Paris Brest from Zoë Bakes on Magnolia Network

A close up of the finished Raspberry Paris Brest.

Here in Minneapolis we have several lakes right in the city, along with miles and miles of gorgeous bike trails. Seeing everyone out and about had my wheels turning about making one of my all-time favorites — a raspberry Paris Brest. It’s a wheel-shaped dessert based on a French bicycle race between the cities of Paris and Brest, but you don’t have to be French or know how to ride a bike to enjoy this special treat!

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Caramel Desserts

Is there anything more gorgeous than the sight of drizzling caramel? Homemade caramel just adds the perfect sweetness to a favorite dessert, and is much easier to make than many people think! This list of caramel desserts features all kinds of recipes, including pies, cakes and so much more. If you have a caramel lover in your house, you’ll find plenty of recipes you need to try.

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Cranberry Desserts

Cranberries are often associated with Thanksgiving, and it’s true that they make for a nice little burst of tartness on your plate, but they are also perfect for desserts. I love them dusted with a little sugar in a recipe because the sweet and tart flavors pair so beautifully. This list of cranberry desserts is, of course, perfect for Thanksgiving, but you don’t need to be tied to the holiday. Let this “berry” free for other festivities and gatherings throughout the year!

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