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12 Camo Desserts You Might Not Even See on the Table (Just Kidding)

Can you feel it in the air? Hunting season is almost upon us! Naturally, you're going to want to celebrate the change of seasons and the opportunity to get out in the wild and enjoy some sport with a commemorative dessert.

However, you don't want just any old dessert because hunting season isn't just any old season. Jazz things up and celebrate in camouflage. Simple to make but stunning to look at, these 12 DIY desserts will get you even more excited to go hunting than you already were.

1. Camouflage Cookies

Beautifully decorated for maximum wow-factor. All you need is a little fondant know-how.

Get the recipe here.

2. Buttercream Camouflage Groom's Cake

A groom's cake is the perfect addition to a wedding cake. Of course, you can stick with a classic buttercream frosting to create your camouflage cake. But be careful, the frosting is so good you're going to have to make more than one tier to satisfy your guests.

If you're worried about not having enough, try making a batch of camo cupcakes as well.

Get the recipe here.

3. Mini Camo Chocolate Cheesecakes

Keep things personal sized with these mini cheesecakes. With a swirl of dark chocolate, a hint of vanilla extract, and a splash of green food coloring for effect you're going to have to put a quota on consumption.

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4. Clever Camouflage Cupcakes

Stick with a classic white cake cupcake and then jazz it up with some camouflage buttercream. A perfect treat for any age.

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5. Cherry Camouflage Donuts

You wouldn't even know that there is a camouflage donut hiding under the frosting and sprinkles. But the surprise waiting underneath is what makes this recipe so fun for either brunch or dessert.

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6. Marble Camo Cake

This beautifully marbled cake recipe will be a testament to the love and care you exacted on this dessert for the sake of your guests. It's so beautiful you might even be sad to eat it.

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7. Pink Camouflage Cake

You can't do camo desserts and not include a pink version! Make things easier by using cake mix and then swirl pink food coloring into the cake batter for a more feminine look.

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8. Camouflage Cookie Sandwiches

For those hunters on the go, these camouflage sandwich cookies are a perfect addition to their brown bag lunches.

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9. Camo Ice Cream

Since in some parts of the country it's still hot when hunting season begins, you're going to need camo ice cream in your dessert recipe repertoire.

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10. Camo Cake Pops

The best part about these goodies is that each individual cake pop is different making them a much more fun treat for the adventurous spirits that are about to undertake a sojourn through the woods.

Try making them for your next camo birthday party or baby shower.

Get the recipe here.

11. Camouflage Chocolate Mint Doughnut

This is where chocolate donuts get a facelift for your camouflage party. Adding some colorful frosting to a simple chocolate donut is the easiest way to whip up a festive atmosphere as you get ready for hunting season to approach.

Get the recipe here.

12. Italian Pudding Cake

Not exactly camo, the natural colors of this traditional dessert nevertheless echo the theme. Plus, it is a perfect reward to present when the hunters come home and are in need of some TLC and a good meal after a long day out of doors.

Get the recipe here.

This post was originally published on January 26, 2018. 

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