About Karla Cyr, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Karla Cyr has tested.

Low-Calore Green Goddess Dip

Svelte Green Goddess Dip

This evocatively named dip isn’t the same as the one of yore. It’s got the same sumptuous taste, the same creamy texture, the same luminous color, just not the same calorie count.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 7
Challah Recipe

Challah Recipe

As buttery and airy as brioche but with a far weightier responsibility than its breakfast chum, challah ensures a sweet new year in Jewish tradition. We’ll break bread to that.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 15 M
  • 12
Apricot Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

Apricot Blackberry Cobbler

Given this cobbler’s delicately sweet filling and crumbly, flaky topping, our search for the perfect cobbler ends here—and, we dare say, so will yours.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 3
Cinnamon Gelato Recipe

Cinnamon Gelato

Cinnamon is the solo act in this sophisticated but simple gelato. Creamy, indulgent, and complex tasting, this gelato is sure to become a new favorite.

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  • 40 M
  • 7 H
  • 3
Amy's Bread Hot Cross Buns Recipe

Hot Cross Buns Recipe

Traditionally sold on Good Friday, hot cross buns are little currant-filled rolls that are slightly sweet, mildly spicy, and richly tender with milk and eggs.

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 1
Spicy Tomato Blue Cheese Soup Recipe

Spicy Tomato and Blue Cheese Soup

This spicy tomato soup gets its heat from Thai Sriracha sauce and depth from blue cheese. San Marzano tomatoes are used, so the soup can be made anytime.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 19
Gingerbread Pancakes Recipe

Gingerbread Pancakes

Gingerbread pancakes, a perfect holiday treat, are filled with warm spices, including ginger. Gingerbread pancakes are a unique weekend breakfast.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 45 M
  • 6
Lemon Pull-Apart Coffee Cake Recipe

Lemon Pull-Apart Coffee Cake Recipe

“Absolutely the best thing I’ve put in my mouth in a long time!” That’s what folks are saying about this buttery, citrusy coffee cake.

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 45 M
  • 76
Sokoto Moelleux au Chocolat Recipe

Molten Chocolate Cake

This french molten chocolate cake flows seductive when cut into with a fork. A cinch to make, this molten chocolate cake is an elegant, impressive dessert.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 3
Sweet Potato, Golden Raisin, and Cranberry Strudel Recipe

Sweet Potato and Golden Raisin Strudel

This strudel, filled with sweet potato, raisins, and cranberry, is a great lunch or side. Phyllo makes the strudel a cinch to make. Serve the strudel warm.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 2
Apple Dumplings Recipe

Apple Dumplings

Apple dumplings are a bit homier than the typical apple pie or tart and very easy to make. These apple dumplings are glazed and burst with apple flavor.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 1
Falafel with Tahini Sauce Recipe

Falafel with Tahini Sauce

Falafel with tahini sauce is one of the best-known Middle Eastern foods. The falafel are packed with herbs and the tangy tahini sauce has the right kick.

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  • 35 M
  • 50 M
  • 2