Impress your friends with these fake-out desserts.

By Rachael Ray Every Day
November 01, 2005

TIP: Easy Ideas!

off shelf fake out

Boston Cream Pie: Buy sponge cake, vanilla pudding and fudge sauce. Cut sponge cake into 2 layers, fill with pudding and top with sauce.

Baked Alaska: Buy angel food cake, ice cream and sweetened whipped cream. Split cake into 3 layers, spread ice cream between middle layers, wrap and freeze then cover with whipped cream.

Tiramisu: Buy crisp ladyfingers, coffee liqueur, mini chocolate chips and sweetened whipped cream. Line a 9-inch-square dish with ladyfingers; moisten with liqueur. Fold chocolate chips into whipped cream then fill ladyfinger-lined pan with cream mixture.