04/11/2015 07:34 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

7 Delectable Desserts That Inspire 'Oohs' and 'Aahs'

We eat first with our eyes, so these impressive-looking desserts will get people talking.

1. Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie


Just mention chocolate and peanut butter and people will swoon. This tart -- with a chocolate crust, creamy peanut butter filling and chocolate ganache topping -- lives up to the hype. GET THE RECIPE

2. Flourless Chocolate Cake with Meringue Topping


A rich, fudgy slab of flourless chocolate cake topped with peaks of light, marshmallowy meringue -- this cake is as impressive to look at as it is delicious to eat. GET THE RECIPE

3. Sticky Toffee Banana Cake


This warm banana cake drizzled with hot toffee sauce is a twist on the classic English dessert, sticky toffee pudding. A comforting dessert that looks pretty too! GET THE RECIPE

4. Molten Chocolate Cakes


Also known as lava cakes, these oozing chocolate treats are a classic restaurant dessert but they're easy enough for even the novice baker to make at home. GET THE RECIPE

5. Red Velvet Cupcakes


Who can resist adorable red velvet cupcakes? These have a subtle chocolate flavor, deep mahogany color and lavish swirl of tangy cream cheese frosting on top. GET THE RECIPE

6. Coconut Dream Pie


A coconut-scented cookie crust filled with creamy coconut custard, all covered in a pillow of whipped cream and heaps of toasted coconut. This pretty tart is a coconut lovers dream. GET THE RECIPE

7. Baileys Cheesecake-Marbled Brownies


Spiked with Baileys Irish Cream, these brownies with a swirl of tangy cheesecake are cakey on the bottom, alternately fudgy and creamy in the center and crisp on top. The marbled top makes them look elaborate but they're easy to make. GET THE RECIPE