Katharine Hepburn Brownies

Who knew Katharine Hepburn was as agile at baking as acting? These brownies make us think maybe she missed her true calling.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 25

Pound of Chocolate Cake

True to its name, this dense, brownie-like cake takes its allure from a full pound of chocolate. A hint of cocoa lends even more chocolatey complexity.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H, 10 M
  • 9

Coconut Crème Brûlée Tart

This luscious, silken, gently flavored coconut tart is topped with a delicate burnt-sugar crust that shatters when sliced.

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 45 M
  • 2

Fig, Apricot, and Nut Biscotti

This beauty of a biscotti may seem a descendant of sorts from fruitcake, though it boasts a heck of a lot more allure than its stodgy ancestor.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 13

Mother’s Day Quiche

For Mother’s Day, make mom this rich, creamy quiche, filled with bacon, morel mushrooms, and cheese. She’ll love it—especially when you do the dishes.

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  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 6 H, 45 M
  • 10

Homemade Samoas

These gooey, chewy Samoas are worth every second they take to make seeing as you can have them any time the craving strikes. Uh oh.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 5

Banana Rum Cheesecake with Maple Rum Sauce

If you weren’t the one making this “cheesecake,” you’d probably never guess it’s dairy-free and vegan.

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  • 1 H
  • 5 H, 30 M
  • 2

The Best Strawberry Shortcakes

Nothing heralds warm, muggy weather like strawberries. Here, the sweet berries are layered with whipped cream and piled high on cloud-like biscuits.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Chocolate Macarons

Simultaneously creamy and crispy and chewy, these flourless French indulgences make us swoon each and every time, without fail.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 6

Tax Day Drunken Cake

Most of us may need a stiff drink on April 15th, but this cake is loaded with plenty of butter and booze. Consider it a classy alternative to a bottle of vodka.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 0

Jam Tartlets

These jam tartlets are a mouthful of surprises: crisp, buttery crust, tangy jam, and sweet, crumbly streusel. Serve them as a snack or picnic fare.

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  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 3 H, 55 M
  • 11

Individual Chicken Pot Pies

These pot pies are the ultimate comfort food. Any why not? Creamy chicken and vegetable filling lies in wait beneath a thyme-infused buttery crust.

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  • 2 H, 20 M
  • 4 H
  • 7

The New Brooklyn Blackout Cake

This riff on the much-ballyhooed blackout cake from Ebinger’s in Brooklyn, NY, has the same pudding-like filling, the same tender chocolate cake, and the same rich, rich, rich frosting.

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  • 2 H
  • 3 H, 40 M
  • 12

Shirley’s Mile-High Popovers

Shirley Corriher, the doyenne of all things food science, divulges her secrets for foolproof secrets to gloriously golden popovers.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H, 35 M
  • 5
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