28 Mouthwatering Raspberry Dessert Recipes
Raspberry Swirl Angel Food Cake
A subtle swirl of fresh raspberries infuses this homemade angel food cake with light fruit flavor. Like all angel food cakes, it has no fat or cholesterol.
Blend just four ingredients, including either fresh or frozen raspberries, for this super-easy two-crust pie. The recipe comes from The Clarmont restaurant in Columbus, Ohio.
No one knows how fools (a centuries-old blend of whipped cream and fruit) got their playful name. Maybe it's because, with just 4 ingredients, you'd be foolish not to make one!
White Chocolate Cheesecake with Triple-Raspberry Sauce
White chocolate teams up with raspberries in an ultrarich cheesecake in a shortbread cookie crust.
Meringue-Topped Raspberry Cupcakes
Raspberry juice or raspberry liqueur flavors these cupcakes, while meringue adds a so-light topping. Press a raspberry into the meringue for a final touch.
An airy Pavlova cradles fresh raspberries and a simple raspberry sauce.
Raspberry Custard Brulee
Layers of raspberries and custard topped with lacy caramelized sugar form this elegant yet easy-to-make dessert.
Raspberry Cheesecake Bars
Hopkins, Minnesota, calls itself America's Raspberry Capital and hosts an annual Raspberry Festival that includes a cooking contest. One entry was this recipe for Raspberry Cheesecake Bars, layering cheesecake and raspberry filling in an almond crust.
15-Minute Raspberry Sauce
This easy recipe comes from Lynn Blanchard, Midwest Living's Test Kitchen director. "This one always impresses people," Lynn says. "It's great over chocolate cake, cheesecake and ice cream."
Chocolate-Raspberry Mousse Cake
Combine raspberries with cake mix and mousse mix for this taste-tempting (and easy) chocolate delight from a Chaska, Minnesota, reader.
Raspberry Creme Brulee
These moist, sugar-topped muffins can be made with either fresh or frozen raspberries — but they're especially good with plump, just-picked raspberries. The recipe is from a Lutsen, Minnesota, B&B.
Easy Raspberry-Topped Cheesecake
Start with four slices of your favorite purchased cheesecake. Mix up this quick topping and you've got dessert!
Raspberry Upside-Down Cake
Whipped cream and raspberries crown easy Raspberry Upside-Down Cake, from a Hopkins, Minnesota, reader.
Dark Chocolate-Raspberry Cupcakes
Turn raspberry-filled cupcakes upside down before drizzling with a rich chocolate truffle icing.
Fanciful Raspberry Ribbons
Staff at the Alexander Ramsey House in Saint Paul, Minnesota, sent us this recipe for festive, ribbon-shape cookies.
A butter cookie forms the base for these petite tarts filled with lemon, lime or orange curd and topped with raspberries.
A Peach of a Raspberry Cobbler
A flaky, woven crust tops a combination raspberry-peach filling in this juicy dessert.
Lime Meringues with Red Raspberries
These light-as-air sweet meringues dolloped with lime filling come from a Rockford, Illinois, reader.
A cross between a cake and a souffle, these individual chocolate desserts make a fitting finale for any special dinner. Fresh raspberries add a burst of color and flavor.
The recipe for these luscious raspberry-filled thumbprint cookies comes from The Heidel House near Green Lake, Wisconsin.
One-More-Bite Bread Pudding
Tart raspberry jam and a rich, creamy sauce make an irresistible sweet-and-sour combo in this bread pudding recipe from Hubbell House in Mantorville, Minnesota.
Very Berry Triple Fruit Pie
Three popular fruits — raspberries, blueberries and strawberries — tuck into this double-crust pie from Covered Bridge Farm near Forest Lake, Minnesota. The colorful filling tastes sweet, with a hint of berry tartness.
This tangy cobbler is one of the inventive dishes created by The Story Inn, a tin-fronted general store that constitutes almost the entire town of Story in Brown County, Indiana.
Raspberry-Soda Cracker Pie
Meringue, soda crackers and pecans form a crust for a filling of whipped cream and berries.
Russian Creme Custard
Crimson raspberry sauce swirls through this luscious and smooth dessert. The recipe is from Grand View Lodge in Nisswa, Minnesota.
Think-Slim Bread Pudding
Lighter than many, this bread puddings combines raspberries, blackberries and blueberries with white bread slices and a berry syrup.