Alice Medrich strikes again with this flaky, buttery crust filled with rich chocolate custard infused with a hint of espresso.
Smooth goat cheese, colorful roasted beets, and walnuts speckle this creamy, quiche-like tart–all of which is nestled in a flaky buttery crust.
Spicy and flavorful with a moist, pudding-like texture, this apple cake from Edna Lewis is truly easy—just stir together by hand.
This bread pudding has a decidedly Spanish-Moorish flavor from the orange zest as well as the blood orange caramel sauce. Delicious.
Chocolate crust, chocolate custard filling, ripe Bartlett pears? Need we say more about this incredibly decadent dessert tart?
What makes this apple cake stand out from the rest? The swirl of cream that’s poured on top and baked right in.
There’s nothing like fresh spicy gingerbread. This gingerbread cake is made with grated and ground ginger, cloves, and cinnamon for a rounded taste.
Dead-ripe pears and sweet-tart dried cranberries are the stars of this fruit crumble. The topping is an old-fashioned mix of oatmeal, brown sugar, and butter.
Chinese Five-spice cookies, basically sugar cookies perfumed with Chinese five-spice powder, are a great tea partner. The cookies can stand up to dunking.
The name says it all. Italian chocolate biscotti gilded with chocolate chips and drizzled with chocolate glaze. Thrice as nice.
Easy enough for everyday yet sufficiently elegant for anytime you need a little oomph, this honey-inflected walnut cake never disappoints. Ever.
Want oohs and aahs at the table? Here’s your answer. Three layers of impossibly light and airy walnut cake. You’re welcome.
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