Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake

I had a lemon coffee cake in my first light cookbook, Rose Reisman Brings Home Light Cooking. It was rated by far as the number one dessert. My new updated ... Read More »

Marble Mocha Cheesecake

A wonderful dessert for large dinner party gatherings. Outstanding flavour! Remember, if you’re looking for lighter fare, just substitute some of the more calorie heavy ingredients with the healthier suggestions ... Read More »

New York-Style Miniature Cheesecakes (Diabetes Friendly)

These petite cheesecakes are perfect for one serving and leave none to go to waste. They can also be ready sooner than a regular-sized cheesecake, since they chill much faster. ... Read More »

Chocolate Chip Crumb Cake

If I had to choose my number-one dessert of all time, it would be this crumb cake. I created it for Enlightened Home Cooking in 1996 and I still whip ... Read More »

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

People often think carrot cake is healthier than other desserts, but beware of recipes that sound healthy! Most carrot cakes are full of oil, butter, eggs and regular sour cream. ... Read More »

Orange Pecan Biscotti

To get the most intense orange flavor, I use orange juice concentrate, rather than orange juice. Keep a can in the freezer at all times, just for baking and cooking. ... Read More »

Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf

This is a delicious and versatile loaf that can be served at breakfast or brunch or for dessert at dinner. If you prefer muffins, just spray 12 muffin cups with ... Read More »

Date Pecan Oatmeal Squares

Date squares, often known as matrimonial squares, have been a classic for decades, but the oatmeal crust often contains a cup or more of butter or vegetable shortening. My version ... Read More »

Sour Cream Brownie Cheesecake

This cake is sinfully delicious. For a mocha-flavored brownie, dissolve 1 teaspoon powdered coffee in 1 tablespoon of hot water, or use a tablespoon of strong brewed coffee; add it ... Read More »

Lemon Tiramisu

Thanks to ricotta and light cream cheese, there is little fat in this traditional dessert with a twist. Be sure to beat the egg whites and sugar until all the ... Read More »