For the Love of Sweets
Get inspired to enter our For the Love of Sweets contest by checking out this slideshow of our favorite desserts!
Top these adorable mini cakes with blueberries and lemon zest or strawberries and mint sprigs.
Get the Recipe: Mini Cheesecakes
Brown Butter-Sour Cream Crumb Cake
Excellent with coffee or tea, this moist cake has lots of crisp, salty, buttery crumbs on top.
Get the Recipe: Brown Butter-Sour Cream Crumb Cake
Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars
Chocolate, peanut butter and pretzels are an unbeatable combination. Adding jelly, jam, or preserves to it added a sweet tartness that gave the bars a little more depth.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars
Winter Berry Chocolate Cake
This dessert is elegant and rich.
Get the Recipe: Winter Berry Chocolate Cake
The baklava is fabulous even with a basic honey syrup; no need for cocoa nibs and cinnamon.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate-Hazelnut Baklava
These healthier pecan butter cookies are made with whole-wheat pastry flour and plenty of nuts.
Get the Recipe: Pecan-Cinnamon Wafers
"Like all great desserts," says Anne Quatrano, "these brownies have only three pertinent flavors: chocolate, butter and walnuts." Quatrano, a Food & Wine Best New Chef 1995, is the chef of a small empire of restaurants in Atlanta.
Get the Recipe: Jumbo Brownies
Maple-Apple Upside-Down Cake
This is one of the best upside-down cakes ever—the maple syrup infuses both the apples and the cake, making the dessert taste like a stack of apple pancakes.
Get the Recipe: Maple-Apple Upside-Down Cake
This isn't just any monthly chocolate delivery; Vosges' 13 Moon Club Haut-Chocolate brings an artisan chocolate collection to your doorstep every month (and a special extra delivery in December). Each collection features a chocolate ritual timed to the lunar cycle. Featured chocolates include Exotic Caramels, La Parisienne Drinking Chocolate, Peanut Butter Bonbons, Krug Champagne Truffles and more.
The contest closes on Friday, February 15 at 12 pm EST.
To enter, "Like" us on Facebook and tell us one sweet you can't live without!
For some inspiration, check out the slideshow of our favorite sweets above.