Each of these pretty bridal shower desserts can be made ahead of time because chances are — whether you’re a take-charge bride or a busy bridesmaid — you’ve already got enough on your plate.
Earl Grey Sweetie Cakes with Meyer Lemon Frosting
Bergamot-infused Earl Grey tea adds subtle hints of citrus to these dainty cakes. The crowning glory is the fluffy frosting, flavoured with sweet Meyer lemon juice.
A fruity twist on a classic Italian favourite, this raspberry tiramisu with ladyfingers and mascarpone cheese create a light yet decadent dessert.
Fondant Glazed Petit Fours
These dainty little cakes will make you feel like a kid playing bride.
Tart Lemon Roulade
A simple and rich lemon mascarpone mousse fills this pretty, heart-shaped roulade.
Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze
These cookies are perfect with afternoon tea . . . or cocktails!
Chocolate Berry Cake with Italian Buttercream
This delicious chocolate cake doesn’t skimp on the buttercream. Iced in an ombré petal style, it’s also a treat for the eyes.
Mini Lemon Chiffon Cakes with Lemon Crystal Glaze
This recipe makes 48 bite-sized lemon chiffon cakes — a perfect dessert that your loved ones won’t soon forget! Find more of Anna Olson’s very best cupcake recipes.
Follow Alton’s simple step-by-step guide to making your own silky chocolate mousse. Top with your choice of fresh fruit, chopped nuts or whipped cream to complete this delicious dessert.
Raspberry Orange Trifle
This showstopping Grand Marnier-spiked dessert trifle will wow your guests well before they even take their first bite. There are many layers to this sweet recipe but it will be well worth the extra effort!
Lemon Blueberry Trifles
Layers of lemon cream, fresh blueberries and coconut dacquoise are finished with a sprinkling of toasted coconut in this elegant dessert of individual servings.
Individual Coconut Cream Pies
Represent the happy couple with another perfect pairing: coconut cream filling and airy meringue.
Ina Garten’s Coconut Macaroons
Crunchy on the outside and chewy in the middle, a well-made macaroon is absolutely irresistible.
Mini Cappuccino Cakes
These cute little cappuccino-flavoured cakes not only look amazing but are also amazingly delicious!
Chocolate Espresso Pot de Creme
An indulgent dessert that’s ideal for chocolate lovers. These pots de crème contain a kick of espresso, perfect for reviving guests after a few rounds of bridal shower games.
Anna Olson’s Lemon Coconut Cupcakes
Anna Olson takes simple lemon cupcakes to the next level with a coconut buttercream icing topped with shredded coconut.
Fondant Covered Heart Cake
Nothing celebrates loves and marriage like a gorgeous, pink heart-shaped cake.
Honey Ricotta Cheesecake
Crushed biscotti and creamy ricotta are used to elevate classic cheesecake, making it worthy of any special occasion.