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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Chocolate-Filled Phyllo Triangles

These triangles are like a crunchy pain au chocolat, with phyllo replacing the yeasted dough. Dab a little raspberry jam on top of the chocolate before folding.

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Chocolate French Mousse Cake

This fudge-like mousse cake pushes the opulence barometer right to the edge. A cinnamon nut crust holds a 1 1/2 pounds of bittersweet chocolate mousse.

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  • 30 M
  • 4 H
  • 2

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
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Viennese Vanilla Crescents

A holiday cookie if we ever saw one, these buttery, nutty cookies have a simple yet satiating flavor revealed with the first bite.

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  • 4 H
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Kugelhopf

Part bread, part cake, kugelhopf is made like brioche, but not as rich. This one is studded with raisins and brushed with a butter and dusted with sugar.

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  • 35 M
  • 7 H, 35 M
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Milk Chocolate-Wafer and Chai-Ice Cream Dots

A frozen version of your favorite chai drink. It’s flavored with black tea, ginger, cardamom, cloves, and cinnamon. On top and bottom are discs of chocolate.

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White Chocolate-Grapefruit Mousse with Chocolate Phyllo

Layers of crispy phyllo, or filo, painted with a cocoa powder-butter mixture, make the perfect bread for this stacked dessert sandwich filled with mousse.

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Banana and Pecan Flambé

Vanilla ice cream is topped with glazed banana slices and toasted pecans. An orange liqueur syrup flavored with cinnamon and coconut is drizzled over it all.

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  • 25 M
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Chocolate Sesame Balls

A sweet, gluten-free rice flour dough makes a snug casing for dark chocolate molded into a ball shape. The balls are coated in sesame seeds and then deep-fried.

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  • 40 M
  • 50 M
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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
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Brown Sugar–Ice Cream Chocolate Roulade

Brown-sugar ice cream is spiraled between a bittersweet chocolate cake like a jelly roll. Ladled on top is a sumptuous coffee-caramel sauce.

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  • 10 H
  • 4

Lemon-Buttermilk Pudding Cake with Berries

Sweet-tart lemon infuses this soft pudding cake. On top is a sweet vanilla whipped cream and a tumble of fresh in-season berries. A great summer dessert.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 4

Banana Fritters

In this African treat, bananas play the starring role in a simple, crispy fritter that makes a great dessert or sweet snack. Like all fritters,

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