About David Lebovitz

David Lebovitz

David Lebovitz is a food writer and author. His first book, the best-selling Room For Dessert, was honored as a finalist for an IACP/KitchenAid Cookbook Award. His highly-praised second book, Ripe For Dessert, features sensational delicious classic and contemporary desserts with fruit. The Great Book of Chocolate is the ultimate guide to the new and exciting world of chocolate. The Perfect Scoop is the best-selling guide to ice cream and frozen desserts and contains hundred of recipes for ice creams, sorbets, and granites. His latest book, The Sweet Life in Paris, is a food-based memoir, filled with humorous and delicious stories about Paris with French-inspired recipes that are both sweet and savory. David has been living in Paris since 2002.

Apricot Tart Recipe

Apricot Tart | Tarte Crumble aux Abricots

Sweet but not too sweet, this simple summer dessert is the French version of le crumble. God, we love the French.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
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Fresh Fig and Raspberry Tart

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
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Robert's Absolute Best Brownies

Robert’s Absolute Best Brownies

Absolute best? You tell us. It’s a pretty pretentious name, yet these rich, chewy, chocolate-y brownie bombs from David Lebovitz just may deserve it.

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  • 15 M
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  • 122
Toasted Coconut Ice Cream Recipe

Toasted Coconut Ice Cream

Toasted coconut is swirled through vanilla ice cream rich with egg custard. The coconut, deepened because it’s toasted, beats anything from Good Humor.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 19
Nectarine Sorbet Recipe

Nectarine Sorbet

This rosy nectarine sorbet can be made even more special by the addition of a tipple of red wine and scoops of fresh berries and just sliced nectarines.

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  • 20 M
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  • 0
Green Tea Ice Cream

Green Tea Ice Cream

Get a load of this stunning scoop! This silken ice cream has a vibrant sea-green shade that’s as distinctive as its nuanced, vaguely tea-y taste.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 8
Challah Pudding with Chocolate, Raisins, and Vanilla Cream Recipe

Challah Pudding with Chocolate, Raisins, and Vanilla Cream

This bread pudding is heavenly and sinful all at once. It uses a dense egg bread that sets into a creamy custard. Inside are chocolate layers and raisins.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0
Double Chocolate Souffles Recipe

Double Chocolate Soufflé

Made from the best bittersweet chocolate you can find, these mini souffles from David Lebovitz are an elegant end to dinner.

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  • 20 M
  • 35 M
  • 3
Chocolate Sauerkraut Cake Recipe

Chocolate Sauerkraut Cake with Chocolate Glaze

No, you can’t taste the sauerkraut in this recipe from bakers David Lebovitz and Maida Heatter. Honest. We swear.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 0
Black-Bottom Cupcakes Recipe

Black Bottom Cupcakes

These chocolate, deep-red devil’s food cupcakes are filled with an irresistible dollop of creamy cheesecake. Just what the kid in each of us craves.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 11
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