No Reservation Required — These Popular Restaurant Desserts Can Be Made at Home
Restaurant-quality desserts are the best of the best, but what if we told you that you could re-create them and you don't even have to be a chef to do so! Everyone has that one restaurant dessert they can't pass up, whether it's a Wendy's Frosty or a slice of New York cheesecake from the Cheesecake Factory. If you've always wished you could indulge in those desserts without leaving the house, you've come to the right place. We rounded up the best copycat recipes for popular restaurants that you can make at home with no reservation required. Get ready because these easy and delicious desserts will transport you right to your most beloved restaurant. Enjoy!
— Additional reporting by Lauren Harano
Krispy Kreme Glazed Doughnuts
Golden, glazed, and gooey, these delectable doughnuts will melt in your mouth.
Get the recipe: Krispy Kreme glazed doughnuts
Starbucks's Lemon Loaf
Full of flavor, moist, dense, and rich, this recipe is (almost) better than the original.
Get the recipe: Starbucks's lemon loaf
Georgetown Cupcake's Red Velvet Cupcakes
Make top-notch cupcakes at home with this easy recipe from the beloved bakery in no time.
Get the recipe: Georgetown Cupcake's red velvet cupcakes
Serendipity 3's Frozen Hot Chocolate
Make Serendipity 3's drink-dessert hybrid in the comfort of your kitchen when you follow this easy guide. It's seriously good.
Get the recipe: Serendipity 3's Frozen Hot Chocolate
Auntie Anne's Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Bites
Seeing the words "Auntie Anne's cinnamon sugar pretzel bites" just about makes our mouths water. Anyone else in the same boat? If so, make these at home when you're looking for a sweet and savory bite to nibble on.
Get the recipe: Auntie Anne's cinnamon sugar pretzel bites
Cheesecake Factory White Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Cheesecake
This homemade version of the Cheesecake Factory favorite is made with Oreos, raspberries, white chocolate shavings, and whipped cream. Yum!
Get the recipe: Cheesecake Factory white chocolate raspberry truffle cheesecake
Magnolia Bakery's Vanilla Cupcakes
Just the smell of these Sex and the City-approved cupcakes are sure to make your mouth water. We can almost guarantee it.
Get the recipe: Magnolia Bakery's vanilla cupcakes
Starbucks Secret Menu Frappuccinos
Learn how to make the cinnamon toast crunch, chocolate chip brownie, and cotton candy Frappuccinos with these refreshing and enticing recipes.
Get the recipe: Starbucks secret menu Frappuccinos
Auntie Anne's Snickerdoodles
Soft, chewy, and a little puffy, these cookies will melt in your mouth the second you sink your teeth into them.
Get the recipe: Auntie Anne's snickerdoodles
McDonald's-Inspired Cadbury Creme Egg McFlurry
Creamy, rich, and stuffed with Cadbury eggs, this copycat McFlurry recipe is perfect for a hot day or a late-night treat.
Get the recipe: McDonald's-inspired Cadbury Creme Egg McFlurry
Cold Stone-Inspired Cake Batter Ice Cream
If you've never had the cake batter ice cream at Cold Stone Creamery, you're missing out! It's almost too good to be true, and so is this copycat recipe.
Get the recipe: Cold Stone-inspired cake batter ice cream
Dominique Ansel-Inspired Milk and Cookie Shots
You don't need to be above the age of 21 to try this shot. It's just a chocolate chip cookie cup filled with vanilla milk and a whole lot of goodness.
Get the recipe: Dominique Ansel-inspired milk and cookie shots
Cheesecake Factory's New York Cheesecake
The Cheesecake Factory is known (rightly so) for its cheesecake, so we thought it would only be fitting to have one of their most beloved recipes right here. Enjoy!
Get the recipe: Cheesecake Factory's New York cheesecake
With only three ingredients, this easy Frosty recipe can be whipped up whenever the craving strikes.
Get the recipe: Wendy's Frosty
Magnolia Bakery's Banana Pudding
Whether you want something sweet to indulge in after dinner or you want to surprise your friend with a tasty treat, this Magnolia staple can be made by even the most inexperienced chef.
Get the recipe: Magnolia Bakery's banana pudding
McDonald's Shamrock Shake
This green vanilla-mint milkshake is as refreshing and delightful as it looks! Top it off with a cherry to make it complete.
Get the recipe: McDonald's Shamrock Shake
Imagine: a large warm cookie topped with cool rich ice cream. Is there anything more to say?
Get the recipe: BJ's Pizookie
Starbucks Snickerdoodle Hot Cocoa
This cocoa drink is the perfect combination of sweet and spicy, much like a snickerdoodle cookie.
Get the recipe: Starbucks snickerdoodle hot cocoa