19 Desserts to Make When You’re Feeling Fancy AF

Life is about balance, right? Some days we wear cut offs and eat BBQ and some days we dress up for a five star meal. These recipes are for those days when you’re feeling fancy, and they’re even better for a crowd!

Wow your friends and family at the dinner table with a truly show-stopping dessert, perfect for parties or even those days when you’re just feeling yourself. You deserve it!

A collection of fancy desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth and add a touch of class to your meal!

Ombre Rosette Cake

This step-by-step guide gives you the instructions to turn any homemade cake into an ombre rosette cake. It includes instructions for the frosting and tips for getting those gorgeous shades on this viral instagram cake!

Ginger Layer Cake with Poached Pears

This layered cake is spiced with ginger, cinnamon and cloves, and is layered with wine-poached pears and cream cheese frosting. How utterly decadent! This one is great to make during fall and winter.

Matcha Tiramisu

Different styles of tiramisu have been quite trendy lately! Try this one that’s flavored with Matcha (a highly concentrated, powdered form of green tea). It has layers of matcha syrup, matcha cake, and matcha cream.

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Mini Cheesecakes

These mini cheesecakes are light and fluffy – a different take on the typical dense and creamy cheesecake. They’re topped with strawberries and the option of a hard chocolate shell or ganache.

Brown Sugar Pavlova with Caramelized Peaches

These pavlovas are made with Demerara sugar, which gives it a smoky butterscotch, almost bourbon flavor. It’s topped with caramelized peaches and whipped cream. So decadent!

Vitamin C Hibiscus Rose Hip Marshmallows

These homemade, real food marshmallows have flavors of hibiscus and rose hip. The hibiscus, though naturally bitter in flavor, adds a delicate floral note to super sweet marshmallows.

Mont Blanc Chocolate Pavlova

This fancy dessert is a combination of a chocolate pavlova and Mont Blanc dessert. It even has a recipe for a homemade chestnut purée!

Mexican Chocolate Trifle with Orange Curd and Pomegranate Pudding

This trifle has a brownie base with cinnamon and red chile, cinnamon orange curd and a pomegranate pudding. It’s topped with whipped cream, orange zest, cinnamon, pomegranate arils and shaved chocolate.

Blueberry Lavender Mini Cheesecakes

A homemade blueberry lavender syrup gets mixed with cheesecake batter in these blueberry lavender mini cheesecakes. They’re light, fluffy, floral and sweet.

Dark Chocolate Tarts with Apricots

Believe it or not, these tarts are vegan! They use almond and oat flour to make a base, then are filled with a vegan chocolate ganache and topped with apricots.

Pink Champagne Cake

This fancy cake has three layers of pink champagne cake with classic vanilla buttercream and white sparkles all over.

Mixed Berry Pavlova

Classic pavlova topped with whipped cream, strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries. Then it’s garnished with some fresh mint.

Melting Chocolate Ball Dessert

Try that viral melting chocolate ball dessert! Stacked brownies, fruit and ice cream is covered with a chocolate ball, which melts under hot fudge sauce.

Thandai Cheesecake

This no bake cheesecake has an oreo and waffle crust and is flavored with thandai masala, a cold Indian drink associated with Holi.

Black Forest Cake

This decadent Black Forest Cake has layers of rich chocolate cake, cherry liqueur, fresh cherries and whipped cream frosting. And that chocolate bark and chocolate shaving garnish is oh-so-fabulous!

Grilled Pound Cake with Bananas and Limoncello

Calling all folks riding solo! This fancy dessert serves one. It has two slices of grilled pound cake, grilled bananas, limoncello and mascarpone cream.

Chocolate Kahlua Cupcakes

Chocolate cupcakes with malted milk and coffee topped with a kahlua buttercream and a boozy chocolate ganache. Perfect for a fancy coffee lover!

Cheat’s Danish Apple Cake

This traditional Danish dessert has layers of stewed apples, oaty biscuits, whipped cream and chocolate shavings!

Key Lime Mousse Tart

Try this key lime mousse tart! It has a nilla wafer and coconut crust, key lime filing, and it’s topped with whipped cream, lime, and flaked coconut. Perfect for summer!

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