Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies with Heath Bars and Pecans

Not too fudgy and not too cakey, these brownies strike just the right balance of perfectly overindulgent.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0

Orange and Cream Cake

This orange and cream cake will remind you of a Creamsicle. Just one bite of the intense orange cake and orange-cream frosting is addictive. A great cake.

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  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 5 H
  • 6

Pecan Praline Bites

Is anything simpler than tossing pecans with sugar, cream, and vanilla and then baking them to perfection? Nah.

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  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 0

Pears Poached in Mead

Meaty pears are sweeter when poached in mead infused with cinnamon and orange zest. The perfect accompaniment: mascarpone and a good stinky blue cheese.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Meringue Cups with Lime Cream and Fresh Berries

With its crown of berries, tart lime cream filling, and crunchy meringue base, this dessert looks like it could’ve come straight from a tony Paris patisserie.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 3 H
  • 1

Homemade Marshmallows

Once you make homemade marshmallows, there’s no going back to those bags of white, spongy, chemically, jet-puffed things.

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  • 50 M
  • 50 M
  • 3

Pear Sorbet

Nothing but fresh pears, sugar, water, and a bit of grappa is what makes this sorbet so refreshing and pure.

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  • 40 M
  • 2 H, 40 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

Cream Puffs with Pearl Sugar

These cream puffs, called chouquettes, are infused with orange-flower water and freckled with sugar. Serve them as an after-school snack, as the do in France.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Indonesia Spice Cake

This butter-rich spice cake, flavored with cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves and known as spekkuk is an inheritance from Holland’s colonization of Indonesia.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 1

Lemon-Ginger Angel Food and Raspberry-Sorbet Cake

Homemade frozen raspberry sorbet and whipped cream are layered between the lemon and ginger flavored angel food cake halves. Top with fresh raspberries.

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  • 50 M
  • 4 H
  • 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

Danish Chocolate-Streusel Coffee Cake

This almond-speckled chocolate-filled coffee cake is ideal for breakfast, but it also makes a great holiday treat.

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  • 50 M
  • 4 H
  • 2

Apricot-Pistachio-Lemon Coffee Cake

This cake is actually something of a misnomer, seeing as how nicely it plays with so many sippables beyond just coffee.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 4
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