5 Thanksgiving Desserts
From sweet potato pie to banana pudding, there are plenty of holiday desserts to make your mouth water.
If you have a sweet tooth, the great thing about the holidays is that desserts are plentiful. For Thanksgiving alone, a variety of desserts may be served to top off the turkey, dressing and yams you gorged on at dinner. There’s sweet potato pie, pumpkin pie and cobbler, to name a few. Take your pick of Thanksgiving desserts with the following list.
Sweet Potato Pie: Who better to turn to for a sweet potato pie recipe than Robbie Montgomery, the former Ikette who is now owner and chef of “Sweetie Pie’s” soul food restaurants in St. Louis, Mo. The core ingredients you’ll need for her pie include two jumbo sweet potatoes, evaporated milk, vanilla flavoring, nutmeg, lemon extract and nine-inch pie shells.
Pumpkin Pie: Paula Deen’s pumpkin pie recipe is top-rated by fans of the Food Network. To whip this up, you’ll need two cans of pumpkin, cream cheese, eggs and spices such as cinnamon and ginger, to name a few. Baking time is 50 minutes.
Peach Cobbler: Southern Living magazine’s peach cobbler recipe is among the best-rated on the Web. All it takes to prepare is peach slices, milk, sugar and flour, among other items. Bake for 40 minutes or until the dish browns.
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Pound Cake: This dessert gets its name from its contents: one pound of sugar, one pound of butter and one pound of flour. In addition to those ingredients, Martha Stewart’s recipe calls for salt, vanilla extract and eggs. Takes 65 minutes to bake.
Banana Pudding: More than 300 reviewers have given this banana pudding dish from AllRecipes.com a thumbs up. You’ll need vanilla pudding mix, milk, bananas, wafers, whopped topping and vanilla extract. Takes 25 minutes to prepare and 25 minutes to bake.
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