April 11, 2022

Easter Special: Sweet and Creative Desserts

Looking for the perfect treat to bring to this year's Easter brunch? Or simply want to try some sweet new recipes this spring? Keep reading to get inspired by these creative and delicious dessert ideas!

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Texas Blueberry, Pecan & Honey Slow Cooker French Toast Casserole

Chances are you’ve had french toast before, but how about a french toast casserole? Surprise your loved ones on Easter morning with this extra special breakfast. This sweet casserole nicely combines some very delicious ingredients the state of Texas has to offer: juicy blueberries, crunchy pecans and smooth honey. Aside from tasting great, this recipe is so easy to make in a slow cooker. Give it a try!

Almond Meringue Torte with Strawberries and Ricotta Cream

Like strawberry shortcake, but more elegant, this layered dessert needs to rest for a few hours before slicing to soften the crunchy meringue. Topped with ground pistachios, some mint sprig and sliced strawberry, this pretty dessert is a dream come true for cake lovers. Step up the elegance by combining this delightful dessert with white California Wine, such as a Muscat/Moscato or a Riesling. 

California Cling Peach Cream Pie

Creamy, juicy and bright – the California Cling Peach Cream Pie is a party favorite. This eye-catching cream pie puts sunshine on a plate with the help of vibrant and flavorful California Cling Peaches. The graham cracker crust blends together nicely with a bold layer of peach pie filling and a cream cheese filling.

Berries Cream Almonds

Need something to fill your easter eggs or decorate the brunch table? These whole roasted California Almonds are coated in a combination of ground dried raspberries, white chocolate, puffed rice, chopped almonds and a dusting of almond flour. Berries Cream Almonds are not just delicious, but also have a pretty blush color perfect for the spring season.

Maca Almond Popcorn Bars

Another sweet and simple treat is coming your way! Light, fluffy and perfectly crispy – U.S. Popcorn is the trustworthy basis to these chewy, yummy popcorn bars. Not only do they look and taste great, but these popcorn treats boast whole grain, fiber, protein, and an extra nutrient kick from Maca root. 

Pear Upside Down Cake

Get creative in the kitchen with this wonderful Pear Upside Down Cake. This cake is moist and sweet with a cozy and comforting flavor of cinnamon. And the caramelization of the USA Pears is truly delectable. So pretty and so tasty, this is one sweet treat you’ll be coming back to again and again, all season long. 

Mini Pecan Lemon Berry Tarts

Time for bite-sized bursts of flavor. Using 3-ingredient mini pecan crusts as your base, these light and springy lemon berry tarts are flavorful individual desserts perfect for your next gathering. And all you need are American Pecans, butter, sugar, lemon curd, berries and powdered sugar.

Panna Cotta Tart

Here is your chance to show off your kitchen creativity! The Panna Cotta Tart is a creamy and delicious take on the Italian dessert. Made with a California Prunes and chocolate sauce, this beautiful dessert is the definition of dreamy when decorated with pastry leaves, and perhaps some spring flowers.