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Top 25 Easy Dessert Recipes With Few Ingredients


Desserts are people's next request after the main meal, I mean everyone will accept and seek for a delicious Chocolate cake after enjoying a good chicken meal.

So in this post, I'm going to share the best 25 easy dessert recipes with few ingredients that will be enough for anyone to make their own first (or maybe not) delicious dessert and feel proud about it, also getting new dessert recipes ideas for the future.

5 Easy Italian Dessert Recipes With Few Ingredients

1. Creamy chocolate sauce recipe

Chocolate is made from cocoa beans which are picked from the cacao trees, these trees are also known as Theobroma cacao which you can find in the Amazon basin and some tropical areas of South and Central America.

we needed some information about Chocolate because it will take a big part in our Creamy chocolate sauce dessert.

Ingredients :
-125ml double cream
-85g of chocolate
-½ tsp of vanilla essence (tsp means tablespoon)

How To Prepare / Method
First Put the cream into a small heavy-based pan and heat gently, stirring frequently, remove from the heat when the cream comes to the boil, you need to let it cool for a minute then stir in the chopped chocolate.

You need to stir it gently until smooth.
Stir in the vanilla essence and serve immediately. 


2. Easy chocolate cake frosting recipe

A cake that will cover and fill 23cm, needs to be used immediately by pouring onto the cake and spreading as you want it, it's a recipe that sets quickly.

Ingredients :
-200g butter at room temperature
-200g sifted icing sugar
-200g plain chocolate melted

How To Prepare / Method
First cream together in a medium bowl the butter and the icing sugar, Then add the melted chocolate and whisking all the time as you do.

And as I said in the introduction use it immediately by pouring onto the cake and spreading. 

3. Chocolate buttercream frosting

A 20-23cm round layer will be enough to fill this cake, and the Italian buttercream is considered one of the best in addition to the Swiss buttercream.

Ingredients :
-4 egg yolks
-125g granulated sugar
-250g unsalted butter chopped
-100g plain chocolate (melted)
-100ml water

How To Prepare / Method
First Beat the egg yolks in a bowl until they are pale and thick, Then you need to gently heat the sugar and water in a heavy-based pan until dissolved.
Now bring to the boil until the syrup reaches the soft-ball stage (115C, 240F) / use a sugar thermometer.

Gradually pour the syrup over the egg and whisking all the time with a hand-held electric whisk.
After that beat the softened butter into the mixture, Then pour in the melted chocolate.
When it's fresh Use this buttercream frosting straightaway. 

4. Sure Fire, No Fire S'mores

AS'more is a kind of marshmallow that needs to be roasted over a fire then needs to be put between two graham crackers with a layer of chocolate, it's popular in the United States and Canada and it has a national day that's celebrated annually on August 10.

Ingredients :
-6 graham crackers
-A mini marshmallows bag
-3 (1.55 ounces) Hershey's Milk Chocolate Bars, needs to be split into 2

How To Prepare / Method
First split graham cracker into 2 halves and place the mini marshmallows on top of the graham cracker squares, then place under broiler for a few seconds until toasty.

Now remove and place 1/2 (half) of a Hershey bar on top of marshmallow (The heat from the marshmallow will melt the chocolate bar).

Place the other half of the graham cracker on top and press lightly to flatten marshmallows.
Now you may wrap it (using a plastic wrap) until it's ready to heat and eat. 


5. Banana Brownies

The Banana is a lot's favorite fruit, Bananas are grown in more than 150 countries around the world like Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and Panama and when it comes to desserts Banana Brownies are the best.

Ingredients :
-1 lb dark chocolate (lb means pound)
-2 sticks (1 cup) of butter
-4 eggs
-4 bananas
-1 cup flour / 1 cup sugar
-1 tbsp cocoa powder / 1 tbsp baking powder

How To Prepare / Method
First, your oven needs to be 325 degrees.
Then melt the chocolate and butter together in a small bowl (needs to be set over a pot of simmering water)

In another bowl mash together the eggs and bananas, then add the flour, cocoa, sugar and the baking powder and stir to combine, Pour in the melted chocolate mixture and stir again.
Now Butter and flour an 8 by 8 baking. 

6. Vegan Caramel Apples

Vegan Caramel Apples is one of the best easy dessert recipes with few ingredients for vegans that's why I have included it in my list.

Ingredients :
-2 Tbsp margarine (vegan margarine)
-1 cup lightly packed brown sugar
-1/3 cup organic corn syrup
-1 cup sweetened condensed milk
-1 tsp vanilla extract

How To Prepare / Method
First, melt the margarine in a small saucepan over low heat and stir in sugar and corn syrup.
Then bring the liquid to a boil and stir in the condensed milk.

Now stirring frequently and then cook over medium heat until it reaches the soft ball stage, 220 degrees, you know you've reached the right temperature if you can pick up the caramel in a softball that splits apart in your fingers.

Take it off the heat and stir in the vanilla once it reaches soft ball stage.
Now you need to allow the caramel to cool until it's looking nice and thick.
Ok now dip each apple into caramel and turn to glaze each side holding the stick and roll in any nuts or toppings.
Finally set onto wax paper to cool. 

Vegan-Caramel-Apples recipe

7. Caramel Slice

Caramel Slice also is known as Caramel shortbread, Caramel Shortcake and Caramel Squares, it's a kind of biscuit that's popular in Scotland and United Kingdom.

Ingredients :
-1 cup self-raising flour
-1 cup coconut
-1/2 cup brown sugar
-1 cup rolled oats
-150g melted butter

How To Prepare / Method
We need to mix the ingredients and press them after mixing into a greased pan and bake at 180C for 10 minutes. 

8. Cheese Pie With Fruit Topping

Pies are some delicious baked dishes which we can make using pastries dough and some savoury ingredients and there are many different kinds of pies like egg pies, fish pies, meat pies and what we are making is a cheesy one.

Ingredients :
-8oz softened Cream cheese (oz means Ounces)
-14oz Sweetened condensed milk
-1/3cup Lemon juice (you can use bottled ones)
-1 ½ tsp Vanilla
-1 Pie filling of your choice (something like Cherry)
-1 Graham cracker crust

How To Prepare / Method
First, beat cheese until fluffy in large mixing bowl Then beat in condensed milk until smooth.
Now stir in lemon juice and vanilla and pour into Graham cracker crust and refrigerate for 3 hours or more.
Before serving top with the pie of your choice. 


9. 1-2-3 Cobbler

Cobbler word does not refer to a single dish but refers to a variety of dishes, it's popular in the United Kingdom and the United States, it can be made using fruits or some savory ingredients.

Ingredients :
-3 cans of fruit pie filling (of your choice, Cherry works great)
-1 box of yellow cake mix
-1 stick of margarine melted
-2 tsp of cinnamon

How To Prepare / Method
First, you need to empty dry cake mix in a bowl Then add the cinnamon and set-a-side.
Then empty all three cans into a 9 by 13-inch baking dish and spread evenly so that there are no gaps.
Sprinkle dry cake mix over pie filling till completely covered and make sure you have no lumps in the cake mix and then drizzle the melted margarine over the entire cake mix.

Finally put in a 350-degree oven for 45-50 minutes till the top is looking golden brown and you see a bubbly pie filling.
It can be served warm or cool. 

10. Coconut Macaroons

One of the greatest sugar-free and easy to make cookies, for me the French Coconut Macaroons are one of my best easy dessert recipe with few ingredients.

Ingredients :
-4 egg whites
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-1 cup Xylitol
-1/2 teaspoon vanilla
-2(1/2 cups unsweetened) and a shredded coconut

How To Prepare / Method
First beat egg whites and salt at medium speed until soft peaks form then Add xylitol, a 1/2 cup at a time, until stiff peaks form.
Fold in vanilla and coconut using a spatula.
Now place about a tablespoon of dough 2 inches apart on a greased cookie sheet and Bake at 325° for 25 minutes(or until tops are light brown).
Finally let cool for 5–10 minutes before removing. 

11. Creme Brulee

Crème brûlée or burnt cream, crema Catalana or Trinity cream is a French dessert that's made of custard and caramel and that's normally served at room temperature.

Ingredients :
-8 to 10 egg yolks
-200g sugar
-1 vanilla pod
-1L cream
-brown sugar

How To Prepare / Method
First, put egg yolks and sugar in a bowl Then add the cream and mix well.
Cook for one (1) hour on 100/125°C in Brulee cream pots.
Now let it cool before caramelization.
you can use a blowtorch or an iron with the brulee cream. 


12. Key Lime Pie

Key lime pie is one the best American desserts that can be easily and quickly made.

Ingredients :
-1 graham cracker pie crust
-1 box unprepared lime jello mix
-1 container of key lime pie yogurt
-1 container of cool whip

How To Prepare / Method
All you need to do is to mix the last three ingredients together and put in the pie crust.
Then refrigerate until ready to serve. 


13. Green Tea Ice-Cream

The Green Tea Ice-Cream is (in my opinion) the best and the easiest Japanese dessert that can be made in minutes and a really enjoyable one.

Ingredients :
-1tbsp green tea powder
-2/3cup sugar
-3 egg yolks
-3/4cup milk
-200ml pure cream

How To Prepare / Method
First, mix the tea powder with two (2) tablespoons of sugar.
Then mix egg yolks with the remaining sugar in a separate bowl.
Next is to pour milk into pan and heat gently.

Now Remove it from heat and mix some of the milk into the green tea mixture.
Add paste to the remaining milk in the pan when your paste looks smooth.
After that, whisk in the egg yolks and then leave to cool.
Finally, whip the cream then add to the cold green tea mixture and freeze. 

14. Easy Peach Cobbler

From it's name the Easy Peach Cobbler is a top rated easy dessert that everyone loves and everyone finds simple to make and it is a one dessert that i advice everyone to try.

Ingredients :
-1-quart canned peaches (you can use 2 large cans too)
-1/3cup cornstarch
-1 cup sugar
-1 Tablespoon cinnamon
-2 cans Grand cinnamon rolls

How To Prepare / Method
First, drain the juice from peaches, then place peaches into glass bake pan.
Then simmer juice, cornstarch, sugar, and cinnamon in a small sauce pan until thickens.
Next, pour over peaches and place cinnamon rolls on top of peaches.
Now bake as directed on rolls.
Finally, Remove from oven and drizzle with the icing in rolls. 

15. Strawberry and Cream Pancakes

We all know and love Pancakes, those flat delicious cakes that's made of stretch batter, eggs, milk, and butter on a hot surface, and Strawberry and Cream Pancakes are the easiest.

Ingredients :
-8 Pancakes (simple ones)
-515g can of strawberries
-30ml of cornflour / cornstarch
-Finely grated rind and juice of 1 orange
-150ml whipped heavy cream

How To Prepare / Method
First, you need to prepare the pancakes (and keep them warm).
Then empty the strawberries and juice into a pan.
Next is to blend the cornflour with the orange rind and juice and stir into the pan.
Now bring to the boil and cook for 2 mins, with stirring.
After that you need to divide between the pancakes (by pouring over it), then roll up and place on serving plates.
Finally serve straight away after topping with a large spoonful of whipped cream. 


16. Peanut Butter Cookies

Who does not know what a Peanut butter cookie is? I think we all know, but what we are going to make is the easiest Peanut butter cookie ever.

Ingredients :
-1 white or yellow box of cake mix
-1/2cup peanut butter
-1/4cup butter (or margarine)
-1/4 cup water
-2 eggs

How To Prepare / Method
First, you need to Heat your oven to 350 degrees.
Then, just mix all of the ingredients together until they are smooth and sticky.
Next drop by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2" apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
Finally Bake for 8-12 mins. 

17. A Very Quick Chocolate Treat

This is a one quick dessert Europeans love and not only Europeans but it's a great one for all the world.

Ingredients :
-1 banana (cut into thin rounds)
-1/4cup of chocolate chips
-1/4cup of cream

How To Prepare / Method
First Cut the banana into a cereal bowl.
Then sprinkle with chocolate chips and pour on cream.
Finally put on Microwave for one (1) minute and stir (eat warm).

18. Cornflake Cookies

Cornflakes normally are some food that we eat as a breakfast filling a certain form (small pieces of chips), but here we are trying to make something more than normal cornflakes but the easy tasty Cornflake Cookies.

Ingredients :
-12oz bag chocolate morsels
-1 cup of chunky peanut butter
-5 cups of cornflakes

How To Prepare / Method
Over low heat melt the morsels and peanut butter And when melted, mix cornflakes and mix thoroughly.
Then drop by a teaspoon on cookie sheet and let it cool. 


19. Chocolate Crisp Marshmallows

A Marshmallow is a confection that is mainly made of sugar, water and what is known as gelatin, and using Marshmallows we can make many great desserts as the Chocolate Crisp Marshmallows.

Ingredients :
-24 marshmallows
-1 cup thick chocolate with ice cream topping
-2-3 cups Rice Krispies cereal

How To Prepare / Method
First and using a toothpick pierce each marshmallow, then and with a toothpick (the first one if you want) hold the marshmallows and spoon ice cream topping over each next roll in the cereal to coat.
Finally Set on waxed paper and refrigerate to set.

20. A Very Quick Bananas Made Dessert

Peel a Banana, Then put a popsicle stick into it and Freeze it in the freezer, after that Dunk in Chocolate Magic Shell ice cream topping and roll in chopped peanuts, it can be eaten as an ice cream bar. 

21. Whipped Cream

A Whipped Cream is the process of whipping a cream using a whisk or a mixer until it looks light and fluffy.

Ingredients :
-1 cup heavy Cream
-1 tablespoon Powdered sugar

How To Prepare / Method
First, whip the cream until slightly thickened for about 2 mins in a chilled bowl.
Then add the sugar And whip to fluffy peaks for about 2 more mins. 


22. Dirt Pudding

Dirt Pudding is one dessert of the American Dirt cakes that mainly uses sandwich cookies and pudding to create a dirty look but a delicious dessert.

Ingredients :
-1pound bag of Oreo’s
-1 large box of instant vanilla pudding
-1 small container of Cool Whip
-1 Tablespoon confectioner's sugar

How To Prepare / Method
First Crush 3/4 bag of Oreo’s and spread in 9x13 baking dish.
Then Make pudding as directed on package And add Cool Whip and sugar and spread over crushed Oreo’s.

Finally, crush the remaining Oreo’s and sprinkle on top of pudding mixture Then Refrigerate. 

23. Pumpkin Pudding

Pudding is a food or a dessert in most times, and it is named pudding because most believe it comes from the French boudin, there are many types and shapes for pudding and what we are gonna make is the Pumpkin one.

Ingredients :
-1 small box vanilla pudding
-1 cup canned pumpkin
-1 cup milk
-1 teaspoon cinnamon
-1/2 teaspoon ginger

How To Prepare / Method
First and in a mixing bowl combine pudding mix and milk (mix well) Then add pumpkin and spices and Mix thoroughly.

Now pour into serving dishes and chill until set. 

24. Chocolate Mousse

A mousse is one of the greatest French desserts, it may be both sweet or savory and it's mainly made with whipped cream or whipped egg whites.

Ingredients :
-2 cups chocolate pieces
-1/2cup sugar
-3 eggs
-1 cup boiling milk

How To Prepare / Method
First Place the ingredients in a blender And blend until smooth for about 30 seconds.
After that pour into 8 dessert dishes and chill until ready to serve (at least 1 hour).
You can also top with whipped cream, fruit, coconuts, nuts... 

Chocolate Mousse-Recipe

25. A Quick Cinnamon Crispy Bread

This is a very quick dessert recipe so let's get started, first buy Italian bread then slice in 3/4s and slather with butter after that throw in oven until brown, finally retrieve and sprinkle lots of cinnamon sugar over it.

This was my fast easy dessert recipes with few ingredients list that you can use and take advantages of to make your own home-made desserts and know more about this amazing desserts world.