Who doesn’t love a warm gooey cookie or a lava cake oozing chocolate? Just thinking about them is enough to make you crave these delicious Baked Desserts. Everyone who has a sweet tooth is bound to crave the deliciousness of baked desserts.
There is nothing as comforting as a warm chocolate brownie topped with a nice big scoop of vanilla ice-cream and nothing as satisfying as the crunch when tapping the crust of a creme brulee. Finesse your baking skills with Hamstech’s Baking Course and kick start your dream patisserie. Here are our top picks for delicious oven-baked recipes you can enjoy.
1.Giant Buckeye Cookie
A giant buckeye cookie, as the name suggests is a huge cookie, often baked in a pan. The mouth-watering combination of chocolate and peanut butter results in what is called a Buckeye. This quick and easy dessert can whe whipped up with the help of a simple box cake mix, just in time for the guests to arrive.
In order to bake this delicious dessert, you will need
- 1 box of chocolate cake miX
- 2 eggs at room temperature
- 1/2 cup canola oil
- 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
To start with, preheat the oven to 350°. Add the cake mix, eggs and oil in a large bowl & mix until combined. Top the dough with some chocolate chips & transfer it to a greased pan. In a separate bowl, mix the peanut butter and confectioners’ sugar. Spread it over the dough in the skillet. Press the remaining dough between parchment paper & place it over the filling. Let it bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with moist crumbs (20-25 minutes) & serve it warm with a generous serving of your favourite ice-cream, we’d recommend the classic vanilla!
2.Chocolate Fudge Peanut Butter Cookies
As if chocolate chip cookies weren’t delicious enough, we have taken it to the next level with not only fudge, but also peanut butter. This delicious oven-baked dessert calls for the following ingredients:
- 2 jars of chocolate fudge
- 1 egg at room temperature
- 1 cup of peanut butter of your choice(chunky or creamy)
- 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
First, preheat the oven to 375°. Mix egg, peanut butter and ⅔ can of fudge in a bowl and blend well. Slowly add in the flour just until moistened. Flatten it with a fork dipped in sugar & bake until set (7-9 minutes). Remove the cookies from the pan and shift it to a wire rack to cool. Top them with a generous dollop of the fudge frosting and they are ready to be served.
3.Caramel Crunch Apple Pie
As the season of caramels and apples approaches, try out this fun twist on the classic autumn dessert. Caramel dipped apples are perfect for the fall season and a staple in October. This delicious pie is sure to take your tastebuds on a ride. To get started, you will need,
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 pastry shell (9 inches)
- 6 cups sliced & peeled apples
- 1 can of evaporated milk
For the frosting, you will need
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons butter, softened
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Combine the flour, brown sugar, butter and cinnamon in a bowl and & spread it into an ungreased baking pan. Bake it at 400° for 6-8 minutes or until it turns golden brown. Add lemon juice to the apples for a tangy flavour. Mix the sugar, flour & cinnamon in a bowl & toss in the apples. Place the apples in the pie shell & cut a piece of aluminium foil, enough to cover the apples but not the edge of pastry. Place it over the pie & bake it at 425° for 10 minutes. Reduce the temperature to 375° & let bake for another 35 minutes or until the apples become soft.
At the same time, melt the caramel with the evaporated milk on low heat & stir frequently until mixed. Get the pie out of the oven & remove the foil on the pie to pour the caramel mixture over the apples. Sprinkle it with your desired toppings & send it back in the oven for 5 minutes. Serve it warm with a hefty scoop of vanilla ice-cream to complement the flavours of caramel.
4.Chai-Spiced Bread Pudding
In a country obsessed with chai, a dessert inspired by it was a must. This delicious chai spiced bread pudding is the perfect oven baked dessert for all chai lovers with a sweet tooth. This spiced dessert is the perfect evening snack. To create this deliciousness, you will need
- 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
- 2 cups of milk
- 1/2 a cup brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
- 6 slices day-old French bread (1 inch thick), cubed
- 1/3 cup slivered almonds
- Vanilla ice cream or sweetened whipped cream
Preheat the oven to 350° before you get started. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk and the spices. Gently stir in the bread and let it sit for 15 minutes or until the bread is softened. Then transfer the mixture to a greased baking dish & sprinkle with almonds on top. Let it bake uncovered, until puffed & golden and a knife inserted in the center comes out clean (about 35-40 minutes). Serve this mouth-watering dish warm with a nice scoop of your favourite ice cream.
5.Orange Buttermilk Cupcakes
Combine the nutritions of an orange with the exemplary flavours of cupcakes to create this delicious orange buttermilk cupcake snack. This low-fat dessert will surprise you with a tangy citrus flavour in every bite. To achieve this level of deliciousness, you will need
- 3 tablespoons of softened butter
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup sugar blend
- 1 teaspoon orange zest
- 1 large egg
- 1 egg white
- 2 tablespoons + 2-1/2 teaspoons orange juice
- 1-1/4 cups cake flour
- 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
- 2/3 cup buttermilk
- 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
Beat the butter, brown sugar, sugar blend and orange zest thoroughly in a large bowl.Mix in the egg, egg white and 2 tablespoons of orange juice. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and ginger. Gradually add to the butter mixture alternately with buttermilk, mix well after each addition. Use cooking spray to coat the cupcake tin or use paper liners & fill them three-fourths with the batter. Bake at 350° for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing them from the pan and let them cool on a wire rack. For the frosting, combine confectioners’ sugar and the remaining orange juice In a small bowl to frost the cupcakes.
6.Carrot and White Chocolate Pie
Carrots in a dessert may not always be the first choice, but if you have ever tasted a carrot cake, your taste buds are definitely ready for this carrot & white chocolate pie. In order to prepare this dish, you will need
- 400g biscuits
- 140g unsalted butter
- 800g chopped carrots
- 1 vanilla bean
- 100g finely chopped white chocolate
- 1 tsp ground ginger
- 1 egg + 2 egg yolks
- 200g brown sugar
- 250g sour cream
- Ice cream
- Vanilla ice cream
- 1 cup ginger
Add the biscuits to a blender & mix them into fine crumbs. Melt 90g butter, then add it to the crumbs and mix again to combine. Press the mixture into the base and sides of a tart pan and let it chill. Preheat the oven to 200°C. Place the carrots on a lined baking tray with the vanilla pod and seeds and the remaining butter. Toss to combine. Roast the carrots until tender. Place the hot carrot mixture in a food processor and whiz until finely chopped. Add chocolate and mix until the chocolate is melted and combined. Add the ground ginger, egg, egg yolk, brown sugar and sour cream and mix until a smooth mixture is obtained. Meanwhile, reduce the oven to 180°C & place the tart pan on a baking tray and bake for 10 minutes. Reduce the oven temperature to 160°C, pour the carrot mixture into the pie shell and bake for 1 hour 15 minutes. Let it cool to room temperature & then let it chill for 3 hours or until cold. For the ginger ice cream, fold crystallised ginger into the ice-cream & place it in a container. Freeze it for 4 hours & the carrot pie is ready to be served with the yummy ginger ice cream.
7.Fruit Mince Pie
A fresh dessert filled with delicious fruits is all you need to awaken your taste buds. For this recipe, you will need:
- 1-1/2 cups (225g) plain flour
- 2 tablespoons Icing sugar
- 2 tablespoons custard powder
- 100g chilled unsalted butter
- 1 egg yolk
- Fresh chopped fruits
- 2 tablespoons orange liqueur
- 1/3 cup finely chopped figs
- 1 tablespoon orange zest
In a food processor, pulse the flour, icing sugar and custard powder to remove any lumps. Add the butter mix again. Using a fork, whisk the egg yolk with 2 tablespoons of chilled water, then add it to the food processor and mix until the pastry comes together in a ball. Turn the pastry out onto a lightly floured surface and knead the pastry briefly to bring together. Flatten it into a disc, then enclose it in plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 180°C and grease the muffin pans. Combine fruit mince, liqueur, figs and orange zest in a bowl, then set aside. Roll out pastry and use a round cutter to cut out the pastry rounds. Use it to line the muffin pans, then chill while you make the lids. Bring together all of the pastry trimmings and re-roll until 5mm thick. Use a 5cm round cutter to cut out 18 lids. Divide fruit mince mixture among pastry cases. Brush one side of the pastry lid with a little water and place it with the damp-side down, on top of the pies. Gently press edges to seal. Make a small cut in the top of each one with a knife to allow steam to escape. Bake it for 20-25 minutes until golden. Let it cool slightly before removing from the pans. For the Grand Marnier butter, beat butter until pale using electric beaters, then beat in sugar until light and fluffy. Reduce the speed to low & gradually beat in liqueur and zest. Dust the pies with icing sugar and serve warm with the Grand Marnier butter.
8.Banana Cream Pie
This is an American classic dessert that is sweet, buttery and creamy – in other words, you should definitely try it out for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. To get started, you will need
- 3 sheets of shortcrust pastry
- 300ml milk
- 3/4 cup caster sugar
- 7 egg yolks + 2 egg whites
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tbsp cornflour
- 2 large ripe banana
Grease a jumbo muffin pan. Using a round cutter (or a cereal bowl), cut out 6 discs of pastry and line the muffin holes, pressing into the sides, then trimming to fit. Prick the base with a fork. Chill for 30 minutes. Preheat the oven to 170°C. Line the tarts with baking paper, fill it with pastry weights and bake for 15 minutes. Remove paper and weights, then cook for 5 more minutes until the pastry is lightly golden and dry. Set it aside for 15 minutes, then remove and cool them on a wire rack. Meanwhile, combine milk and 1 1/2 tbsp sugar in a pan over medium heat. Bring it to just below the boiling point. Beat the egg yolks and 1 1/2 tbsp sugar and vanilla in a bowl until it turns thick and pale. Whisk in the corn flour until smooth, then slowly add in hot milk. Transfer to a bowl, cover the surface closely with plastic wrap, then let it chill for at least 1 hour. Place the egg whites in a heatproof bowl & set it over a pan of simmering water and whisk for 2-3 minutes until it becomes frothy. Slowly rain in the remaining 1/2 cup (110g) sugar, beating continuously for 5-8 minutes until thick and shiny. Remove it from the heat and beat it for 5 minutes, until cool and stiff. Place a few slices of banana at the base of each pastry case, slightly overlapping. Fill it with custard to just below the top. Dollop or pipe each pie with a generous amount of meringue & make sure the edges are sealed.
9.Pine Nut Drops
This delicious & healthy dessert is the newest addition in our list of top oven-baked desserts. You can keep them handy as a quick fix for your sweet cravings. To bake this deliciousness, you will need,
- 2 sticks unsalted butter
- 1 cup dark brown sugar
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- 2 tablespoons corn syrup
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 egg
- 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 ¼ teaspoons baking soda
- 2 ½ cups raw pine nuts
Heat oven to 375° F. Start with lining 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or aluminum foil. With an electric mixer on medium-high, beat the butter, brown and granulated sugars, corn syrup and vanilla for approximately 3 minutes. Now add in the egg and beat it until combined. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, salt and baking soda. Reduce the speed of the mixer to low and slowly add in the flours to the egg mixture. Form the dough into tablespoon-sized balls & spread the pine nuts on a plate. Roll each ball in the pine nuts, pressing them so that the nuts adhere. Place them 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets. Bake until lightly browned at the edges for 12 to 15 minutes. Let them cool on the baking sheets for 5 minutes. Transfer the cookies to wire racks to allow them to cool completely.
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