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Quick and Easy Dessert Recipes

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Growing up as a child, I would rejoice at the sight of my mother hovering over the mass clutter that has become of my kitchen table, completely occupied and distracted by the ingredients splayed out in front of her. The smell of her delicious baking would leave my mouth watering and my mind racing. Somehow, my enchanted mother was always able to whip up her magical powers and formulate various recipes that were both time effective and delicious. If you are struggling to bake last-minute professional pastries to serve guests and friends, here are a few scrumptious recipes for you!

Mini Chocolate Chip/ Cashew Muffins:

Ingredients:

5 Eggs

1 Cup of Sugar

1 Tablespoon of Vanilla Sugar

2 Sticks of Margarine

1 Cup of Cake Milk

3 Tablespoons of Potato Starch

Directions:

  1. Mix five eggs with one cup of sugar.
  2. Add in one tablespoon of vanilla sugar, two sticks of room temperature margarine, one cup of cake milk, and three tablespoons of potato starch.
  3. Split the batter into 30 mini muffin holders.
  4. Add a topping of your choice and place it in the oven for 20 minutes under 350 degrees.
  5. When the muffins are ready, let them cool down a little, and enjoy moist and tasty treats that go great with your tea!

Chocolate Swirl Cookie Squares:

Ingredients:

5 Eggs

¾ Cups of Sugar

1 Tablespoon of Vanilla Sugar

¾ Cups of Cotton Oil

¾ Cups of Cake Mil

3 Tablespoons of Potato Starch

Directions:

  1. Mix five eggs with ¾ cups of sugar.
  2. Add in one tablespoon of vanilla sugar, ¾ cups of cotton oil, ¾ cups of cake milk, and three tablespoons of potato starch.
  3. Spread the batter on a foil tray and place it in the oven for 20 minutes under 350 degrees.
  4. Once the 20 minutes pass, cut the cookies into squares, and put it back in the oven at a low temperature to receive a finished crunchy texture. You will find yourself munching on these cookies all day long!

Cream Filled Eclairs:

Ingredients:

1 Stick of Margarine

1 Cup of Cake Milk

4 Eggs

Whipped Cream

Chocolate Drizzle

Directions:

  1. Place one stick of margarine in a pot of water and wait until the water begins to boil.
  2. Once the water boils, add in one cup of cake milk.
  3. Continue by adding four eggs, and mix.
  4. Separate the batter in small circles on a foil tray and place it in the oven for 40 minutes under 350 degrees.
  5. The batter will begin to rise into the formation of a puff ball.
  6. Once the 40 minutes pass, open up the puff ball and add whipped cream.
  7. Finally, drizzle chocolate on top and enjoy the rich and creamy pastry that will delight your sweet tooth!

Coconut Cookies:

Ingredients:

3 Egg Whites

½ Cup of Sugar

3 Cups of Ground Coconut

Directions:

  1. Mix three egg whites thoroughly until a fluffy texture is reached.
  2. Continue by adding a half cup of sugar and three cups of ground coconut.
  3. Separate the batter into small circles on a foil tray.
  4. Place the tray in the oven for 20 minutes under 350 degrees.
  5. When the time is up, remove the cookies from the tray and delve into the deliciousness of this quick tropical dessert!

I can ensure you that these desserts will serve you justice! Whether you want to serve guests or experiment with your friends, these quick and easy recipes are perfect for any occasion.

Sarit Alkadaa is a senior at Yeshivah of Flatbush. She is a Staff Writer for Fresh Ink for Teens.

Fresh Ink for Teens is an online magazine written by, and for, Jewish students from high schools around the world.

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