There is nothing quite like a good old-fashioned cream-based dessert, as not only are they incredibly versatile, but they are also decadently delicious and the perfect way to treat yourself from time to time.
With this in mind, we are going to be looking at twenty three particularly tasty creamy desserts that are also easy to make for yourself at home. Let’s get started.
Nothing beats a well-made ice cream cake, and this particular recipe makes for a delicious take on the classic dessert that is not only creamy but filled with chocolate to please the chocoholics among us.
In this recipe, the base cake is chocolate, but you can switch it up for any kind of cake depending on your personal preferences. You can also change the toppings to suit your own tastes.
If you want to abide by this recipe more strictly, you will need that aforementioned chocolate cake along with powdered sugar, Oreos, cookies and cream ice cream, vanilla, heavy cream, and hot fudge.
Rice pudding is a classic dessert that is known for its rich creaminess as well as its unique texture thanks to the use of rice.
The great thing about rice pudding is how versatile it is, as you can combine it with all sorts of ingredients.
You can add in some nuts- such as almonds- to make the dessert a little more healthy, or you can go all in with the sugar and calories by combining it with chocolate sauce, jam, or even ice cream!
Light and decadently creamy, this pineapple dream dessert is a fluffy treat with a crunchy graham cracker base that contrasts tastily with the pineapple fluff.
The pineapple fluff is the main event here, made with cream cheese, crushed pineapple and whipped topping to create a super creamy top layer.
Possets are a super creamy dessert similar to panna cotta, but the major difference here is that possets do not contain gelatin, making for a great choice of dessert for vegetarians.
There are sorts of flavors of posset that you can make, but passion fruit possets are an amazing choice due to the combination of the tangy passion fruit with the creamy posset base, making for a beautiful blend of flavors and textures.
To make your own passion fruit possets, all you will need is double cream, passion fruit pulp, lemon juice, and granulated sugar.
If you are a fan of raspberries, then this raspberry delight dessert is sure to be a creamy treat that you will want to make.
Raspberries and cream are two ingredients that work wonderfully together, thanks to the tanginess and fruitiness of the raspberries and the sweetness of the cream.
This heavenly match-up of flavors comes together in this no-bake dessert to create an excellent treat that is refreshing in the summer and simply delicious the rest of the year!
As well as those raspberries and heavy whipping cream, you will also need vanilla, granulated sugar, and graham crackers to make your raspberry delight.
For a creamy dessert that is light, fluffy, and full of chocolate and marshmallow goodness, this creamy chocolate mousse pie is the perfect choice for a cream-based dessert.
This is a super sweet dessert thanks to that aforementioned combination of milk chocolate and marshmallows, so it is well suited for those who have a particularly sweet tooth.
To make your own creamy chocolate mousse pie, you will need a bar of milk chocolate as well as milk, miniature marshmallows, and heavy whipping cream along with a pie crust.
7. Éclair Cake
Éclairs are a beloved pastry for many people- especially those who love cream and chocolate- and so this particular recipe is a must-try for éclair fans.
Combining the best of soft and spongy cake with cream and chocolate éclairs, this dessert is surprisingly light and has a deliciously decadent taste.
If you want to try and make your own éclair cake, you will need all-purpose flour, water, salt, four eggs, milk, butter, chocolate syrup, instant chocolate pudding and pie filling, and frozen whipped topping.
One of the most well-known cream desserts is the classic coconut cream pie, and that is exactly what you get with this next easy cream dessert recipe!
There is a reason that this pie has become such a staple in the world of cream desserts.
The combination of coconut and cream is a match made in flavor heaven, bringing together the crunchy texture and nutty flavor of coconut with the soft and sweet smoothness of cream in one decadent dessert.
Another creamy dessert that combines cream with nuts, this butter pecan ice cream torte is a delicious choice that is relatively easy to make.
The crust of this torte is chock-full of nuts, giving it a rich taste and textured crunch which combines well with the creaminess of the filling.
To add an extra layer of rich sweetness to this dessert, whip up a simple caramel sauce to drizzle over the top once the torte is ready to eat.
If tiramisu is more your thing, then this authentic Italian recipe is sure to be a creamy dessert that you will want to try out for yourself.
There are tons of different variations on the tiramisu out there as it is such a popular dessert, but this is definitely the recipe for you if you want to get as authentic as possible.
The cream- made with eggs and mascarpone- within the tiramisu acts as the perfect balance for the strong flavors that come from the savoiardi ladyfingers that are soaked in coffee.
Bringing togethetr creamy ice cream sandwiches with decadent fudge sauce, this frozen dessert is a must try for fans of sweet treats.
As well as ice cream sandwiches and fudge sauce, you will also need peanut butter, salted peanuts, chocolate syrup and whipped topping to make your own hot fudge ice cream bar.
This is another recipe that is lighter than some of the other desserts that we have mentioned, but is still sweet and creamy enough to make for a delicious sweet treat.
This jello salad is a simple one, combining layers of colored jello with cream and topping it off with some berries- if you so choose- to create a light and sweet cream dessert.
To make this dessert as colorful as possible, make sure that you grab different flavors of berry jello- such as raspberry jello, blue raspberry jello, and grape jello- and layer them by color.
As well as these jello flavors, you will also want some unflavored gelatin as well as milk and whipped cream.
13. English Trifle
English trifle is well known for its delectable layers of fruit, jello, and cream as well as custard, making for a sweet treat that has to be tried at least once in your lifetime!
The layers within the trifle are mostly made up of spongy cake that is baked and cooled before being used. The fruit, cream, and custard is then nestled between the layers, with a jello layer at the bottom.
A thick layer of cream is added to the top, adding to the general creaminess of the dessert.
14. Watermelon Pie
This watermelon pie is a must if you are looking for a dessert that is amazing to snack on during the summer as well as being deliciously creamy too.
The use of watermelon isn’t typical in a pie due to the wetness of the fruit, but you don’t have to worry about that with this recipe as it is a no-bake pie.
This is also a recipe that is intended to be as refreshing as possible, making the moisture of the watermelon a benefit rather than a hindrance.
Mousse is a great dessert to indulge in if you are craving something creamy, and this white chocolate mousse is no exception.
The sweetness of the white chocolate combined with the velvety and fluffy texture of the cream makes for an incredibly moreish dessert.
This next dessert is a unique one that brings together the salty crispiness of pretzels with the juiciness of pineapples and the soft, sweetness of cream to create a taste sensation that is as delicious as it is easy to make.
As well as crushed pretzels and crushed, unsweetened pineapple, you will also need butter, softened cream cheese, sugar, and a frozen whipped topping to make your pineapple pretzel fluff.
Caramel fanatics are sure to find the perfect indulgent dessert in this caramel cream pie, which has an easy-to-assemble and make no-bake filling as well as a crunchy crust that is made up of Golden Oreos.
The pie is topped off with some heavenly whipped cream, which combines with the crispy crust and the sweet caramel filling perfectly.
We mentioned the raspberry delight earlier, but if blueberries are more your thing, then this blueberry delight is sure to be a creamy dessert that you will want to try.
This is another no-bake recipe that utilizes a graham cracker crust, which contrasts well with the layers of tangy blueberry pie filling and sweetened cream cheese.
The whipped cream topping adds an extra dose of creaminess, making for the finishing touch to the tasty dessert.
Another recipe that is perfect for the summer months, these icebox strawberry shortcake bars combine decadent heavy cream with softened cream cheese and sweet strawberries.
The bars have a base made up of finely crushed sugar cookies, melted butter, and sugar, adding a tasty crunch to the smooth, creamy, and fruity cold dessert.
If Oreos are your cookie of choice, then you have to try this delicious cookie and cream pie, which features an Oreo cookie crust and a super creamy filling that is easy enough for beginner bakers to take on.
You’ll need those aforementioned Oreo cookies as well as unsalted butter for the pie crust and heavy cream, vanilla extract, cream cheese, more Oreos, and confectioners sugar for the pie filling.
Angel food cake is known for being a light and sweet treat, so make it even more deletacable by creating this unique, creamy angel food cake dessert.
The glazed strawberries in this recipe- which you can replace with strawberry pie filling if you so choose- combined with the creamy topping and the soft cake to create a sweet and delicious treat.
Chocolate enthusiasts need this smooth chocolate pie in their lives, especially those looking for an easy, creamy dessert.
This pie features a chocolate crust as well as a chocolate cream filling and is topped off with chocolate syrup decadently drizzled all over the top.
To make this chocolate pie, you’ll need some finely crushed chocolate wafers for the base as well as sugar, softened cream cheese, melted butter, melted German chocolate, frozen whipped topping, and milk.
We are finishing off this list with an absolute classic when it comes to creamy desserts: the creme brulee!
The simple nature of this dessert combined with the delicious vanilla flavor and the combination of the creamy custard filling with a crispy sugar topping makes it an iconic dessert in general, as well as one that those looking for an easy and creamy dessert are sure to enjoy.
Can I Make a Creamy and Savory Dessert?
Who says desserts can’t be both creamy and savory? With a plethora of mouthwatering savory dessert ideas, you can surely indulge in the best of both worlds. Try a savoury cheesecake with a crunchy crust, a bacon and maple syrup ice cream, or even a zesty olive oil and sea salt gelato. Give your sweet tooth a twist with these unique and delightful creations.
So there you have twenty three delectable creamy desserts that are not only a taste sensation but are also super easy to make for yourself at home.
Cream-filled desserts tend to be a special treat due to how many calories and sugar they can have. Still, there is no doubt that the recipes we have listed here offer only the tastiest and most decadent creamy desserts that make for the best calories to treat yourself with!
Due to just how much sugar tends to be in creamy desserts, they arent a particularly healthy chocie. That us whyt it is important to eat creamy desserts (and any desserts) in moderation!