Sometimes you’re looking for a dessert that’s a little over the top. That would be these – a sampling of my favorite desserts for Holidays, Birthdays & Company. I hope you’ll find something you like here; most are a little more complicated than our everyday sweets, a few are drop-dead simple and all are scrumptious!

special cakes for celebrations or company


extravagant cupcakes


favorite cheesecakes


elegant endings


frozen desserts


individual chocolate sumpins


special pies & tarts


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30 Comments on “Special Occasion Desserts

    • Thanks! I have been working on my Dessert Menu for this blog, and It’s making me hungry all the time, lol!

    • I know – poison wrapped up in a pretty package, lol! But ya gotta have some sweet – and I’d rather have something I bake than something from the store. 🙂

          • Me, too! I always think it looks good and sometimes I’m tempted but it so often doesn’t live up to my idea of what I think it should taste like. The exception, I think is this little gourmet store I go to every couple years. THey make swans out of chocolate (different kinds) and fill them with mousse. I feel so special when I buy one of those…

  1. Holy lord you have so many desserts!!! Girl, I need to get on your level, and I am mostly focused on baking for my blog 😂😂😂

    BTW your bouche de noel is just so lovely!!!

    • Thanks loads! I see quite a few on your blog I want to make!! But this is just one of my categories…so there will be more, fair warning!! I love that Bouche de Noel – especially since the cake is chocolate!

      • I love that you covered it in white! Is that a Swiss meringue frosting? I tried to make a bouche once but I covered it in a chocolate frosting… And it just wasn’t pretty 😅

  2. Great collection. I’m making cream puffs this weekend. Promised one of the Romanian supply teachers that’s doing a long term at the school I was at Wed, Thurs and Fri that I’ll bring him some on Tues (got an early call) so I can’t back out. 🙂

  3. I am dying here! I want to make every one of these, much to the dismay of my scale. Nothing better than an arsenal of special desserts!

    • Hi Nancy! I’m having to post to create my menu in pictures. It’s kind of fun to see the round up! I see a few I need to remake with better pictures, for one. I’d start with that Toffee Cheesecake or that Frozen Lemon Meringue Dessert if I were you, lol! 🙂 My next dessert menu is going to be Down Home Favorites.

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