Homemade Sno Balls

Fashioned from chocolate cake, filled and frosted with meringue, and festooned in a feathery pink coconut boa, these are the real deal.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H
  • 45

Barefoot Contessa Baba au Rhum

This classic French dessert is an eggy cake that’s studded with currant, soaked with a vanilla-rum sauce and brushed with an apricot glaze.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 45 M
  • 0

Devil’s Food Cake with Seven-Minute Icing and Coconut

Three layers of dark chocolate cake are filling and surrounded by a seven-minute frosting. The finish: sweetened coconut. This is a perfect birthday cake.

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  • 1 H
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 2

English Trifle with Dried Cherries

Trifle, a layered dessert of sponge or pound cake, creme Anglaise, fruit and fresh whipped cream, has been showing up at Christmas dinners for centuries.

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  • 50 M
  • 6 H
  • 2

Warm Mocha Tart

Alice Medrich strikes again with this flaky, buttery crust filled with rich chocolate custard infused with a hint of espresso.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 5

Apple Cake with Caramel Glaze

Spicy and flavorful with a moist, pudding-like texture, this apple cake from Edna Lewis is truly easy—just stir together by hand.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0

Sweet Pumpkin with Walnuts

Surprise is underrated. That’s exactly why we so like this unexpected yet inspired riff on winter squash roasted with maple.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 4

Bread Pudding with Orange Caramel Sauce

This bread pudding has a decidedly Spanish-Moorish flavor from the orange zest as well as the blood orange caramel sauce. Delicious.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 0

Pear-and-Chocolate Tart

Chocolate crust, chocolate custard filling, ripe Bartlett pears? Need we say more about this incredibly decadent dessert tart?

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 0

Super Moist Apple Cake

What makes this apple cake stand out from the rest? The swirl of cream that’s poured on top and baked right in.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 6

Fresh-Ginger Gingerbread with Soft Cream

There’s nothing like fresh spicy gingerbread. This gingerbread cake is made with grated and ground ginger, cloves, and cinnamon for a rounded taste.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 0

Ricotta-Sweet Potato Beignets

These doughnuts have a wonderful crisp gold-brown crust and tender insides, like a dessert version of hush puppies.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 4

Pear-Cranberry Crumble

Dead-ripe pears and sweet-tart dried cranberries are the stars of this fruit crumble. The topping is an old-fashioned mix of oatmeal, brown sugar, and butter.

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  • 15 M
  • 55 M
  • 0

Chinese Five-Spice Cookies

Chinese Five-spice cookies, basically sugar cookies perfumed with Chinese five-spice powder, are a great tea partner. The cookies can stand up to dunking.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 10
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