Now that spring has sprung, there is a high probability that you want to celebrate with your friends and loved ones. Take a look at these pretty spring dessert recipe ideas to wow them.
It is finally spring, and the peepers are singing, the sun is shining more often and there is a sense of calmness in the air. Now that the season has officially sprung, there is a high probability that you want to celebrate with your friends and loved ones. Take a look at these pretty spring recipe ideas to be the hit of the party, brunch or day. They will wow them, for sure. Be warned, though, you may not want to eat them!
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This idea combines a light buttercream frosting with a perfectly crumbly cake. Spend less time in the kitchen and more time conversing with friends and arranging the perfect springtime table settings. Make a boxed lemon pound cake mix taste homemade by adding some butter. Then, whip up and pipe a French meringue buttercream around the edges and between the cake layers. Arrange some Cadbury eggs or coconut in the middle, place it on a beautiful cake stand, and then dig in!
Recipe 2: DIY Flower Cupcake Bouquet
Airy vanilla cupcakes are transformed into flowers with some pink, white and yellow frosting. Get some piping bags and get to work on the layers. For an extra special presentation, stick cupcakes on Styrofoam balls to really make them look like they are blooming.
Recipe 3: Spring Garden Cake
A square chocolate cake lined with green fondant becomes a whimsical garden, thanks to fondant cabbage, carrots, rabbits and more. Ideal for those with an art background, or who just like to be creative, this dessert makes a great centerpiece at any gardening enthusiast’s shindig.
Recipe 4: The Market’s Spring Fling Cake
Zucchini, kiwi, blueberries, strawberries and mangoes top off this cake that features some goods from the market. As it tastes best with fresh ingredients, make this on a day you can swing by to pick up some cake additions first.
Recipe 1: Spring Basket Cookies
Love coconut macaroons or looking for something different? With a base of toasted coconut and sweetened condensed milk, these fragrant and sweet cookies are filled with chocolate eggs. To mix it up, coconut-chocolate candies also work as well.
Recipe 2: Spring Sugar Cookies with Pastel M&Ms
Perfect for kids looking to improve their fine motor skills, these brown sugar-packed cookies are sure to delight family members young and old. Kids can measure the ingredients and choose the right number of candies to add to each cookie. Nuts also work in place of chocolate candies. These taste best when eaten within 3 days of preparation, so plan when you make them accordingly.
Recipe 4: Stained Glass Cookies
These cookies are stunning since they look similar to stained glass window decorations. Make a basic cookie recipe, like the one linked to on the website above, and then line a cookie sheet with parchment. Cut out the middles and fill with colorful candies. Once you remove them, you have cookies that are ideal for a picnic. Use flower and egg cookie cutters for springtime cookies.
Recipe 1: Vegan Strawberry Shortcakes
This easy recipe uses coconut oil and soy milk to craft sweet biscuits. Top with coconut vegan whipped cream and plenty of oh-so-fresh strawberries. Serve the leftover strawberries with extra cream for a delightful end to any meal. It is great for when you are short on time but still want to make something memorable.
Tart and subtly sweet, these bars are a hit with guests who are not traditional dessert lovers. Top with plenty of crumble topping and serve warm, with a heaping scoop of ice cream, if desired. Wrap the remaining bars in plastic wrap and freeze them.
Recipe 3: Vegan Peanut Butter Eggs
Made with only 7 ingredients, creamy peanut butter, coconut oil, vanilla extract, sea salt, powered sugar and almond milk form the filling, Additional coconut oil and your favorite dairy-free chocolate coats these to perfection. Drizzle more chocolate on top or put on candy pearls for a classy take on the classic candy.
Recipe 4: Vegan Blueberry Coconut Popsicles
These paleo, gluten and dairy free ice pops are the refreshing treat for a warm day. Freeze them in molds or use an ice cube tray to make melt-y smoothie-like cubes. Simply pop a few in a cold glass of nondairy milk (we like coconut and almond milks) and then wait for them to melt before you enjoy the creamy mixture of flavors. Delicious! Roll in extra coconut if you decide to go the ice pop route.
These desserts are perfect for the new season and for sharing with the ones you love. Enjoy them and have a great spring (not before snapping a few pics of your creations to share!).
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