American desserts recipes costing less than $3.0 per serving

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THE Bacardi Rum Cake.....adjusted for today's box cake mixes

THE Bacardi Rum Cake.....adjusted for today's box cake mixes

Several years ago Bacardi’s Rum Cake recipe used an 18 ½ ounce cake mix and box of instant vanilla pudding mix.…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2012
Professional
7 votes
30103 views
Ultimate Carrot Cake

Ultimate Carrot Cake

What a way to eat your vegetables! I work hard, try to eat a well-balanced diet, get plenty of exercise and watch my weight. I also absolutely…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
20 votes
19248 views
Good Stuff Dessert (a chocolate pudding trifle)

Good Stuff Dessert (a chocolate pudding trifle)

Years ago a friend gave me this recipe saying it is as the name says, truly “Good Stuff.” Layers start with a…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2012
Professional
5 votes
9350 views
Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars!

Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars!

This recipe has been circulating around the Internet as “Lemon Brownies”,…

Salad Foodie
May 2013
Professional
17 votes
13900 views
Black Bottom Cupcakes

Black Bottom Cupcakes

A chocolate cupcake with crem cheese filling!

Elena Jimenez
Jun 2008
Beginner
3 votes
40393 views
Wisconsin State Fair Cream Puffs

Wisconsin State Fair Cream Puffs

I received this recipe from the family descendants who introduced this delectable treat. The Wisconsin Bakers…

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2013
Advanced
5 votes
6359 views
World's best chocolate cupcakes

World's best chocolate cupcakes

These cupcakes are adapted from a recipe from a very famous bakery. It's a bit more work than making them from a box, but totally worth it. The…

Nancy Miyasaki
Apr 2010
Intermediate
6 votes
12076 views
Everything Goes Oatmeal Coookies

Everything Goes Oatmeal Coookies

This is an original recipe. I was making them, years ago, because my children wanted a "loaded" oatmeal cookie…

J. Gino Genovesi
Dec 2013
Professional
5 votes
6805 views
Vanilla cupcakes

Vanilla cupcakes

I've tried a lot of white cupcake recipes. Many turn out too flat or dry. I came across this one on a blog site and it's really good. It looks…

Aspen Lee-Moulden
Jul 2008
Intermediate
30 votes
58312 views
Raspberry Buttermilk Cake

Raspberry Buttermilk Cake

This cake recipe comes from Gourmet Magazine and is very simple to make. The batter is so good, that I greedily licked the batter spoon. You can…

Foodiewife
Jul 2016
Advanced
1 vote
286 views
Creole Rice Pudding

Creole Rice Pudding

NEVER throw day-old rice away! Next time you have that extra-large Chinese take out and you have some of that white rice left over, you have the…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
7 votes
5171 views
Persimmon Jam

Persimmon Jam

This is an easy recipe, and you can store it in a glass container and keep it in your fridge!

Elena Jimenez
Jul 2008
Beginner
3 votes
33915 views
Tracey's Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Caramel Chocolate Cake

Tracey's Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Caramel Chocolate Cake

Decadent chocolate cake made with homemade peanut butter frosting and topped with chopped Reese Peanut Butter…

ChefTracey WilliamsFrancis
Mar 2010
Advanced
6 votes
25009 views
Apple Crisp – Microwave Quick!

Apple Crisp – Microwave Quick!

I haven’t found a quicker apple crisp recipe that tastes as good (or better) than oven-baked. Simple prep and fast cooking make this a perfect…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2011
Professional
3 votes
8794 views
Banana Split Pie

Banana Split Pie

I'll be the first to admit that I'm not much of a baker, but this is an old family recipe that has been gratiously "given" to me for use in my…

Mary Joseph
Mar 2008
Advanced
7 votes
22818 views