Looking for a gorgeous grand finale for your Thanksgiving feast? Here are 8 recipes that'll have your guests saying "holy smokes!"
1. Layered Pumpkin Cheesecake
With a gingersnap crust and two layers of decadent cheesecake, this dessert's become a Thanksgiving mainstay for many a Betty Crocker Kitchen Insider.
2. Pecan Pie-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes
We can't anticipate what Aunt Phyllis will say about your new haircut, but we can venture to guess that your guests will flip when they discover pecan pie filling hidden inside these rich and chocolatey cupcakes.
3. Pumpkin Truffle Pound Cake with Browned Butter Icing
A band of semisweet chocolate is the surprise inside this delectable pound cake. Don't be intimidated if you haven't browned butter before! It's an easy technique you'll be glad you mastered.
4. Ginger Cake with Caramel-Apple Topping
Whole wheat flour and creamy yogurt make better-for-you addition to this spicy-sweet ginger cake. The creamy caramel-yogurt topping adds a delicate touch.
5. Caramel Almond Poke Cake
Got a big crowd coming? This poke cake, with crunchy almonds and an ooey, gooey caramel sauce, serves 18.
With a custard-y flan on the top and chocolate cake on the bottom, Chocoflan is bound to make a splashy impression. If you're looking for make-ahead shortcuts for Turkey Day, consider making this the day before--it will be good for up to 24 hours.
7. Tall, Dark and Stout Chocolate Layer Cake
Tall, dark and handsome, this chocolate layer cake will wow the chocolate-lovers at your holiday feast.
8. Chocolate-Cashew-Cranberry Tart
The combination of cashews, cranberries and chocolate might sound a bit out there, but trust us, it works. Another good make-ahead, this tasty tart can keep for several days, if kept tightly covered.