Desserts & Sweets

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How to Make Perfect Pâte à Choux (Cream Puff Pastry)

Pâte à choux, that heavenly pastry dough with the ethereal crisp exterior and cavernous interior begging to be filled with sweet or savory. You can make your own for cream puffs, profiteroles, eclairs, and more. Here's how.

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Red Velvet Brownie Cupcakes With Cherry Frosting

Red velvet plus brownies? Yes, please! These cupcakes were a hit with my family.

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Elegant Pineapple Meringue Pie Recipe

Pineapple meringue pie is lusciously sweet and tantalizingly puckery. Enjoy this elegant and beautiful dessert!

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Plum Cardamon Mousse With Rum Recipe

This delightful plum cardamon mousse has a vibrant flavor. Rich with spices, it is wonderfully fruity, sweet, and light.

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Exploring Poke Cake: A Brief History + 30 Recipes!

The Poke Cake was originally created in 1970 to promote lagging sales of Jell-O gelatin. This food fad fell out of favor for a time, but imaginative American cooks have developed new fun flavors. How many? Let’s find out.

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How to Make Moon Pies With Jams From Roots Kitchen & Cannery

Homemade moon pies are the gourmet cookie sandwiches your friends wish they could make. Learn my secrets for baking perfect moon pies!

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Homemade Affogato: A Delectable Italian Dessert Drink

A popular Italian coffee drink, affogato is one of my favorite summertime beverages. Let me show you how to make it at home!

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Fried Peach Pie Recipe From Dried Peaches

My husband's mother used to make fried peach pie, and he asked me to try. to re-create the recipe. I came up with a way to make it vegan so I could have some, too.

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Traditional Southern Chess Pie Plus 5 Variations

Learn how to take a basic chess pie recipe and modify it to make six different pies, all very easy and delicious.

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Exploring Cannoli: History of the Sicilian Dessert and 7 Fun Recipes

Cannoli, a dessert of deep-fried cylindrical pastry shells and rich, sweetened ricotta filling, are synonymous with Sicily. Let’s look at their history and some fun recipes.

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Creamy Fruity Pineapple and Rum Crème Brûlée Recipe

This delicious pineapple and rum crème brûlée is wonderfully creamy, fruity, and satisfying. It's easy to make, too!

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Exploring Madeleines: A Brief Biography + 10 Recipes

Madeleines are a delicate morsel of cake, a French creation. The original was simply a mix of eggs, sugar, flour, and vanilla. But there are many more ways to make this little cake. Let's explore its history and 10 great recipes.

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Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cookies

Everyone loves these cookies, even the children at the daycare where my daughter works. The cookies are soft and delicious.

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Tiramisu Cookies: The Essence of Tiramisu in Cookie Form

These bite-sized cookies capture the very essence of the popular Italian dessert. Make a batch for your next party or potluck. On second thought, you'd better make two batches!

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Pineapple Jam Biscotti Recipe

These delicious biscotti have a delicate but tantalizing pineapple flavor, and they are perfect to go alongside a nice hot cup of tea.

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Bienenstich Cookies: A Beloved Cake Transformed

These cookies capture the essence of the traditional German Bienenstich cake.

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Maria's Key Lime Pie

This sweet, tart Key lime pie recipe is by The Gardener and The Cook, Bo & Maria Montgomery.

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Healthy Blackberry Yogurt Popsicles That Kids (and Adults) Will Love

Summertime is Popsicle time for kids. Make some healthy ones adults will like too.

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Chocolate Truffle Pie With Chocolate Cookie Crumb Crust

This rich, creamy desert is a chocolate lover's delight. It is similar to a flourless chocolate cake, but even better.

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Chewy, Crunchy Chocolate Chip and Pecan Cookies

Delicious chocolate chip and pecan cookie recipe developed by Bo Montgomery of The Gardener & The Cook.

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Reduced-Fat Cream Cheese Icing Recipe (That Tastes Amazing)

Just one of many variations on the classic recipe for cream cheese icing.

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Tropical Pineapple, Banana, and Lychee Pie Recipe

This is a luscious tropical pie of pineapple, banana, and lychee fruits in a rich and flaky crust.

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Creamy Watermelon Panna Cotta Recipe

Wonderfully silky and creamy, this watermelon panna cotta is sweet, refreshing, and bursting with the taste of watermelon.

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Refreshing Honeydew Panna Cotta Recipe

A wonderfully light and tantalizing panna cotta recipe with the fruity refreshing taste of sweet honeydew melon.

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Chocolate, Coffee, and Orange Pavlova With Fruit Garnish Recipe

Pavlova is a delicious, elegant, and easy dessert, and this version of it brings it to another level with orange, coffee, and chocolate cream on top.

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Mouthwatering Mississippi Cake: Fast and Foolproof Recipe

Mississippi cake is a classic chocolate dessert you must try at least once in your life! My steps are foolproof, so success is guaranteed.

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Apple and Poppy Seed Pie: Quick and Easy Recipe

Apple and poppy seed pie is a simple recipe suitable for inexperienced cooks. Made with apple, tinned poppy seed, ready-made puff pastry, sugar and a little spice for flavour.

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Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites Recipe

Have your cookie dough and eat it too! No salmonella risk here.

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Cherry and Red Bean Paste Ice Cream Recipe

This rich creamy and delicious red bean paste and cherry ice cream recipe bursts with a wild fruity flavor that is grounded by a hearty, almost chocolate-like, undercurrent.

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Brown Butter Almond Cake With Plum Variation

Redolent of toasted nuts and light as a feather, this easy-to-make brown butter almond cake will instantly become a firm favourite with your family and friends!

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Everything You Need to Know About Glazing Sweet Desserts

Why do we glaze, and what are the best techniques and recipes? Check out this complete guide.

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Red Bean Paste and Cherry Sesame Balls Recipe

Try this red bean and cherry twist on the classic Chinese sesame balls. Delectable!

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Red Bean Paste and Cherry Bbang: A Korean-Inspired Recipe

These delicious little pastries are elegant and combine together the superb flavors of red bean paste with cherries, mixing wonderfully with sweet bread

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Caramel Orange Angel Food Cake With Mincemeat Recipe

A deliciously beautiful and springy angel food cake with layers of sweet and spice-infused fruity mincemeat and an orange-caramel glaze, dusted lightly with powdered sugar

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Old-Fashioned Nut Cake Recipe

This nut cake is a deliciously easy treat!

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Red Bean Paste Pancake Layer Cake With Cherry Cream Recipe

This extravagant cake uses layers of red bean paste pancakes, cherry-infused whipped cream, and a chocolate ganache to cover it all to make a delicious and wonderfully rich cake whose contrasting flavors work together perfectly.

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Delicious Banana Fritters: A Quick and Easy Dessert Recipe

I have a small banana plantation, which means I always have bananas. This dessert is not only very tasty but quick and easy too.

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Easy Baked Beignets (A “Healthy” Twist on a NOLA Classic)

Nothing says New Orleans like Bourbon Street, jazz, and beignets. Baked beignets are a healthier alternative to the traditional deep-fried pastries.

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Gobs: A Western PA Version of the Amish Whoopie Pie

A gob is known as a whoopie pie everywhere but in the south central/western region of Pennsylvania. It's a small handheld treat that sandwiches a layer of frosting between two chocolate cookie mounds.

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Lord and Lady Baltimore Cakes: History and Recipes

Lord and Lady Baltimore cakes are the fraternal twins of Southern hospitality. Both are cloaked in fluffy white frosting and sandwiched with a boozy fruit filling.

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Creamy Pumpkin and Red Bean Paste Pots de Crème Recipe

Deliciously creamy, rich, and luscious, this pot de crème combines the punchy cinnamon spice of pumpkin butter with the fruity, almost chocolate-like taste of red bean paste, an unlikely pairing that works wonderfully well.

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Easy Peanut Butter Squares With Oats

A quick, delicious snack everyone will love!

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Aromatic Orange Date Angel Food Cake Recipe

A heady and exotic mixture of date and orange makes a light and elegant angel food cake. Topped with date syrup.

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Lemon Berry Cake With Almond Flour and Chia Seeds

This is a no-guilt treat I make for myself. Lemon and berries! What more could you ask for?

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How to Make a Delicious Chocolate Tart

Who doesn't love chocolate tart? I love any dessert, especially one that's made from chocolate. This rich chocolate tart is one of the best desserts I have ever made. It's the perfect sweet treat for you and your family!

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Creamy Soft-Serve White Chocolate Butterscotch and Red Bean Paste Ice Cream Recipe

This deliciously rich, soft, and creamy ice cream recipe combines together red bean paste, white chocolate, and butterscotch into a deeply sweet, almost fruity combination of flavors that is sure to delight any ice cream lover.

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Valentine's Day Truffles: Basic Recipe Plus Four Variations

This easy truffle recipe lets you make multiple truffle flavors out of one basic chocolate recipe. Wow your sweetheart or family members with a box of their favorites.

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Spent Grain Spice Biscuits

Do you know a homebrewer? If they use grains in their brewing tell them not to throw them away or put them on the compost. Share this recipe with them and make some beautifully spiced biscuits that have the texture of a luxury shortbread biscuit.

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Delicious Lemon Loaf With Lemon Glaze and Fresh Berries

This lemon loaf is a soft and moist bread. It's bursting with lemon flavor, topped with a sweet lemon glaze and fresh berries. This quick and easy homemade bread is perfect with a cup of coffee or tea.

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Top 5 Secrets to Perfect Cookies

Here are the top 5 secrets that every baker should know about when striving to make the perfect cookie.