Stay at home mom dessert ideas is a compelling collection of dessert ideas that are irresistible and sinful yet deeply satisfying for the sweet cravings in you.
Desserts are sweet treats that are best had in a limited and rationed way. The ill-effects of white and processed sugar on human body is not hidden by anyone.
Having said that Desserts do form an important component of our food intake. We eat desserts to feel happy, to celebrate our wins and just to lift our moods too.
Stay at Home Mom Dessert Ideas
Although I am not in favour of having white sugar at all, I must confess here that I do make these desserts often at my home for my family and yes I eat them too.
The twist is that I always do keep in mind how can I make these healthier without compromising their taste and visual appeal. And I do find substitutes often but at times I fail miserably too.
So here is my list of Stay at home mom dessert ideas to get the sweet treats rolling out of your kitchen too.
|2. Cinnamon Rolls
|3. The Chocolate Chip Cookie
|5. Mango Cheesecake
|6. Slutty brownies
|8. Panna Cotta
|9. Bread pudding
|12. Ice Creams
|13. Cake Pops
|14. Marble cake
|15. Pie Tarts
|17. Cakes with Icing
|18. Apple Crumble
|20. Pineapple upside Down Cake
|21. Ice Cream Sandwich
|22. Jammy Scones
|23. Banoffee Pie
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|24. Easy Mug cake
|25. Frozen Fruit Pops
|26. Frozen Yoghurt Pops
|27. Fruity Pancakes
|28. Exotic crepes
|29. Banana Chocolate sauce
|30. Jaggery coated Nuts
|31. Chia Seed Pudding
THE HEALTHIER DESSERTS
|32. Carrot Cake
|33. Oatmeal Cookies
|34. Banana Bread
|35. Custard Pudding
|36. Oats & fruits Pudding
|37. Almond Biscotti
|38. Peanut Brittle
|39. Fruit Cream
|40. Orange Cake
TRADITIONAL INDIAN DESSERTS
|42. Gulab Jamun
|45. Ras Malai
|46. Moong Dal Halwa
|51. Besan Laddoo
This all-time favourite dessert has its origins in Spain. Served hot with cinnamon sugar sprinkle doughnut and a dark chocolate molten dip these delicacies are to die for. The feather in the cap is that they are very easy to make at home too.
Find a traditional grandmas recipe of Churros on the Internet and follow it to dish out an exceptional dessert loved by kids and adults alike. If you’re trying it for the first time after reading my blog, do let me know if you love it as much as I do.
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2. Cinnamon Rolls
The European delight is as simple to make as it id delicious to eat. It is known by a variety of names around the globe and it is eaten fondly by many European countries and American territories too.
For me, cinnamon rolls is a sourdough recipe in which I use the natural sourdough starter in place of the traditional yeast. And this is one dessert recipe which is loved by all in my home. Because it is a fermented and pro gut recipe, I happily serve this as I know that it is a healthier version.
3. The Chocolate Chip Cookie
This one needs no introduction for anyone. The most loved cookie in America and loved by all the children around the globe, The chocolate chip cookie had to be on my list too. It is simple to make and yes I love to eat it warm and little chewy.
The Italian coffee flavoured dessert is a known name around the globe. Can be easily dished out at home, this dessert is something that is perfect to be served in a get together too.
5. Mango Cheesecake
Mango Lovers are bound to love this simple and easy recipe. However, it is quite seasonal in nature in my kitchen too as I don’t like to use the tinned fruit purees at all. For my family, it has to be the fresh fruit and that too in-season fruit. So summers, we do make this dessert often and kids love it. In fact my kids madly love mangoes….and so do I.
6. Slutty brownies
These sinful small squares of baked chocolate delights are irresistible and lip smacking delights to serve along with ice cream or warm milk. Popular all across the globe these are sure to lift up anybody’s sad mood.
These are ring-shaped fried dough desserts that I loved my kids around the globe. Beat a simple sugar glazed doughnut or a brightly dressed and iced doughnut, there is no end to your imagination while serving these warm delights.
And no, these are not just for kids adults love them too. I like to have a simple cinnamon sugar dressed doughnut with my hot coffee right in the morning. And my day is bound to be a super happy one.
8. Panna Cotta
This is an Italian delight originally made mainly from sugar cream and gelatine. A lot of different flavours can be worked out and this delight can be served in creative and beautiful ways.
9. Bread pudding
A yummy warm dessert is traditionally made in Britain’s homes since ages. This is a perfect dessert to be served in winters and I like to add a lot of nuts like almonds raisins and even walnuts to this recipe.
Mainly made from fruit, sponge fingers soaked in wine and the custard to top it up trifles are fun to eat. This is again a recipe originated from England but taken over by all around the world with love. I usually soak up the sponge cake in fresh orange juice and use it in the recipe.
This is a yum and simple recipe which needs fried warm noodles topped with honey sesame seeds and served with vanilla ice-cream. This dessert has its origin in China although I am not sure of this information.
This is a great dessert for the family and I serve it in a common dish so its fun to dig in all together. The fight between both the kids to have the last bite is very common, whenever I make this one at home.
12. Ice Creams
There is absolutely no need to explain this one at all. The entire world loves ice creams. And the kids especially love the I scream, You scream, we all scream the Ice cream. Now the reason I have mentioned it here is because I have tried my hand at making the homemade ice cream and it comes out really nice.
Now when I make it at home it is bound to be the healthier version and hence my flavours are all fruit inspired and use fresh fruits to whip up the bowl of irresistible goodness.
13. Cake Pops
Cake pops are made from cakes and look just like lollipops. These gained popularity recently in 21 century only and are loved why the kids and their moms too.
Moms love them also because they can roll up a new delight by using the leftover cake crumb and dress it freshly to woo the kids.
14. Marble cake
A cake with a blended and dual coloured appearance is a visual delight as well as a delicious treat. It is said to be originally made in Germany with vanilla and chocolate streaks. With time a lot of other versions using other colours like strawberry batter along with vanilla too.
15. Pie Tarts
Pies and tarts are great options when we talk about Stay at home mom dessert ideas. Made of pasty dough with a lot of different fruit toppings and fillings. These are usually made as sweet and savoury pies as well.
These small little sweet delights are a rage with kids. Topped with different coloured icing and decorative sprinkles, they just take your heart away. Because of their awesome visual appeal, they have found a place in every kid’s birthday party dessert table around the globe.
I usually make muffins at home for my kids too… however I don’t usually ice them up unless it os a special occasion.
17. Cakes with Icing
This needs no introduction. Cakes in different flavours and icings are the ultimate luxuries on the Dessert table. I bake basic cakes at home and dress them up in basic icing too.
I am not very creative in dressing the cakes and I just don’t like the fondant on my cake. So its pretty basic and simple cake that I bake for my family.
18. Apple Crumble
This is a time-consuming recipe but I love to serve these in usually my Winter Sunday brunches. Simple and warm. Served with honey on the side.
This Turkish delight is made with layers of baked filo pastry, a lot of nuts and honey. This is an occasional bake in my kitchen.
20. Pineapple Upside Down Cake
This cake is exactly what it sounds like. It is baked by adding candied pineapple slices at the bottom of the cake pan. Then cake batter is added on top. When the cake is baked the pineapples are one the top giving a nice tartness and freshness to the cake.
21. Ice Cream Sandwich
This is a dessert which is enjoyed by children all over the world. It is basically ice cream sandwiched between 2 rectangle-shaped cookies or wafers. You can experiment with different types of cookies and ice cream flavours.
22. Jammy Scones
Scones are mildly sweet baked goodies that originated in Uk & Ireland and are a part of the tea culture. Baking scones at home is easy and requires very few ingredients already available in most pantries. Eaten classically with jam and cream, they are easy treats that you can make for your family.
23. Banoffee Pie
This one is again an elaborate recipe and an indulgence at my home. I bake this occasionally and when the kids smell this in the kitchen, the first question that they ask me is What is special today?
Made as a tri-layered dessert, it needs a cracker base baked with a. layer on top of baked condensed milk and layered with banana slices and whipped cream.
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24. Easy Mug cake
Our need for instant gratification and relishing what we want to eat that very moment has led to the discovery of these microwaveable recipes. Mug Cakes can be made in a jiffy with very few ingredients and hence can be managed by my kids as well.
25. Frozen Fruit Pops
These are desserts that are loved by my children. And hence I usually keep them in my refrigerator.
26. Frozen Yoghurt Pops
Fruits puree with yoghurt and sweetener like honey and frozen to create these colourful & yummy delights.
27. Fruity Pancakes
Pancakes topped with fresh fruits and honey, chocolate sauce or whipped cream make up for an amazing and healthy dessert. I particularly love these because I find them healthy for the amount of fruits and hence fibre that goes along with the pancakes.
28. Exotic crepes
Similar to the pancakes I serve crepes with caramelised fruits and fresh fruits with icing sugar or honey. This is again quick to roll out dessert at my home and I often make it in my kitchen.
29. Banana Chocolate sauce
This is the simplest recipe to satisfy your sweet cravings. Just cut the bananas and pour in your favourite chocolate sauce and relish it.
30. Jaggery coated Nuts
The healthiest way to satisfy your sweet cravings. Jaggery coated nuts are the easiest to make and good for any time munching too.
31. Chia Seed Pudding
Soak chia seeds to almond milk and top it with freshly cut berries or other fruits of your choice. Add in some honey and you are good to go.
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32. Carrot Cake
This European delight is served warm and is very light and fluffy to eat. It is a simple recipe and involves adding grated orange carrots to the bake batter.
33. Oatmeal Cookies
These soft and chewy warm cookies are great comfort food. You can have these at any time of the day. I love these with my morning tea or my evening black coffee.
34. Banana Bread
The traditional American recipe is frequent in my kitchen. The quick recipe is made from ripe bananas and I like to make it with whole wheat. Also add in nuts like walnuts and almonds and voila you have an amazing dessert ready.
35. Custard Pudding
Pineapple custard and load it with freshly chopped fruits of your choice and serve it chilled. This is one wholesome dessert that I like to make often in my kitchen. Another tip is to add some soaked nuts and you have an amazing sweet delight to have.
36. Oats & fruits Pudding
Soaking oats in almond milk overnight and topping it up with fruits and honey makes up for a super healthy dessert. A lot of people also like to eat this as their breakfast. You can also flavour it with cacao nibs to get the chocolaty flavour.
37. Almond Biscotti
These baked thin biscuits are yummy and healthy at the same time. You can actually experiment with the recipe with the other nuts too.
38. Peanut Brittle
Crushed toasted peanuts put in melted sugar or melted jaggery and set as a thin disc makes up for sweet munchies. Jaggery & peanuts are great for health too.
39. Fruit Cream
Cut fruits in fluffy whipped cream sweetened with sugar and served chilled in those mini shots glasses.
40. Orange Cake
A simple recipe made with semolina and flavoured with fresh orange juice is quick and easy to make at home and is relished by all in my family.
Just like pancakes waffles topped with chocolate spread and fruits make up for a good dessert for my kids. It is quick to put together and is a frequently made dessert at my home.
TRADITIONAL INDIAN DESSERTS | Stay At Home Mom Dessert Ideas
42. Gulab Jamun
Soft brown fried balls made mainly from milk solids & soaked in sugar syrup makes up for a wonderful weekend dessert for the family.
An Indian pudding made from rice and milk and flavoured with saffron and green cardamoms is pure bliss. this is also a recipe that is part of many festivities in India too.
This is an amazing recipe and a part of a lot of religious activities in India. This is my son’s favourite and hence this is my go-to dessert often.
45. Ras Malai
A lovely milk-based dessert that is a favourite at my place. This involves making balls from cottage cheese and boil them in milk. Best served chilled, this is what I buy often from traditional sweet shops and also make often in my kitchen too.
46. Moong Dal Halwa
Again an Indian delight, this is an elaborate recipe and involves around 90 minutes of cooking time. And therefore I make it only for special occasions and festivities.
This tangled, crispy, hot jalebi is very popular in north India. These are a part of a lot of celebrations in India too. I like to make these with the sourdough starter however it is not necessary to make Jalebi. You can naturally fermented all-purpose flour and just fry these and dip in sugar syrup.
The spongy round delights are best served chilled. These are easy on stomach Indian desserts and one just can’t stop at eating one. I make these at home and my son loves these and wants these after every meal.
This is an Indian version of ice cream. Made purely from milk these traditional kulfis are can be made in a variety of flavours and served in a variety of ways too.
I usually make mango kulfi, saffron and pistachio flavoured kulfi and also rose flavoured kulfi.
The Indian version of pancakes, made with pure ghee also called clarified butter, these taste divine and are awesome to serve hot in cold winter evenings.
51. Besan Laddoo
These yummy round delights are quick to make and are loved by all kids. Made from pure ghee and chickpea flour, you can add all kinds of nuts and seeds to make these super healthy. They can be eaten as a snack too with or without the milk.
So this is all about my list of Stay at home mom dessert ideas, I hope you would find value in this list and will try out some of these lip-smacking recipes. Do share your feedback with me through the comments.