All Birthday Recipes

  • Homemade blondie bars on a plate
    40 min
    These homemade blondies are rich, buttery, and chewy — the perfect treat for Game Day, birthday parties, and potlucks. They keep for several days and freeze like a dream.
  • Best German Chocolate Cake Recipe
    1 hr, 5 min
    It's the same classic chocolate cake you love, but with more of that decadent, gooey coconut-pecan topping. Plus, it's way easier to make because you don't have all those layers to deal with. Win!
  • Finished chocolate-covered strawberries on a plate
    1 hr, 30 min
    Chocolate Covered Strawberries at home? Yes, please! This sweet treat is quite simple to make: just melt chocolate and dip. We have lots of tips to make sure your chocolate covered strawberries look just like store-bought.
  • Easy angel food cake recipe
    1 hr, 5 min
    Dairy-Free
    This slightly sweet and vanilla scented Angel Food Cake is the perfect vehicle for juicy berries, lemon curd, or luscious whipped cream!
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    20 min
    This quick and easy-to-make chocolate French toast will turn any breakfast or brunch into a special occasion. Elevate things even further with fresh raspberries, chocolate maple syrup and a glass of real milk!
  • Perfect Cheesecake Illustration with blue ink drawn over it to make it look like it's frozen
    Cheesecake freezes beautifully, and a cheesecake in the freezer is like money in the bank. Here’s how to freeze and thaw cheesecake so dessert is ready when you are.
  • Easy roasted strawberry topping spooned over a bowl of vanilla ice cream. The bowl is set on a plate with a spoon to the right. A second bowl and baking dish of strawberry topping for ice cream is behind.
    5 min
    Dairy-Free
    Jammy roasted strawberries burst with sweetness! Roasting them with a vanilla bean takes them to the next level. Serve over ice cream, yogurt, or stir into oatmeal. Freezes brilliantly!
  • A child holds a chocolate graham cracker smore during a backyard Smores Party.
    Looking for a fun, family-friendly thing to do—at home—this summer? Try a backyard s'mores party! We've got tips for how to make it delicious and (relatively) mess-free!
  • Ice Cream Cake with Fudge Sauce
    6 hrs, 55 min
    A birthday party isn’t a birthday party without cake and ice cream. Combine those festive favorites to make a luscious brownie ice cream cake, dripping in chocolate fudge sauce. Put your feet up. You’re now the queen of cake!
  • Vanilla Bean Cheesecake with brittle sugar topping on a slate board wtih a slice cut out and fruit nearby.
    1 hr, 45 min
    Do you love crème brûlée, but you also love cheesecake? Get the best of both worlds with this luscious Crème Brûlée Cheesecake! A buttery graham cracker crust balances the light and creamy cheesecake, then it’s finished with the sweet and satisfying crack of brittle sugar.
  • Fancy French 75 cocktail with champagne gin and simple syrup ingredients
    5 min
    The lovely classic French 75 cocktail is made with gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, and Champagne. A great drink for brunch or a fancy party!
  • Close up of the best chocolate cheeescake with dripping ganache frosting on a white background.
    14 hrs
    Calling all chocolate lovers! This Triple Chocolate Cheesecake is rich, creamy, and decadent. The chocolate cookie base is the perfect crisp foundation for the luscious, creamy filling. The whole thing is topped with none other than chocolate ganache. Make this chocolate cheesecake for a rainy day or your holiday table.
  • Perfect Chocolate Swiss Meringue Buttercream Piled into a pink bowl
    45 min
    This Chocolate Swiss Meringue Buttercream has a silky, melt-in-your mouth texture, a balanced not-too-sweet flavor, and it pipes beautifully on cakes. You can even make it days ahead of time and refrigerate it, or freeze it for months. It’s frosting perfection.
  • Whole choclate layer cake with chocolate swiss meringue buttercream swirls on top, dusted with powdered sugar against a dark background
    2 hrs, 10 min
    This rich, tender chocolate cake is easy enough to make for a casual dessert but can be a showstopper for any special event. It comes together with just one bowl, a whisk, and 30 minutes in the oven. This homemade chocolate layer cake is a chocolate lover’s dream.