Easy Dessert Recipes

Some Ideas for Using the Rose Petals from Your Garden

easy dessert recipes using roses

These Easy Dessert Recipes are just that...Easy!

Lets face it, Preparing for a party is a Lot of work! Try some of these ideas for easy dessert recipes that looks like you fussed all day, but are super easy to prepare.

Make your next garden party a success with a few of these easy desserts.Make them special using the organically grown roses from your garden. Any recipe can be made more special by sprinkling the cake or dessert with sugared rose petals or top with rose sugar.

These desserts are great for any special occassion or party, as well as special treats for the kids or your family!

Rose Petal Pound Cake


2 cups Butter

2 cups granulated sugar

1 tsp vanilla

9 eggs

4 cups all purpose flour (sifted)

1/2 tsp salt

1/2tsp cream of tarter

4 tsp rose water

7 tsp rose petals


Preheat oven to 350

Grease and flour a 10" tube or bundt pan

Cream together butter and sugar

Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition

Add vanilla

Sift together flour, cream of tarter, salt

Slowly add the dry ingredients, beating constantly until blended

Stir in rose water and rose petals

Bake 1 hr and 15 minutes.

Test with a toothpick for doneness.

Serve cake with fresh strawberries, and whip cream, sprinkled with fresh rose petals or candied petals.

Rose Petal Granola


4 cups / 14 oz / 400 g rolled oats

1 1/2 cups / 6 oz / 170 g walnut halves

1/2 teaspoon fine-grain sea salt

1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

2/3 cup / 3 oz / 85 g dried currants

dried petals from a dozen (or so) small roses

1/2 cup / 4 oz unsalted butter

1/2 cup / 120 ml honey

1/2 teaspoon rose water

~~Granola recipe ideas~~~

~Mix with your favorite yogart or fresh fruit~

~Make a Triffle using the Rose Petal pound cake above, by layering it in a pretty glass bowl with vanilla pudding, fresh fruit, and whipped cream!

Strawberry Surprise Cake

easy dessert recipes cake


1 box cake mix (white, yellow, or lemon)(will need 2 eggs for cake mix)

1 pkg. strawberry jello

1 can strawberry pie filling

1 20 oz tub cool whip topping


Bake cake mix according to directions, in 13x9" pan

Let cake cool completely.

Make jello according to pkg directions.

When cake is completely cooled, take a wooden spoon, (or other suitable object) poke holes in cake, an inch or so apart, over entire cake.

Pour the liquid jello slowly into the holes of the cake, using it all

Refrigerate cake, 3-4 hrs.

spread strawberry pie filling on top of cake

Spread whipped topping on top of filling, or top each individual serving with a dollop of canned whip cream. (do not squirt the canned kind on the cake until ready to serve, it will turn to milk!)

Keep cake refrigerated

Get creative with this easy dessert recipes, try it with different cake mixes, jello and pie toppings of your choice.

Cherry Cheesecake Cups


2 (8 ounce) packages Philadelphia cream cheese (soft)

2 eggs

3/4 cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 Tablespoon lemon juice

12 vanilla wafers

1 can cherry pie filling


Mix cream cheese, sugar, eggs, lemon juice, and vanilla extract together.

Beat until fluffy.

Line baking cups with vanilla wafers.

Put cheese mixture into the paper cups.

Bake at 345 degrees for 12-15 minutes. Cool.

Top with cherries

This is a SUPER easy dessert recipe!

Dreamsicle Swirl Cheesecake


1 1/2 cup 'Nilla Wafer crumbs

1/3 cup melted butter

1/4 cup sugar

1 1/2 pound cream cheese

4 eggs

14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk

1 teaspoon almond extract

7 Tablespoons orange juice concentrate


1) Mix 'Nlla wafers, sugar and melted butter together and press into bottom of springform.

2) Cream sweetened condensed milk and cream cheese together

3) Mix in eggs, 1 tablespoon orange juice concentrate and extract set aside 1 1/2 cup batter for next step.

4) Puree remaining orange juice concentrate with 1 1/2 cup batter.

) Pour Batter into springform, swirl with orange batter and bake at 350 for 1 hour-till middle is set. Cool 4 hours.

Swedish Nut Cake


2 cups flour

2 eggs 2 cups sugar

2 teaspoons baking soda

1/2 cup pecans

1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple with juice

1 teaspoon vanilla


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all ingredients. Mix for 2 minutes Bake for 25-35 minutes When cooled, sprinkle with xx sugar(or) Rose Sugar.

Note: Be sure to use only organically grown rose petals from your garden. Roses from the florist or other sources could contain harmful pesticides and/or chemicals on them!

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