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30 Mouth-Watering Raspberry Dessert Recipes

Enjoy the sweet-tart flavor of raspberries in pie, cheesecake, cupcakes, dessert sauces and more with our raspberry dessert recipes.
Raspberry Muffins

Raspberry Muffins

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.

Raspberry Muffins

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.

Raspberry Swirl Angel Food Cake

Choose-a-Fruit Fools

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!

Choose-a-Fruit Fools 

Raspberry Pavlova

An airy Pavlova cradles fresh raspberries and a simple raspberry sauce.

Raspberry Pavlova

White Chocolate Cheesecake with Triple-Raspberry Sauce

White chocolate teams up with raspberries in an ultrarich cheesecake in a shortbread cookie crust.

White Chocolate Cheesecake with Triple-Raspberry Sauce

Raspberry Custard Brulee

Layers of raspberries and custard topped with lacy caramelized sugar form this elegant yet easy-to-make dessert.

Raspberry Custard Brulee

Dark Chocolate-Raspberry Cupcakes

Turn raspberry-filled cupcakes upside down before drizzling with a rich chocolate truffle icing.

Dark Chocolate-Raspberry Cupcakes

Cool Cheesecake Sauce

Here's a smooth make-ahead dessert sauce that offers an easy way to get cheesecake flavor. Serve it over fresh fruit or layer in a parfait glass with fruit and cookies or cake for a special-occasion dinner finale.

Cool Cheesecake Sauce

Very Berry Triple Fruit Pie

More than 4 cups of berries make this pie extra juicy. Be sure to let it cool completely before you slice it. And don't forget the vanilla ice cream! The recipe comes from Covered Bridge Farm near Forest Lake, Minnesota. 

Very Berry Triple Fruit Pie

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.

Meringue-Topped Raspberry Cupcakes

Raspberry and Cream Cheese Cake

A cheesecake-like topping and fresh raspberries make this low-fat coffee cake sensational.

Raspberry and Cream Cheese Cake

Triple Red Berry Dessert Sauce

This easy blender sauce tops ice cream with a gorgeous red berry punch. Look for spreadable fruit in the jam/jelly section of your supermarket. The sauce has just 37 calories for a two-tablespoon serving.

Triple Red Berry Dessert Sauce

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.

Raspberry Cheesecake Bars

Raspberry Pie

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.

Raspberry Pie

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.

Chocolate-Raspberry Mousse Cake

Raspberry Creme Brulee

Raspberries stud this creamy dessert from a Baxter, Minnesota, restaurant.

Raspberry Creme Brulee

Raspberry Muffins

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.

Raspberry Muffins

Easy Raspberry-Topped Cheesecake

Start with four slices of your favorite purchased cheesecake. Mix up this quick topping and you've got dessert!

Easy Raspberry-Topped Cheesecake

Raspberry Upside-Down Cake

Whipped cream and raspberries crown easy Raspberry Upside-Down Cake, from a Hopkins, Minnesota, reader.

Raspberry Upside-Down Cake

15-Minute Raspberry Sauce

"This one always impresses people," says Lynn Blanchard, Test Kitchen director. "It's great over chocolate cake, cheesecake and ice cream."

15-Minute Raspberry Sauce

A Peach of a Raspberry Cobbler

A flaky, woven crust tops a combination raspberry-peach filling in this juicy dessert.

A Peach of a Raspberry Cobbler

Lime Meringues with Red Raspberries

These light-as-air sweet meringues dolloped with lime filling come from a Rockford, Illinois, reader.

Lime Meringues with Red Raspberries

Chocolate-Raspberry Souffle

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.

Chocolate-Raspberry Souffle

Chocolate-Berry Meringue

Choose your favorite berries for this chocolate and cream dessert.

Chocolate-Berry Meringue 

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.

One-More-Bite Bread Pudding

Raspberry-Soda Cracker Pie

Meringue, soda crackers and pecans form a crust for a filling of whipped cream and berries.

Raspberry-Soda Cracker Pie

Raspberry Tartlets

A butter cookie forms the base for these petite tarts filled with lemon, lime or orange curd and topped with raspberries.

Raspberry Tartlets

Russian Creme Custard

Crimson raspberry sauce swirls through this luscious and smooth dessert. The recipe is from Grand View Lodge in Nisswa, Minnesota.

Russian Creme Custard

Fanciful Raspberry Ribbons

Staff at the Alexander Ramsey House in Saint Paul, Minnesota, sent us this recipe for festive, ribbon-shape cookies.

Fanciful Raspberry Ribbons

Think-Slim Bread Pudding

Lighter than many, this bread puddings combines raspberries, blackberries and blueberries with white bread slices and a berry syrup.

Think-Slim Bread Pudding

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