13 Beautiful Desserts

These picture-perfect desserts will be the star of your holiday table.

Triple-Chocolate Cake Recipe
Photo: Levi Brown

Wow-Factor Desserts

Pie is mighty nice. In fact, pie is almost a statutory requirement during the holidays. But beyond pie are applause-worthy desserts that will delight guests with a sweet, elegant full-stop ending to a great meal. And these treats do so with a much lighter touch. Get ready to wow.

For those who say it's not dessert if it's not chocolate: Creamy milk chocolate mousse is sandwiched between intensely chocolaty cake layers.

View Recipe: Triple-Chocolate Cake

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