Puff Pancake

This amazing apple puff pancake can be ready for the oven in no time, and it only takes 20 minutes...


Glazed Apple-Ricotta Tarts

Rich homemade pastry sets the stage for a creamy-sweet combination of ricotta cheese and caramelized apples. Infused with Calvados (apple...

Chocolate-Nut Meringue Cookies

Here's an astounding achievement: chocolate-nut cookies with less than one gram of fat each! The secret is meringue. These chocolate-nut...


Black Forest Mousse Cake

Here's one of those heavenly warm, dense chocolate cakes that is very light, surprisingly low in fat and much easier...


Cappuccino Chiffon Cake

When chiffon cakes first appeared in the 1940s, the focus was on how easy they were to mix. Today, however,...


Blueberry Cheesecake

Compared with most cheesecakes, this version of blueberry cheesecake isn't particularly high in fat, as it uses low-fat cottage cheese...


Spanish Orange and Almond Cake

Made with whole oranges'simmered until very tender and then finely chopped'and ground almonds, this classic Spanish cake has a moist,...


Carrot Cake with Light Cream Cheese Icing

Go ahead, take another bite. This carrot cake with light cream cheese icing is delicious, and really good for you!...


Cherry and Almond Strudel

Strudel, Austria's famous melt-in-the-mouth pastry, looks very impressive but is surprisingly easy to make. In this cherry and almond strudel,...


Iced Fairy Cakes

Iced fairy cakes are easy to prepare and always popular with children. Using ricotta cheese in the topping makes a...

Raspberry and Passion Fruit Sponge Roll

This light, almost fat-free sponge, rolled up around a raspberry and passion fruit filling, makes a very pretty dessert. It's...


Mocha Ricotta Tiramisu

This delectable take on the popular Italian dessert includes the traditional sponge cakes soaked in coffee and liqueur for the...


Hazelnut Meringue Cake

Simply add candles to turn this light but gooey hazelnut meringue cake into a birthday cake. As it has a...


Blueberry Popovers with Berry Salad

Similar to Yorkshire puddings, popovers are a much-loved treat, and the sweet version here is perfect for breakfast or brunch....