You’re going to feel like a cheat when you serve these obscenely simple tarts to guests. But shhhh. Your secret’s safe with us.
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.
This Southern cake is bursting with fresh apple and spices, while the crunch of pecan adds the right bite. The caramel sauce makes it an over-the-moon dessert.
Surprise is underrated. That’s exactly why we so like this unexpected yet inspired riff on winter squash roasted with maple.
This bread pudding has a decidedly Spanish-Moorish flavor from the orange zest as well as the blood orange caramel sauce. Delicious.
Chocolate crust, chocolate custard filling, ripe Bartlett pears? Need we say more about this incredibly decadent dessert tart?
What makes this apple cake stand out from the rest? The swirl of cream that’s poured on top and baked right in.
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.
In these tarts is a mixture of cream and cream cheese dotted with fresh strawberries and blueberries and dusted with an avalanche of sweetened coconut.
Ruby red raspberries perch atop a mascarpone whipped cream filling, which is nestled in crumbly, buttery tart shells.
The combination of tart, citrusy orange with sweet chocolate in this cake was a big hit at the Barefoot Contessa. And we’re sure it’ll be with you, too.
This luscious, buttery-flavored pound cake is scented with vanilla, almond, lemon, and orange. An apricot filling puts it over the top.
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