30 Mouth-Watering 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.
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!
An airy Pavlova cradles fresh raspberries and a simple raspberry sauce.
White Chocolate Cheesecake with Triple-Raspberry Sauce
White chocolate teams up with raspberries in an ultrarich cheesecake in a shortbread cookie crust.
Raspberry Custard Brulee
Layers of raspberries and custard topped with lacy caramelized sugar form this elegant yet easy-to-make dessert.
Dark Chocolate-Raspberry Cupcakes
Turn raspberry-filled cupcakes upside down before drizzling with a rich chocolate truffle icing.
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.
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.
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.
Raspberry and Cream Cheese Cake
A cheesecake-like topping and fresh raspberries make this low-fat coffee cake sensational.
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.
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.
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.
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
Raspberries stud this creamy dessert from a Baxter, Minnesota, restaurant.
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.
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."
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.
Choose your favorite berries for this chocolate and cream dessert.
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.
Raspberry-Soda Cracker Pie
Meringue, soda crackers and pecans form a crust for a filling of whipped cream and berries.
A butter cookie forms the base for these petite tarts filled with lemon, lime or orange curd and topped with raspberries.
Russian Creme Custard
Crimson raspberry sauce swirls through this luscious and smooth dessert. The recipe is from Grand View Lodge in Nisswa, Minnesota.
Fanciful Raspberry Ribbons
Staff at the Alexander Ramsey House in Saint Paul, Minnesota, sent us this recipe for festive, ribbon-shape cookies.
Think-Slim Bread Pudding
Lighter than many, this bread puddings combines raspberries, blackberries and blueberries with white bread slices and a berry syrup.