Mouthwatering Raspberry Dessert Recipes
Enjoy the sweet-tart flavor of raspberries in pie, cheesecake, cupcakes, dessert sauces and more with our raspberry dessert recipes.
Raspberry Cheesecake Bars
Layers of cheesecake, raspberry filling, almonds and coconut form dessert bars perfect for summer picnics and potlucks.
Raspberry Cream Tart
Fresh berries work best in this elegant dessert (frozen berries get too watery). Keep fruit refrigerated and dry and use within a couple of days of purchase.
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 Butter Bars
The deceptively rich but notably not gooey Raspberry Butter Bars from WheatFields Eatery and Bakery in Omaha are perfect for occasions when mess-free desserts appeal (say, a day on the boat). They're darn good with coffee in the morning, too-fitting for a place that specializes in outsize breakfasts.
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.
Raspberry Pie with Chambord
Chambord (black raspberry liqueur) intensifies the raspberry flavor of the filling, while a mixture of cream cheese and whipped cream makes a sweet top layer.
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.
Fanciful Raspberry Ribbons
These festive "bake-and-slice" cookies look stunning on a tray of holiday desserts.
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.
Blend just four ingredients, including either fresh or frozen raspberries, for this super-easy two-crust pie. The recipe comes from the former Clarmont restaurant in Columbus, Ohio.
Mini Raspberry and White Chocolate Whoopie Pies
This special-occasion dessert will disappear quickly. Soft cookies sandwich a white chocolate mascarpone filling and seedless raspberry preserves.
Red Velvet Raspberry Cupcakes
These cupcakes get a double dose of raspberry flavor, with raspberry liqueur in the cake as well as the frosting. Top with fresh raspberries, too, if you like!
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.
Choose your favorite berries for this chocolate and cream dessert.
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."
Raspberry Mousse Cake
This pink and white throwback layer cake will bring a wow factor to any occasion. Garnish with fresh raspberries.
Raspberry Cheesecake Shake
Perfect for entertaining, this dessert-in-a-glass can be made with mixed berries rather than just raspberries, if you prefer.
A Peach of a Raspberry Cobbler
A flaky, woven crust tops a combination raspberry-peach filling in this juicy dessert.