The Best Strawberry Shortcakes

Nothing heralds warm, muggy weather like strawberries. Here, the sweet berries are layered with whipped cream and piled high on cloud-like biscuits.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Chocolate Macarons

Simultaneously creamy and crispy and chewy, these flourless French indulgences make us swoon each and every time, without fail.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 8

Tax Day Drunken Cake

Most of us may need a stiff drink on April 15th, but this cake is loaded with plenty of butter and booze. Consider it a classy alternative to a bottle of vodka.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 0

Jam Tartlets

These jam tartlets are a mouthful of surprises: crisp, buttery crust, tangy jam, and sweet, crumbly streusel. Serve them as a snack or picnic fare.

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  • 3 H, 55 M
  • 11

The New Brooklyn Blackout Cake

This riff on the much-ballyhooed blackout cake from Ebinger’s in Brooklyn, NY, has the same pudding-like filling, the same tender chocolate cake, and the same rich, rich, rich frosting.

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  • 3 H, 40 M
  • 16

Pavlova with Fresh Berries

This flour-free and fancy-free Pavlova knows no religious affiliations, creating a stunning last course for Easter as well as Passover.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 3

Pistachio Petit-Four Cake

Ever wish those dainty petit fours were a little—or a lot—bigger? With this recipe, your wish is granted.

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  • 1 H, 45 M
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Chocolate Bark with Cardamom, Apricots, and Pistachios

Not quite cookies yet not exactly beyond the realm of cookiedom, this imaginative approach to chocolate bark brings a little elegance to the everyday.

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  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 9

Passover Pareve Apple Cake

This cake may be Passover perfect, but thats no reason to make it—to rave reviews—just once a year.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 8

Hazelnut Espresso Cookies

Need an instant something-to-go-with-your-espresso fix? These come together in less than an hour.

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  • 20 M
  • 35 M
  • 0

Raspberry Fool

We’ve no idea where this name came from, as there’s nothing foolish about conjuring a conversation-stopping dessert from just three ingredients. Nothing foolish at all.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 2

Lemon Drizzle Cake

Otherwise known as what’s for dessert tonight, this old-fashioned cake takes its name from a simple, two-ingredient glaze, or drizzle, that yields a crisp, sugary, lemony crust.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 19

Apple Fritters

Fritters, made from thin matchstick slices of apples, are pulled from the oil and sprinkled with sugar.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 3

Brigadeiros

A beloved Brazilian candy, brigadeiros are chewy fudge balls that are rolled in sweet sprinkles, just for good measure.

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  • 40 M
  • 40 M
  • 23
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