Two cup filled with pear-cranberry crumble, two pears, on a metal plate

Pear-Cranberry Crumble

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.

  • (2)
  • 15 M
  • 55 M
  • 4
A blue glass bowl fill with creamy, white Armagnac ice cream, a snifter of Armagnac behind

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.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
A slice of honey walnut cake, topped with whipped cream and fresh berries.

Honey Walnut Cake

Easy enough for everyday yet sufficiently elegant for anytime you need a little oomph, this honey-inflected walnut cake never disappoints. Ever.

  • (4)
  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 10
Chocolate-Orange Cupcakes

Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

Nothing says loving from the oven more than stunning chocolate cupcakes smothered with even more chocolate in the form of frosting.

  • (2)
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 4
Chocolate Fondue

Chocolate Fondue

A steadfast classic, chocolate fondue just doesn’t let you down when you crave a silken, simple dessert to share. And with dippers galore, it could never be boring. Never.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Egg cup filled with Tahitian cream custard, two vanilla beans, on a pile of sugar

Tahitian Crème Anglaise

This Creme anglaise, a rich custard sauce that can be served hot or cold, is flavored with Tahitian vanilla beans, noted for their intense vanilla flavor.

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  • 25 M
  • 4 H, 35 M
  • 0
Three cookies--two balls, one oblong--with circular and perforations decorations on top on a wire rack

Traveler’s Date Cookies

Popular in Lebanon and Syria, these sweets are rich semolina cookies shaped around a date paste perfumed with orange-flower water and rose water. Delicate.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 4
Rainbow Cookies

Rainbow Cookies

Also known as Neapolitan or Venetian cookies, these vivid cakes are stacked and sliced and dubbed cookies. We can deal.

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  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 24
Profiteroles

Profiteroles

Profiteroles make a rich, elegant dessert. Light puff pastry is filled with vanilla bean ice cream and melted chocolate sauce is drizzled over top.

  • (1)
  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 8