There are all sorts of reasons that you might want to whip up a pink dessert, such as for a birthday party, to entertain your kids, to celebrate breast cancer awareness, or maybe just because you love the color pink and the flavors that are associated with it.
There are so many options when it comes to pink desserts that are as pretty as they are tasty and in this article, we are going to be looking at twenty-eight recipes for sweet treats in particular that have a vibrant pink color whilst also being delicious dessert choices.
Let’s get started.
Let’s kick off this list with some delectably decadent pink strawberry cupcakes that are as sweet and tasty as they are visually lovely.
With this recipe, you can use either frozen or fresh strawberries to create your own soft and spongy homemade strawberry cupcakes.
You can emphasize the pinkness of the cakes with some red or pink gel paste, which will give the cakes themselves a more defined and darker pink color.
The great thing about strawberry cake mix cookies is that they are incredibly chewy and soft, as well as being perfect for parties and gatherings thanks to their deliciousness and their pretty look.
They are also quick and easy to make, making for a perfect dessert to whip up if you need something sweet in a hurry that is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
You only need four ingredients for these cookies too, those being a box of strawberry cake mix, powdered sugar, vegetable oil, and eggs.
For a dessert that isn’t the standard strawberry or raspberry flavor, but is still pretty, tasty, and pink, then this candy cane souffle is an awesome choice.
The souffle has a minty taste thanks to being made of crushed-up candy canes and peppermint extract, making for a pink dessert that is also a great festive choice.
Strawberry cake is a popular and decadent pink dessert that can easily be used for celebrations, such as for a Christmas cake or as a birthday cake for fans of pink and of the strawberry flavor.
The trick with this particular recipe to set it apart from other strawberry cakes is to reduce down fresh strawberry purée and add it to white cake batter.
Mixing in reduced down strawberries is a great way to get that perfect strawberry taste with only a little bit of liquid.
For the most authentic strawberry flavor, this cake recipe is the one for you.
A dessert that is particularly well suited to the summer and for parties, these flamingo blondie bars bring forth the deliciousness of the blondie and turn it into a vision in pink.
These blondies are made with white cake mix along with milk, an egg, and vegetable oil along with white chocolate chips, in the same way, that most instant blondies are.
The pink comes from pink food gel and the blondies are then topped off with pink sprinkles, including cute and edible flamingo-shaped ones!
This next pink treat is the perfect choice for the hot weather, made with pink lemonade and served up as a no-bake pie.
This pink dessert is also super easy to make as it only needs a few ingredients, those being a can of frozen but thawed out pink lemonade concentrate, a can of sweetened condensed milk, two prepared graham cracker crusts, and a container of whipped and frozen topping (that has also been thawed out).
If you are looking for a lighter pink dessert, these air-baked meringue rosettes are the perfect choice for you.
The tang of tart raspberries combines beautifully with the sweet meringue, whilst the rich and smooth dark chocolate ganache filling sandwiched between the meringues makes for a delicious combination of tastes and textures.
If you’re looking for a pink dessert that is a little healthier, then this raspberry and coconut fudge is an excellent choice.
This fudge is naturally sweet and smooth, with a rich taste that combines the tart, tanginess of raspberries with the nuttiness of coconuts.
As well as being low in carbs and gluten-free, the fudge is also high in protein and free from sugar.
A gooey treat that is sure to please both kid and adult fans of rice krispies, then this next recipe is sure to be a pleasing one.
Crunchy and sweet, these treats include strawberry jello to get that pink color as well as red sprinkles.
To change up the recipe a little bit, you can throw in some mini chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, or dollop on some cream cheese frosting.
Staying with the rice-based desserts, this next pink treat has a maraschino cherry base that creates the pink tint.
As well as using full maraschino cherries, the recipe also features maraschino cherry juice to make for a sweet cherry dish that is as pretty as it is delicious.
The perfect pink snack to enjoy during special occasions, these pink strawberry champagne cookies take the classic sugar cookie recipe and add tart champagne and sweet strawberry flavors to create a unique and delicious cookie.
To make them that vibrant pink color, roll your cookie batter in pink sugar sprinkles and include pink gel food coloring in the batter whilst you are baking.
Another choice of pink cupcakes, these pink lemonade treats feature a refreshing burst of zestiness from the inclusion of lemon, which is citrusy but still deliciously sweet.
The cake bases feature red food coloring drops to get that pink color, whilst the pink lemonade frosting is made up of powdered sugar, unsalted butter, lemon zest, lemon juice, and red food coloring drops.
13. Cute Pig Cookies
If you are looking for a way to get creative with your pink desserts, then these cute pig cookies are sure to be a fun choice.
These cookies are great for kids and for events such as birthday parties, featuring pink icing as well as pink wafers to create piggy ears!
The frosting of the cookies also features marshmallows, confectioners sugars, miniature semisweet chocolate chips, and butterscotch chips.
If you prefer hot beverages as a dessert, then this hot chocolate is the perfect pink treat for you!
This adorable pink hot chocolate is served up in a mason jar and topped off with soft and silky homemade whipped cream.
To make the hot chocolate for yourself, you will need two cups of milk with some chopped-up white chocolate and red food coloring.
The whipped cream topping is also incredibly easy to make too, only needing granulated sugar and cold heavy cream. You can also include a dash of vanilla for another burst of sweetness.
15. Ombre Peach Cake
You might have noticed that most pink desserts tend to be strawberry, raspberry, or pink lemonade flavored, but this next pink dessert is a light peach flavor that is just as delicious as the other pink flavors!
This cake is a little different from some of the other desserts we have looked at as it has an ombre color palette that transforms from a dark peach-tinted pink and lightens as it travels upwards, turning into a light pink, then a light peach and then to almost white.
This is a tough cake to get right, but if you follow the recipe closely, you are sure to be baking this delicious treat in no time!
Another healthier option when it comes to pink desserts, this strawberry protein fluff only needs five ingredients and is sure to fulfill that craving for something sweet and fruity.
This fluff is sugar-free, high in protein, and low in fat, but still incredibly delicious as well as quick and easy to make.
The only ingredients that you will need to make this fluff are frozen strawberries, xanthan gum, vanilla creme-flavored stevia extract, unsweetened vanilla almond milk, and unflavored casein protein powder.
Another cake dessert that has a pretty pink color, this strawberry sheet cake features silky cream cheese frosting that combines beautifully with the strawberries to create a sweet and decadent dessert.
This recipe includes strawberry purée in both the frosting and the cake itself, making for plenty of juicy strawberry tastes.
This is another simple recipe that is easy to make, with the cake itself only needing white cake mix, fresh strawberries, strawberry jello, vegetable oil, and eggs, and the frosting needing vanilla extract, butter, powdered sugar, cream cheese, and strawberry purée.
A super cute pink dessert that would be perfect to serve up for Valentine’s Day, these heart-shaped macarons are filled with tangy but sweet lemon buttercream which combines perfectly with the crunchy and pink macaron cookies.
The macarons themselves are made from almond meal or almond flour along with eggs, granulated sugar, confectioners sugar, and either pink or red gel food coloring, whilst the lemon buttercream is made from salt, confectioners sugar, unsalted butter, and lemon juice.
Add on some pink, red and white sprinkles to emphasize the cuteness of the sweets!
This strawberry jello fruit salad is well suited for the warmer weather as well as being a beautiful pink treat.
The dessert is foamy, light, and also pretty retro, looking like it was pulled straight from the 1970s!
It is packed full of strawberry goodness and is topped off with whipped topping and finished off with soft and sweet strawberry jello.
If it’s a simple, soft, and sweet pink dessert that you are after, this strawberry jello fruit salad is perfect.
20. Pink Popcorn
Looking for a way to inject some pink into your movie night snacks? Then this pink popcorn is the treat that you are looking for!
It is so simple to make this pink popcorn, with the recipe only needing granulated sugar, corn syrup, vanilla, salt, half-and-half, and six drops of red food coloring.
Another chewy and delicious pink cookie recipe, these pink cookies have a stylish nature thanks to that crinkled look.
To make these cookies, you will only need four ingredients, those being a box of strawberry cake mix, powdered sugar, an egg, and some whipped topping.
For some pretty, pink, and soft cookies that are easy to make, this recipe is the one for you.
Blood orange is another unique flavor when it comes to pink desserts that you don’t see much, but is just as delicious as strawberry, raspberry, or pink lemonade treats.
The great thing about these blood orange bars is that they are sweet and delicious but also a healthy choice thanks to not containing any excess fat, sugar, or calories.
Combining the softness of jello with the decadence of pie, this strawberry jello pie is another yummy pink treat that is sure to be a delicious addition to your dessert lineup.
The great thing about this pie is that it has a light and fluffy nature and isn’t too overwhelming like some pies can be thanks to the strawberry jello filling.
This lightness makes for a pink dessert that would be the perfect accompaniment to a summer pool party!
24. Candy Heart Bark
Bark is a sweet treat associated with the festive season, and if you want to inject some pink prettiness into your bark this Christmas, consider this candy heart bark!
All you need to make this treat are pink candy melts, coarsely chopped white chocolate, semisweet chocolate, vegetable or canola oil, and candy hearts as well as sprinkles.
The inclusion of sweet candy hearts also makes this bark well-suited for Valentine’s Day
Looking for a pink treat to whip up some Valentine’s Day? Then these cake mix cookies could be just what you’re looking for.
Made from strawberry cake mix- which is what gives the cookies that pretty pink look- as well as white chocolate chips, eggs, and oil, these cookies are as easy to make as they are delicious.
Cake pops are a quick and easy dessert to make, and this recipe features cake pops that are pink on both the outside and the inside.
As well as pink velvet cake mix, you will also need white chocolate chips, sprinkles, pink chocolate melts, and vanilla frosting to make these treats.
Don’t forget the lollipop sticks to complete your cake pops!
If you are looking for a more subtle choice when it comes to pink desserts, these tarts are sure to pique your interest.
The pink pomelo is another pink fruit not used particularly often in pink desserts, but this recipe combines them with crumbly dough bases and sweet honey meringue to create a sophisticated pink and subtle pink treat.
Last but not least, these homemade strawberry frappuccinos are another excellent choice if you would prefer a warm pink beverage rather than a cake, a pie, or any other kind of dessert.
These frappuccinos are as guilt-free as they are delicious, as they are free of gluten and refined sugar but low in fat and high in protein.
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Frequently Asked Question
If you decide to whip up a pink dessert, then you can be sure that it will be one of a handful of flavors that are known for their pink colors, including certain flavors that we have talked about in the recipes above.
These flavors include:
• Pink Lemonade
• Pink Pomelo
• Cotton Candy
So there you have twenty-eight pink desserts that are as delicious as they are visually stunning!
No matter why you might be thinking about making a pink dessert- be it for an event or simply for fun- then you are sure to find the recipe that suits your personal preferences with our extensive list of pink desserts.