Apricot Cherry Coconut Bar

Apricot-Cherry Coconut Bars

Sweet and sour, chewy and crumbly, these easy and almost elegant bars are altogether appropriate for a little afternoon procrastination.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0
A nine layer butterscotch cake with one slice being removed from it.

Thankful Butterscotch Cake

What’s with the thankfulness, you ask? For starters, this sleek, sophisticated, tender-crumbed cake smothered in butterscotch and stacked to the heavens.

  • (6)
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 39
Slices of a chocolate mousse cake on a glass cake stand with fruit compote on the side

Ultimate Chocolate Marquise

It doesn’t get much chocolate-y than this chilled dessert. Bittersweet chocolate, eggs, butter, and Cognac are beaten than lightened with whipped egg whites.

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  • 25 M
  • 6 H, 25 M
  • 0
4 black bottom cupcakes with chocolate cake and cream cheese center on a rack, one split open

Black Bottom Cupcakes

These chocolate, deep-red devil’s food cupcakes are filled with an irresistible dollop of creamy cheesecake. Just what the kid in each of us craves.

  • (1)
  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 18
Baked Alaska--a dome of coconut sorbet and chocolate ice cream covered in meringue that has been browned

Baked Alaska

Strata of coconut sorbet and chocolate ice cream are slathered in a spiky meringue then the Alaska is slid into the oven to toast the outside.

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  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 0
Barefoot Contessa Baba au Rhum

Barefoot Contessa Baba au Rhum

This classic French dessert is an eggy cake that’s studded with currant, soaked with a vanilla-rum sauce and brushed with an apricot glaze.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 45 M
  • 0
English Trifle with Pears and Dried Cherries

English Trifle with Dried Cherries

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.

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  • 50 M
  • 6 H
  • 2
Mocha tart with cocoa and powdered sugar sprinkled on top on a blue plate

Warm Mocha Tart

Alice Medrich strikes again with this flaky, buttery crust filled with rich chocolate custard infused with a hint of espresso.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 7
Apple Cake with Caramel Glaze

Apple Cake with Caramel Glaze

Spicy and flavorful with a moist, pudding-like texture, this apple cake from Edna Lewis is truly easy—just stir together by hand.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 7
A pile of ricotta-sweet potato beignets dusted with confectioners' sugar on a white plate.

Ricotta-Sweet Potato Beignets

These doughnuts have a wonderful crisp gold-brown crust and tender insides, like a dessert version of hush puppies.

  • (1)
  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 4