Biblical Desserts: 30 Bible-Inspired Dessert Recipes

Biblical Desserts: 30 Bible-Inspired Dessert Recipes

Updated 4/13/22

Bible-Inspired Dessert Recipes

Whether you're attending a Bible study, making a Sunday afternoon dessert, or simply love old-fashioned dessert ideas, this list is full of religious recipes for dessert that are waiting to be discovered. In our collection of Biblical Desserts: 16 Bible-Inspired Dessert Recipes, you'll find fun recipes like Scripture Cake, Resurrection Rolls, Preacher Cake and more! These recipes are some of our most popular, and use simple ingredients you probably already have in your pantry.

Biblical Cake Recipes

Scripture Cake

There's no better way to celebrate a special occasion than with a delicious dessert. These biblical-inspired cake recipes will add an extra creative touch to every holiday get-together. Our particular favorite is the Test Kitchen-Approved recipe for Scripture Cake. This mouth-watering dessert is made using a recipe that references foods found in the Bible. Our recipe includes Bible verse references, but we also provide the ingredients list for your convenience. Your guests will have a hard time deciding whether they are more impressed by the creative recipe, or its delightful results!

Best Angel Food Cake

Homemade angel food cake is just so good! This light, spongy and fluffy Angel food cake is one of the best comforting desserts over the spring and summer months! It's melt-in-your-mouth deliciously and you'll never to revert back to the 'blah' store-bought version again.

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Last Minute Preacher Cake

Test Kitchen Approved! This is a quick dessert idea that the housewife could throw together when she learned last minute the preacher was coming. It can be made as a layer cake, cupcakes, or simply baked in a pan.

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Strawberry Jello Angel Food Cake

Have you ever had a Strawberries & Cream Frappé from Starbucks? Well, that’s exactly what this dessert reminds me of, but in cake form. 

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Scripture Cake

Test Kitchen Approved! This dessert is as fun to make as it is delicious because each ingredient is accompanied by the verse in which it is mentioned in the Bible.

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2-Ingredient Pineapple Angel Food Cake

This 2-Ingredient Pineapple Angel Food Cake is the epitome of quick and easy desserts. Simply mix a box of angel food cake mix with a can of crushed pineapple, then pop it in the oven. That. Is. It! 

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Old Fashioned Swedish Nut Cake

This Swedish Nut Cake recipe is a old vintage recipe I have been hanging on to for a few years. This old fashioned vintage Swedish Nut Cake recipe is also known as Preacher's Cake recipe, Pineapple Nut Cake recipe and Hawaiian Wedding cake recipe. 

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Cherry Angel Food Cake

Test Kitchen Approved! This is a perfect finish to any meal. Make this Angel Food cake after church on a Sunday, and your family will definitely thank you for it.

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Angel Food Icebox Cake

This light and fresh Angel Food Icebox Cake is about to become your new favorite easy dessert recipe! I have managed to tuck all of the best textures and flavors into one amazing dish. 

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Vintage Sugar Cake

Vintage Sugar Cake is a superb dessert. It's made in a cast-iron skillet, which makes all the difference. This homemade cake is simple yet delicious. You and your guests will adore it!

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Lemon Bundt Cake

This super Lemon Bundt Cake recipe with a sweet lemon glaze is incredibly light, moist and bursting with fresh citrus flavor. It's a simple dessert that's perfect for any occasion! 

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Coconut Lime Pound Cake

This Coconut Lime Pound Cake is perfect for all your spring parties and great for satisfying your craving for something tropical. This pound cake recipe is so easy to make and will be something unique and different that you can bring to the dessert table. 

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Fluffy Angel Food Cake Delight with Fresh Berries

You’ll love this fluffy and delightful dessert as a light, refreshing lush cake to serve at any holiday meal. It's the perfect dessert for your dinner table!

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Chocolate Angel Cakes

This heavenly dessert is the perfect chocolate cake recipe. Soft and fluffy cake is staked with pie filling, Cool Whip and more!

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Church Social White Texas Sheet Cake

If you've ever made a Texas sheet cake recipe, you know how simple and quick it is. If you haven't ever made it, this recipe for Church Social White Texas Sheet Cake is the perfect way to start. 

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More Biblical Dessert Recipes

Hot Cross Buns Recipe with Glaze

Let's be honest - one dessert is never enough. Even weddings nowasays serve a whole dessert table full of delectable treats! These additional biblical-inspired recipes are some of our favorite ways to satisfy our sweet tooth. Choose from an assortment of pies, cookies, candy, and even our Test Kitchen-Approved recipe for Hot Cross Buns!

Sweet Resurrection Rolls

As the story goes, the marshmallows (which are stuffed inside crescent rolls) represent Jesus. The marshmallow melts in the oven, making it look like it has disappeared, hence Jesus has risen!

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Pastor's Wife Apple Crumb Pie

This apple pie recipe is legendary. It's won church cook-offs and earned rave reviews from everyone who's enjoyed a taste ... try it out to see what all the fuss is about.

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Old Fashioned Divinity Recipe

Test Kitchen Approved! As far as dessert ideas go, this recipe for divinity candy is one of the best. It tastes similar to marshmallows, and have a fluffy, cloud-like consistency.

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Preacher Cookies

Test Kitchen Approved! When a housewife looked out the window and saw a preacher riding up the mountain on his horse, the cookies would be ready by the time he arrived!

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Angel Fluff Salad

With Cool Whip, cherry pie filling, mini marshmallows, and more, this is one of those simple dessert ideas that you know has to be good!

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Amish Style Church Windows Dessert

Sometimes called Stained Glass Window Cookies, this recipe for Amish Style Church Windows Dessert tastes as good as it looks, which is pretty impressive! 

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Easy Berry Trifle

This fancy Berry Trifle recipe is super easy to make and looks so inviting! It’s a light, no bake layered dessert filled with fluffy angel food cake, pudding, fresh berries and whipped cream. Perfect for parties and holidays! 

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Hot Cross Buns Recipe with Glaze

Test Kitchen Approved! We look forward to making hot cross buns every Easter, and we got even more excited after we developed this easy recipe. If you've been nervous about making your own hot cross buns, then you have to give our recipe a try!

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Overnight Angel Biscuits

This Angel Biscuits Recipe came from an old church cookbook. These are soft and fluffy, not as dense and “crumbly” as a typical southern style biscuit.

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Bishop's Chocolate Pie

There's nothing quite like authentic Amish cooking, and Bishop's Chocolate Pie is a delicious example of this. Made with sugar, cocoa and vanilla, this simple recipe will taste as if it was crafted by a true Amish cook.

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Heavenly Cupcake Angels

The best thing about these cupcake angels is that they're so easy to make using yummy snacks and treats that you won’t have any trouble convincing the kids to eat up after you’ve made the angels!

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Lemon Angel Food Cupcakes with Raspberry Buttercream

Light and airy Lemon Angel Food Cupcakes are topped with a sweet and tart Raspberry Buttercream!

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Angel Food Cake Churro Bites

Churros are a favorite treat at theme parks and festivals, and with this super easy recipe, you can make the treat right at home! 

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Buttery Jam Biscuits

Buttery Jam Biscuits are much like angel biscuits in they way they use both yeast and chemical leavening agents. Anyone can make them since this recipe is practically no-fail! 

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Strawberry Shortcake Trifles

Easy and delicious strawberry shortcake trifles made with layers of angel food cake, fresh strawberries, and homemade whipped cream. The sweet, fresh strawberries pair perfectly with the soft and airy angel food cake and whipped cream.

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Chocolate Chess Pie

Rich, gooey and fudgy Chocolate Chess Pie is a favorite Southern dessert that's perfect for every occasion. Best of all, the easy pie recipe is ready for the oven with just 10 minutes of prep! Chocolate lovers unite! 

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