Desserts

One-bowl blueberry buckle in a metal loaf pan cooling on a wire rack, with a pink bowl filled with buckle and a scoop of ice cream.

One-Bowl Blueberry Buckle

Blueberry buckle is so easy to make but so hard to forget. Seriously–crispy edges, jammy blueberries, and tender cake in between. It’s perfection.

Pecan tassies in close-up, piled on top of each other.

Pecan Tassies

Here’s another recipe for those of you that desire a higher crust to filling ratio. Tassies are really just tiny pecan pies, y’all.

Caramel apple slab pie in a large metal sheet pan, on a wire rack with a pie knife.

Caramel Apple Slab Pie

If your biggest complaint about pie is that there’s never enough, have we got a surprise for you. A big ole apple pie, made on a sheet pan. Craving solved.

Seven dirt bombs on a wire rack over a baking sheet and a bowl of cinnamon sugar with one dirt bomb in it.

Dirt Bombs

These wonders of wonders are irresistible cakey donuts baked in muffin tins that are spiked with nutmeg and cardamom and rolled in melted butter and cinnamon sugar.

Armagnac ice cream in a metal tin, with 3 scoops and an ice cream scoop.

Armagnac Ice Cream

A clean-flavored ice cream laced with Armagnac is a perfect companion to fall fruits like plums, prunes, pears, and figs but adds a nice finish to summer meals.

Vegan chocolate cupcakes, half frosted with vegan chocolate frosting, on a wire rack beside a bowl of frosting.

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

Vegan chocolate cupcakes. So scrumptious and deep dark chocolatey that no one’s even going to notice they’re vegan. Swear.

Maple pumpkin pie slices on 3 plates, topped with whipping cream. Flanked by a napkin, a cup of coffee, and a bowl of whipping cream.

Maple Pumpkin Pie

This is just about as traditional as tradition gets. Save for the slight plot twist of maple syrup. Intrigued? You should be.