Best Recipes 2010 – Delectable Desserts

As 2010 draws to a close, I’d like to thank all of you fabulous foodies who have made sharing family recipes such a joy! I thought I’d end the year by revisiting the recipes I’ve shared and photo-indexing them for your convenience, so today is the first in a two part series:

Part 1: Best Recipes 2010 – Delectable Desserts
Part 2: Best Recipes 2010 – Fabulous Food

Each photo contains the link back to the original post, so have fun bookmarking your favorites and trying any you’ve missed along the way! Be sure to let me know which recipes are your favorites, and if you’d like to see cookbook and product reviews, cooking tips, or any other similar features in the upcoming year!

I look forward to another fabulous year of creative cookery with you in 2011! And now, the recipes…

Delectable Desserts

This Is The First Cake I Ever Made. It Came Out PERFECTLY!
You Can Use The Base Recipe To Make The Cake Of Your Choice –
But It’s Really Fabulous With The Rum Sauce!

BIG Chocolate Chip Cookies

Surprise A Loved One With Oversized Cookies –
Served As Is Or Decorated To The Hilt –
For A Fraction Of What The Specialty Shops Charge!

Blueberry Buckle – Featured At Midnight Maniac and The Trendy Treehouse

I Love Blueberries – And So Do You!
Thanks For Making This Fabulous Recipe
My Second Most Popular Post Of 2010!

Coconut Butterscotch Cookies – Featured At Simply Sweet Home

Create A Sweet Delight For Your Family
With This Unusual Combination Of Flavors!

Strawberry Almond Chocolate Chunk Coffee Cake

Looking For The Perfect Pastry To Serve At Your Next Party?
This One’s Sure To Be A Hit!

Peanut Butter Cookies

This Recipe Brings Back Sweet Childhood Memories For My Dear Husband.

Chocolate Almond Cheesecake

This Elegant Dessert Is Fabulous For Special Occasions!

Watermelon Sherbet Smoothies

An Incredibly Refreshing Summertime Drink!

Cinnamon Apple Strudel Bundt Cake –
Honorably Mentioned At Mangoes And Chutney

The Wholesome Combination Of Apples, Cinnamon & Nutmeg
Made This Recipe My Third Most Popular Post Of The Year!

Pumpkin Bread Pudding – Featured At La Bella Vita and The DIY Club

The Unusual Twist On This Classic Dessert Propelled This Recipe
Into The #1 Spot For My Most Viewed Post Of 2010!

I hope you enjoyed revisiting these fabulous desserts with me! Stay tuned for my Fabulous Food post, which will contain my remaining recipes for 2010!

Thanks also to all of the fabulous sites that have featured my recipes, and to all of the wonderful hostesses who connect us with one another each week, including the following:

Around My Family Table
Brenda’s Canadian Kitchen
Blessed With Grace
Designs By Gollum
Hearth And Soul Hop
EKat’s Kitchen
Recipe Swap Thursday
Sunday Favorites
The Nourishing Gourmet

For more links, click here for the complete Resource List!

55 Responses to “Best Recipes 2010 – Delectable Desserts”

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  1. Apron Senorita says:

    I have died and gone to bakery heaven. LOL

    Happy New Year!!
    Yoli 🙂
    Apron Senorita

  2. shah wharton says:

    Following from blog hop – return some love at
    Happy New Year – nearly –

  3. Shawn Becker says:

    I just gained 10 lbs reading your post but it was worth every delectable moment! Oh, that Cinnamon Apple Bundt cake has to be mine!
    Happy New Year,

  4. Betty Anne says:

    Food thing I'm not on a diet because I think I gained weight just by reading your post and seeing all the yummy treats.
    I hope that you have a wonderful New Years filled with good health, love, peace and joy.

  5. Heather In The Land Of Mom says:

    All those deserts look so yummy. Thank you for linking up in the ring in 2011 blog hop. I am your newest follower. Hope you have a wonderful new year.

  6. Ms. Diva says:

    That food look so fabulous!!! Yummy!!! Stopping by (and coming back) from the ring in 2011 blog hop!! And your newest follower!!!

  7. Samantha says:

    Now I am hungry! I found you on the blog hop! I would love it if you would visit/follow my blog too! Have a blessed 2011 🙂

  8. ButterYum says:

    Looks like you've been eating really well this year.


  9. Liz says:

    yum! That first cake looks wonderful! I think that I need to try that! 🙂


    P.S. I'm your newest follower!

  10. Shirley says:

    This is great, having all these wonderful looking deserts on one post!!! I bookmarked it right away!!!

  11. Beth says:

    You have some fabulous desserts here! Thanks for sharing them.

  12. Liz says:

    Joy, what a wonderful blog. Love the dessert recipes! I am following you via GCF! Have a Happy New Year!


  13. Nancy says:

    Visiting from the blog hop.
    Great ideas here. You've got me hungry now!
    Happy New Year.

  14. CM says:

    Oh my, everything looks delish!

    Following from Friday Follow! 🙂

  15. Jacqueline says:

    I will have to opt for a slice of the Chocolate Almond Cheesecake! It looks fabulous (but so do the others too.) Fun, fun year of treats, hope 2011 is as rich (in calories) as 2010.

  16. Guiding Light says:

    Hi! Stopping by from Friday Blog Hop. I am now following you and would appreciate you following me too. And…these.look.amazing! Have a wonderfully blessed day!

  17. SamanthaD says:

    Kentucky Butter Rum Cake?!?!?!? YUMMY!!!!

    I'll have to make that for sure…it looks SO good!


  18. Christy says:

    these are great recipes! i bought some rum this past weekend because i loved the bottle and the name…and it turned out to taste quite good as well (imagine that)–just yesterday i was saying to my brother in law..i think it would be delicious in a rum cake…and now…here i have a recipe for one…what great luck! thank you for sharing with tuesday night supper club…and happy new year!

  19. Cheryl says:

    I would love to have a piece of the Blueberry one!! Stopping by from Frugality Is Free.

  20. Life with the Lebedas says:

    Those all look great!! I totally would make the watermelon if they weren't six bucks a pound right now lol. I think the blueberry one looks the best!
    Thanks for sharing!!

    Of course I already follow but swinging by from Mommy Madness wishing you a Happy New Year!!

    Enjoy your weekend!

  21. Kindra-At Home With K says:

    Okay, I think I just gained 5 pounds reading this post. LOL Everything looks soooooo good!

  22. Miz Helen says:

    Oh Yum! This is like going to the corner Bakery, I think I will stay awhile. Thank you for sharing and you have a very Happy New Year!

  23. One with many names says:

    Oh yum… I'm starving now 🙂 Found you on a friday blog hop and thought I'd say hi 🙂

  24. BeeCute says:

    Im a new GFC follower from FFF. Would love the follow back at

    Happy New Year!!

  25. Dana says:

    What beautiful dishes they are!! I can only imagine they tasted as good as they look!! Found you through the Feline Playful event and am now a follower also ; )

  26. Emily says:

    How dare you post this at New Years? Don't you know I'm trying to lose my holiday weight, lol. It doesn't matter anyway, I'm not much of a baker, unless you count brownies out of a box or making cookies by adding an egg and butter to a mix.

  27. Mrs4444 says:

    wow–What a delicious year you've had! Thanks for the links. Good thing I have a bit of fudge to take care of this mouth-watering of mine!:)

  28. Jessa Irene (Holiday-Haven) says:

    These are amazing, I am bookmarking this page for when I have a quiet moment to come and copy them down!

  29. Brenda says:

    Oh my gosh Ramona, everything looks SO good!!! I love rum cakes, I made a couple last year and they were fantastic. Thank you so much for sharing yours with Cookbook Sundays. It came out perfect – what a great photo! I wish you and your family all the best in 2011!

  30. Melodie says:

    How fun! Those all look so good – it's a good thing you re-posted them for those of us who missed them the first time. I can see why everyone loved the blueberry cake. It is calling my name right now! Thanks for participating in Vegetarian Foodie Fridays!

  31. scrambledhenfruit says:

    Everything here looks so scrumptious! I'm going to spend some time and check out all of this deliciousness. 🙂

  32. Chari at Happy To Design says:

    Hi Ramona…

    So happy to see you for the Sunday Favorites repost party, my friend! Ohhh my goodness…you have sooo many fabulous recipes listed…I am now hungry! Hehe! I think that the Chocolate Almond Cheesecake, would by far, be my favorite to try! Although that recipe would run a "close second" with the Blueberry Buckle! hehe! Thank you so much for sharing all of these delicious recipes with us…I will definitely be checking a few of them out!!!

    Warmest wishes and a blessed and Happy New Year to you and your family, my friend!

    Chari @Happy To Design

  33. Nancy says:

    I have died and gone to heaven! I plan on spending my day off just stalking the pages of your blog! I am a new follower and I would be so honored if you followed me back!

  34. shopannies says:

    I am so hungry now all of it looks so delicious

  35. SnoWhite says:

    These all look so amazing!

    Would you consider linking your recipe up to our countdown?


    you had me at peanut butter cookie


    you had me at peanut butter cookie…

  38. Martha (MM) says:

    Oh thanks alot – I think I just gained 30 pounds just reading this post!! I really want a big slice of that chocolate almond cheesecake most of all. Thanks for linking this up to Tailgating Time this week 🙂

  39. Couscous & Consciousness says:

    What a great round-up – I think that strawberry almond chocolate chunk coffee cake has my name all over it 🙂

  40. J L Health 918-836-0565 says:

    Quite the tasty year for you in 2010….Could it possibly get any better?? That chocolate almond cheesecake would be great with a cup of coffee in the morning! Thanks for sharing with the Hearth and Soul hop.

  41. Sarah, The Healthy Home Economist says:

    Paper Princess, I am loving the butter rum cake recipe. I tasted this type of cake for the first time some years ago when on a cruise in Jamaica. Being able to make a cake like that myself would be heaven! Thank you for sharing your ideas at Monday Mania!

  42. Stephanie says:

    Wow! Lots of yummy looking goodies. I have become a follower.

  43. Michelle says:

    Wow, so I have some baking to do. Those look so delicious. As a teacher, I like to bake to relieve stress…and the fruits of my labor, I share with my colleagues. They will be very happy with all of these new recipes!

  44. Wendy says:

    All these yummy treats are making me hungry! Thanks for linking up to TDT. Would love to have you stop by anytime.

    Please note the new web addy and rss feed.

    Around My Family Table

  45. Lisa says:

    All those yummy desserts! I wish I could take a bite of each one!

  46. wacki04@TheKing'sCourt IV says:

    Everything looks so delicious! I think my kids would literally faint at the site of the giant chocolate chip cookies though, lol!!

  47. Heather Lynne says:

    Great recipes-I especially like the big chocolate chip cookie and the coffee cake-they look wonderful.

  48. Jerri says:

    All your foods look yummy! Thanks for linking up for Friday Favorites!

  49. Butterpoweredbike says:

    Thank you for sharing your great recipes compilations with the Hearth and Soul hop. Since we changed formats last summer, we ask that you only link one post per week. Thanks 🙂

  50. Lily's Laundry Boutique says:

    Wow. Everything looks great. Thanks for linking to FFF and CCC. and
    Happy New Year!

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