Blackberry-Peach Slow Cooker Crumble
Topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or Greek yogurt, this simple summer dessert is a great way to satisfy the sweet tooth while reaping the nutritional benefits of summer fruit. Keep the peach slices no less than 1/2 inch thick; any smaller, and they may lose their shape when cooked.
Slow Cooker Cardamom Rice Pudding with Fresh Peaches
We love the slight tartness of ripe, juicy peaches with this fuss-free, no-stir pudding, but a blend of plump summer berries would be equally delicious.
Tropical Bananas Foster
Freshly-sliced bananas and pineapple meet soft vanilla ice cream and a savory cinnamon-flavored sauce in one decadent dessert. Fresh fruit is always best, but for the sake of convenience, precut pineapple is also worth reaching for.
Double Apple Cake
If you’re an apple lover, look no further than this tasty cake recipe that boasts a double helping of applesauce and dried apples in its batter. With only 1 to 1-1/2 hours in the slow cooker, this apple cake is the perfect ending to a fall feast.
Tiramisu Bread Pudding
Drizzled with a rich mascarpone sauce, this moist, coffee- and Kahlúa-infused bread pudding offers the flavors of a favorite Italian dessert.
Brownie Pudding Cake
Rich and decadent from both Dutch process cocoa and bittersweet chocolate, this dessert is part cake and part pudding. Top with light vanilla ice cream, if desired.
Spiced Poached Pears
This elegant but yummy sweet treat is a slow cooker sensation that is sure to be one of your all-time favorite desserts. Top with crème fraîche and cinnamon, if desired.
Cheesecake in a slow cooker is a brilliant idea for a heavenly special-occasion dessert that will keep your oven free. Top with fresh raspberries to complete your sweet treat.
Brandied Plum-Vanilla Bread Pudding
Brandy-spiked dried plums bejewel this delicious vanilla-infused bread pudding, putting a decadent spin on comfort.
Vanilla Bean Baked Custard
This creamy custard is about as simply delicious as it gets. Using evaporated milk helps the custard stabilize and not curdle.
Angel Food Cake with Mixed Berry Compote
Slow-cooked sauce made from three types of berries dresses up store-bought pound cake.
Small pearl tapioca combined with coconut milk and fresh pineapple makes a simple tropics-inspired treat. The key to success is using small pearl tapioca, not instant or minute tapioca. Fresh mango or papaya works equally well as a substitute for the fresh pineapple.
Rum Raisin-Arborio Pudding
Soaking the raisins in rum allows them to absorb the flavor and plump up before you stir them into the pudding.
Nothing says "autumn" like the fragrance and flavor of cooked apples, especially when they're filled with a mixture of sweetened currants and walnuts and spiced with cinnamon. Serve these apples warm from the crockpot with low-fat frozen yogurt.