These Florentines have a thin nut crust topped with chewy caramel covered with sliced almonds. Drizzled on top of the Florentines is a zigzag of chocolate.
Lacy crepes, French pancakes, are filled with a creamy bittersweet chocolate sauce and topped with toasted coconut curls and softly mounded whipped cream.
Thick, rich, and decadent, this chocolate cake is soft and pudding-like within, cakey without. Think dessert spoon bread.
This updated version of Devil Dogs is chocolate-y, cake-y cookies sandwiching a creamy, vanilla-y filling.
Sugar cookies flavored with vanilla and orange zest are covered with icing and decorated with sanding sugar and silvery dragees for a Christmas-y look.
Shortbread wedge cookies rife with ginger and lemon zest are baked to a lightly golden then topped with a creamy lemon glaze. A perfect tea treat of dessert.
Sour cherries and apples get a kick from orange juice, cardamon, and cherry liqueur then are rolled up in phyllo dough, sometimes called filo, and baked.
Here the classic French custard with a wallop of ginger in addition to vanilla. On top are blackberries in a sweet-tart sauce.
This lighter version of bread pudding uses brioche, has a minty-lemon flavor, and is bursting with deep-purple baked blueberries.
There’s a double whammy of chocolate in these sweet treats: chocolate cookies studded with chunks of chocolate and sprinkled with sea salt.
Creamy, tart lemon curd is lightened with whipped cream, spread on a large crispy meringue, rolled up like a jelly roll, and served with fresh fruit.
For a summer lunch or a simple supper dish with a salad, this basil-custard tart topped with fresh tomatoes is a versatile addition to anyone’s repertoire.
A Zuni Cafe specialty, these little cheese puff sandwiches are filled with bacon, tender baby greens, and peppery pickled onions. Perfect as an hors d’oeuvre.
This lofty cake is so crammed full of chocolate and butter, there’s no room for flour–though we made sure to leave space for ample swoops of softly whipped cream.
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