A popular ingredient in many confections, candied orange peel is also delicious eaten plain or dipped in chocolate.
Nothing but classic blueberry betty here but with one unorthodox but welcome ingredient. (Hint: It’s brioche.)
These crunchy biscotti have a sprightly flavor thanks to fresh lemon zest, lemon oil, and a good splash of lemon-flavored vodka. A perfect snack or dessert.
Tart, sweet, and tangy, these lemon bars have a cookie crust and light dusting of powder sugar for a perfect balance of flavors.
Sweet and sour, chewy and crumbly, these easy and almost elegant bars are altogether appropriate for a little afternoon procrastination.
A gorgeous dessert, this almond cake has a rich, buttery flavor and toasted almond topping. Serve with strawberry-rhubarb compote or seasonal fruit.
These pineapple muffins are like individual pineapple upside-down cakes. Perfect for breakfast or dessert or anytime in between.
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.
Spicy and flavorful with a moist, pudding-like texture, this apple cake from Edna Lewis is truly easy—just stir together by hand.
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.
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