Love and Olive Oil

Desserts Recipes

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, you’re in the right place! Here are all our favorite dessert recipes, from cakes and cupcakes to cookies, brownies and more!

Triple Lemon Layer Cake decorated with tiny royal icing lemons, on a white cake plate with marble surface and lemons in the background.

Triple Lemon Layer Cake

Glass bowl filled with a swirl of Meyer Lemon Curd and two spoons, with fresh lemons scattered around.

Meyer Lemon Curd (Extra Thick!)

Strawberry Crunch Sheet Cake with Buttermilk Frosting cut into serving squares, on a piece of parchment with messy crumbs, cake server, and a bowl of more crumbs and frosting in the background.

Strawberry Crunch Sheet Cake with Buttermilk Frosting

Glass bowl of Strawberry Shortcake Crunch Topping on a marble background, with a few crumbs scattered alongside the bowl.

Strawberry Shortcake Crunch Topping (from Scratch)

One round scoop sitting in a silver pan with Candied Orange Ice Cream with Chocolate Fudge Swirl, ice cream scoop on the side.

Candied Orange Ice Cream with Chocolate Fudge Swirl (Crema del Doge)

Faceted glass canning jars filled with Candied Orange Peel in Syrup in direct sunlight with harsh shadows and highlights on a marble background.

Candied Orange Peel in Syrup

Overhead, marble background and three glass plates with cross-section slices of Raspberry & Passionfruit Semifreddo with Chocolate Crumbs, and a few frozen raspberries scattered around.

Raspberry & Passion Fruit Semifreddo with Chocolate Crumbs

Flourless Pistachio Cake with Chocolate Ganache on a gray background, two slices cut to show the bright green color inside.

Flourless Pistachio Cake with Chocolate Ganache

Homemade Candied Blood Orange Slices on a wire rack in bright direct light to showcase the stained-glass like appearance.

Homemade Candied Blood Orange Slices

Backlit brightly colored Chocolate Olive Oil & Blood Orange Cupcakes with one cupcake in the foreground and more cupcakes on a wire rack in the background, with fresh blood oranges, candied oranges, and frosting.

Chocolate Olive Oil & Blood Orange Cupcakes

Rows of Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies on a wire baking rack, with bowls of chocolate chips, flake salt, and a spoonful of Nutella on the side.

Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies

Matcha Rice Crispy Treats cut into triangles and decorated like Christmas trees, one leaning up against a mug of matcha on a marble background.

Matcha Rice Crispy Treat Christmas Trees

Flat plate with randomly arranged piles of Meyer Lemon Biscotti, with a few lemons (one cut) and a white napkin in the background.

Meyer Lemon Biscotti

Red and white striped cake roll with chocolate peppermint whipped cream filling, with candy canes, red ornaments, and Christmas lights out of focus in the background.

Candy Cane Cake Roll with Chocolate Peppermint Whipped Cream

Rectangular cut Nutella Chocolate Crunch Candy Bark arranged diagonally in rows on a gray background.

Chocolate Nutella Feuilletine Crunch

Bowl of Homemade Feuilletine Flakes on a white marble background.

Homemade Feuilletine (Pailleté Feuilletine)

Wire baking rack with rows of frosted Caramel Pumpkin Cookies dusted with cinnamon, decorative orange pumpkins and bowl of frosting in the background.

Caramel Pumpkin Cookies with Salted Caramel Frosting

Squares of Fig, Apple & Vanilla Crumb Bars on a marble background, randomly arranged with a bowl of figs and a few cut figs scattered around.

Fig, Apple & Vanilla Oat Crumb Bars

Crackly top Lemon Olive Oil Sugar Cookies on marble with a small glass pourer of olive oil, lemons, and a plate of more cookies in the background.

Lemon Olive Oil Sugar Cookies

Raspberry and chocolate entremet-style cake with a dark chocolate mirror glaze with a few slices cut out to show the interior layers, with two raspberries and a gold cake server on the side.

Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Cake

Slices of Pistachio Sour Cream Cheesecake on white porcelain plates and silver forks, full cheesecake with slices cut out on the background with a bowl of scattered pistachios.

Pistachio Sour Cream Cheesecake

Mango Lime Tart with a slice cut out of it to show the creamy texture inside, decorated with whipped cream and edible flowers.

Mango Lime Tart

Glass jar with bright green Homemade Pistachio Butter, a spoonful lifting to show the creamy texture, with slivered and shell pistachios scattered around.

Homemade Pistachio Butter

Stack of Toasted Coconut Sugar Cookies on a plate with one cookie leaning up against the stack to show the toasted shredded coconut on top of the cookie.

Toasted Coconut Sugar Cookies

Overhead, Freezer Jam Ice Pops in three different color/flavors, scattered on crushed ice cubes with fresh strawberries, blueberries, and peaches scattered around.

Homemade Fresh Fruit Freeze Pops

Cut squares of Lemon Meringue Butter Cake on a marble background with white knife and stack of plates in the background.

Lemon Meringue Butter Cake

Cut squares of Pistachio Blondie Ice Cream Sandwiches scattered on a marble background with a bowl of pistachios on the side.

Pistachio Blondie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Strawberry Meyer Lemon Tart cut in slices to show the layer of strawberry jam at the bottom.

Strawberry Meyer Lemon Tart

Pistachio Florentine Cookies on a pink plate with scattered pistachios and rose petals around.

Pistachio Florentine Cookies

Round plate with bright yellow dome-shaped mousse cakes, one cut to show the layers inside; bowl of lemons in the background.

Pistachio & Meyer Lemon Mousse Cakes with Mirror Glaze

Meyer Lemon Olive Oil Loaf Cake with two slices cut to show the interior texture, whole/half lemons, napkin and a knife around it.

Meyer Lemon Olive Oil Loaf Cake

Gold cake server pulling out a slice of Blackberry Red Wine Chocolate Cake, with a shiny chocolate drippy glaze and decorated with gold-dusted blackberries on top.

Blackberry Red Wine Chocolate Cake

Peppermint Bark Shortbread on marble, with messy bits of candy canes and a red bowl of crushed candy canes on the side.

Peppermint Bark Shortbread Cookies

Slices of Persimmon Pie on white plates, what's left of the full pie in the background along with a few Fuyu persimmons.

Persimmon Pie

Cup of matcha with a zig-zag stamped matcha cookie leaning up against it, small bowls and a cooling rack with more cookies in the background.

Glazed Matcha Sugar Cookies

Plate with pile of Gingerbread Amaretti Cookies, more cookies scattered around plus a mug of hot chocolate.

Gingerbread Amaretti Cookies