Subtle citrus notes in this dark-chocolate tart come from pink grapefruit and blood orange zest. Jasmine tea-infused cream adds an exotic touch.
Small, creamy cupcakes filled with the sweet-tart flavor of key limes are topped with a swirl of lime whipped cream. These are great for parties or birthdays.
These pears are poached long enough to absorb the lemon-y liquid, giving them a tender and buttery texture. Bosc pears hold their shape best when cooked.
Far Breton, a specialty of Brittany, France, is a custardy cake similar to a clafouti filled with rum-soaked prunes. Far Breton is great with tea.
The flavor of sweet-tart blackberries are complemented by the zing of orange juice and the depth of Cointreau in this creamy, lick-the-dish-worthy mousse.
Squares of homemade puff pastry (or store-bought if you want to save time), sandwich sliced bananas and a rich walnut caramel sauce. Whip creams sits on top.
Layers of delicate ladyfingers alternate with espresso-and-liqueur laced chocolate mousse. Drizzled over scoops of the cake is a lovely vanilla custard cream.
Hailing from Egypt, this cinnamon-tinged custard is speckled with almonds and pistachios and sits on a raft of puff pastry. Elegant and surprisingly easy.
Crisp, delicate puffs are split in half, filled with an airy toasted walnut pastry cream, then sprinkled with powdered sugar. How Italian.
Bomboloni are the yeast doughnuts found in many a Florentine cafe. Simple to make, irresistible to eat, they make for a glorious dessert.
Layers of thick, creamy chocolate mousse and smooth coffee mousse alternate with crumbles of walnut brownies and are topped off with dollops of whipped cream.
A simple and delightful dessert. Everyone loves cheesecake, and here lavender adds a touch of summer elegance. On top are strawberries steeped in lime.
This bread pudding is heavenly and sinful all at once. It uses a dense egg bread that sets into a creamy custard. Inside are chocolate layers and raisins.
This vanilla cake is brightened with lemon zest and topped with a fine wreath of caramelized pears. Warm vanilla custard is poured over each wedge.
For this tart, a shortbread cookie crust cradles a sweet sour-cream custard and peach slices. A trip to the oven makes everything irresistibly golden.
An Oreo cookie crust is filled with a rich custard made from bittersweet and semisweet chocolate. Vanilla-infused whipped cream is crowned high on top.