holiday dessert recipes

7 Easy Holiday Dessert Recipes to Sweeten Your Restaurant Menu

The holiday season has arrived! And with the new season comes the opportunity to make money off of delicious holiday desserts!

If you plan on keeping your dessert menu exactly the same as the way you had it in the summer, you’re missing out on generating additional income and gaining new customers. You could generously increase your revenue this holiday season simply by adding a few fun, festive desserts to your menu.

We have compiled a list of 7 easy holiday dessert recipes that will have guests lining up at your doors to try a bite. We’ve got everything from the fruity, to the light, to the indulgent.

1. Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake

chocolate peppermint cheesecake

Take one glance at the chocolate icing on this cheesecake and tell us you do not want to take a bite of that. Chocolate is indulgent in and of itself. Add in some peppermint and you’ve turned a simply delicious chocolate cheesecake into a delectable, festive treat.

2. Red Velvet Skillet Cookie

red velvet skillet cookie

For those needing an excuse to eat a chocolate chip cookie (diets and all aside, how can you deny a chocolate chip cookie?), this red velvet skillet cookie is a great justification to satiate that cookie craving this holiday season. Look at that color!

3. Santa Hat Meringues

santa hat

These little hats are an adorable holiday dessert that is both festive and functional. After a heavy meal, these meringues are great to offer as a light dessert. They may be small, but they are the most stylish of sweets!

4. Red Velvet Truffles

red velvet truffles

We admit it – we’re a bit red velvet-obsessed. But come on, when you take a bite into the white icing on these truffles to see that deep red color inside, it’s so satisfying!

5. Candy Cane Forest Cake

candy cane forest cake

This cake is absolutely stunning. While you can follow the recipe, feel free to add full or crushed candy canes to any of the cakes you already serve to add a festive touch.

6. Apple Crumble with Cardamom Vanilla Caramel Sauce

caramel apple

Apple pie and apple crumble are are always delicious, but they provide a sense of comfort that makes them a hit this time of year. Take this dessert even another step further with this caramel sauce. This is a must on your menu this holiday season!

7. Eggnog Panettone Bread Pudding

eggnog bread

You can’t have a holiday dessert menu without at least offering one eggnog item! Instead of serving eggnog as a beverage, consider baking it into this delicious panettone bread pudding recipe.

Sweeten Up the Holiday Season

Which of these are you going to try out?

Whatever you decide, you need to make sure your restaurant looks just as good as your food tastes! At Republic Master Chefs, we offer uniform and linen services to suit your restaurant needs. Contact us today at 800-640-2433 to see how we can make your restaurant look grand this holiday season!