Purple Plum Torte Recipe

Say hello to the most requested recipe of the New York Times. This plum torte by Marian Burros appeared in the food section a total of twelve times. Translation: a real winner.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 26

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

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

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 | 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
  • 81

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 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 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

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

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

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
  • 58

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

Apricot Blackberry Cobbler

Given this cobbler’s delicately sweet filling and crumbly, flaky topping, our search for the perfect cobbler ends here—and, we dare say, so will yours.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 3

Funnel Cakes

No, these aren’t the cloyingly sweet, belly-achingly greasy funnel cakes from your childhood. They’re infinitely better. But they still bring back memories. Boy, do they ever.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2
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