Cornelia Walker Bailey’s Pear Bread

Spice bread. Tea cake. Quick bread. Whatever you call it, this recipe has pedigree–and you don’t need to know its geneology to know this. One taste tells all.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 9

Mini Key Lime Cheesecakes

Junior’s famous cheesecake in miniature. As if that wasn’t enough, it’s embellished with lime mousse. Wee and wonderful.

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  • 45 M
  • 5 H
  • 0

Lemon Poached Pears with Lemon Cream

These pears are poached long enough to absorb the lemon-y liquid, giving them a tender and buttery texture. Bosc pears hold their shape best when cooked.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 0

Mango Gelato

A cousin to ice cream, this pale dessert belies a vibrant richness that’s deserving of any dinner party.

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  • 20 M
  • 3 H, 20 M
  • 0

Blueberry Ice Cream

Seeing as blueberries are so darn good for you, one could argue that this rich, creamy ice cream ought to be a summer staple.

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  • 20 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 0

Upside-Down Caramelized Apple Tart

This upside-down tart, also know in French as tart Tatin, is filled with golden apples covered in a deep caramel that sit atop a flaky, buttery crust.

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  • 1 H
  • 2 H
  • 0

Prune Rum Custard Cake

Far Breton, a specialty of Brittany, France, is a custardy cake similar to a clafouti filled with rum-soaked prunes. Far Breton is great with tea.

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 0

Blackberry Mousse

The flavor of sweet-tart blackberries are complemented by the zing of orange juice and the depth of Cointreau in this creamy, lick-the-dish-worthy mousse.

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  • 15 M
  • 20 M
  • 1

Banana Napoleons with Caramel Walnut Sauce

Squares of homemade puff pastry (or store-bought if you want to save time), sandwich sliced bananas and a rich walnut caramel sauce. Whip creams sits on top.

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  • 1 H
  • 4 H, 45 M
  • 0

Marbled Lemon–Blueberry Butter Cake

Lemon and blueberry star in this cake. Blueberry preserve fills the cake and is swirled through the batter. The cake is also iced with a lemon buttercream frosting.

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  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 2 H
  • 2

Dried Fruit and Nut Cake

Chock-full of crunchy nuts and moist dried fruit, this cake is a taste sensation. May we suggest a choice of apricots, plums, pears, or peaches?

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 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
  • 0

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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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

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
  • 25 M
  • 0
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