The Essential New York Times Cookbook

David Eyre’s Pancake

Also called a Dutch baby, this pancake makes for a dramatic-looking breakfast and dessert. Baked in the oven, the pancake poufs up—toasty and high. Ahhh!

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 6
Portuguese Orange Olive-Oil Cake Recipe

Orange-Olive Oil Cake

This boldly flavored classic Portuguese cake with an unforgettable crumb smacks of citrus in a way that no other cake can. The secret? A fruity olive oil, winter oranges, and this recipe.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 268
Chinese-Five-Spice Chocolate Chiffon Cake Recipe

Chinese Five-Spice Chocolate Chiffon Cake

Chinese five-spice powder adds sass to this chocolate chiffon cake. Oh, and the lappable drizzle of chocolate certainly doesn’t hurt.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 55 M
  • 14
Love Food

Sour Cream Apple PIe

Love food is food you cook for the one you love. Not just lobster and Champagne. The day-to-day stuff, too. As David finds, after 17 years with The One, they’ve still got it.

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  • 50 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 75
Drunken Apple Cake Recipe

Drunken Apple Cake | Kuchen Borracho

A boozy keeper of a cake, this recipe takes its title from a shot of rum, its compelling taste from ample butter, eggs, and cream, and its inimitable texture from layer after layer of apples.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 79
Bachelor's Jam Recipe

Bachelor’s Jam

This boozy mix of in-season fruits steeped in sugar and liquor makes a really swell holiday gift. Who wouldn’t love that?

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  • 30 M
  • 4
Apple Sorbet Recipe

Apple Sorbet with Ginger

Pretty in pink is this lovely sorbet, thanks to the inclusion of the entire apple, blush red peel included, as well as a little Geürztraminer for sweet sophistication.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 2
Blackberry Apple Brown Betty

Blackberry and Apple Brown Betty

We don’t know who this Betty person is, but her brown Betty recipe is just the sort of sassy, sweet-tart dessert that’s perfect for early autumn.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 10
Rich Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe

Rich Vanilla Ice Cream

Vanilla ice cream is de rigueur for lazy summer days. This luscious lovely is adaptable, so it can be uber-rich or not. Either way, the vanilla shines through.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 13
Tomato Sorbet Recipe

Summer Tomato Sorbet

Heirloom tomatoes go on ice for this simple yet elegant sorbet. Use yellow, red, orange, or purple fruit, but my all means, make this sorbet.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 0
Saint Phanourios’s Cake Recipe

Saint Phanourios’s Cake

Bake this cake in honor of Phanourious, the patron saint of lost objects, and you just might find something you never knew was missing.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 56
Fresh Fig and Raspberry Tart

Fresh Fig and Raspberry Tart with Honey

Fresh figs, raspberries, and almonds take on a French accent in this stunning company’s-coming dessert. An indulgent drizzle of honey takes the cake, er, tart.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 0
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