4 Tasty Desserts to Make This Winter Courtney Hayes December 20, 2016 ENTERTAINING, POPULAR, RECIPES When winter time rolls around and parties abound, these recipes will put your baking heart at ease. And even if you’re staying in, these treats make for excellent desserts…or brunch sides! 1. Red Velvet Banana Bread If you’re looking for simple, this is the recipe for you. Simply add bananas to a box mix of red velvet cake, along with some chocolate chips and walnuts, for a tasty treat you can share with friends and family. Red Velvet Banana Bread via Mom Loves Baking 2. Lumberjack Apple Pies These apple pies are made more festive by adding scrap flannel around them for a holiday look! Lumberjack Dessert Table via Jenny Cookies 3. Polar Bear Cupcakes These are sure to be a crowd favorite. It’s chocolate and coconut made to look like a polar bear paw—what’s not to love? Polar Bear Cupcakes via Jenny Cookies 4. Winter Birch Tree Cake Though it may look difficult to make, this cake is pretty easy to recreate using chocolate candy bark in contrasting colors. How to Make a Winter Birch Tree Cake via The Cake Girls Find more fun ideas, check our DIY section!