Black and White Chocolate Cake with Crème Anglaise

Layers of delicate ladyfingers alternate with espresso-and-liqueur laced chocolate mousse. Drizzled over scoops of the cake is a lovely vanilla custard cream.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H
  • 2

Baked Almond Custard with Cinnamon

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.

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  • 25 M
  • 50 M
  • 0

Saint Joseph’s Day Cream Puffs | Sfinci di San Giuseppe

Maybe on St. Joseph Day we all ought to be Catholic seeing as the proper way to celebrate is indulging in crisp puffs filled with toasted walnut pastry cream.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 3 H, 45 M
  • 2

Florentine Doughnuts with Vanilla Custard | Bomboloni con Crema di Vaniglia

Bomboloni are the yeast doughnuts found in many a Florentine cafe. Simple to make, irresistible to eat, they make for a glorious dessert.

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  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 3 H, 35 M
  • 1

Cranberry-Orange Cheesecake with Chocolate Crust

Sweetly tart cranberries make an unexpected yet inspired match for this rich, creamy, vanilla-inflected, perfect-for-fall cheesecake. Bye bye, pumpkin pie.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0

Four-Star Chocolate Bread Pudding

This homey bread pudding transcends its arguably homey origins of brioche, milk, cream, sugar, eggs, and bittersweet chocolate.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0

Chocolate Brownie Mousse

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.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 5 H, 30 M
  • 0

Lavender Yogurt Cheesecake with Kaffir Lime-Flavored Strawberries

A simple and delightful dessert. Everyone loves cheesecake, and here lavender adds a touch of summer elegance. On top are strawberries steeped in lime.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 0

Challah Pudding with Chocolate, Raisins, and Vanilla Cream

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.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0

Pear and Vanilla Cake with Custard

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.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0

Peach Cream Tart

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.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 2

Chocolate Cream Pie

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.

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  • 35 M
  • 4 H, 15 M
  • 8

Chocolate Rice Pudding

How French women don’t get fat on this creamy rice pudding full of milk and dark chocolate is beyond us. We guess it’s portion control.

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  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 0

Hot Chocolate Puddings

These just-the-right-size cakes have a crisp, brownie-like surface, a moist, pudding-like center, and, lurking beneath, a blissful pool of fudge sauce.

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  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 17
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