A Valencian orange tart with slices of oranges in a circular pattern in a pastry crust

Valencian Orange Tart

This tart is citrus-packed. Thin-skinned oranges are arranged in a flower pattern in a buttery crust that’s brushed with orange marmalade then baked until soft.

Ricotta Fritters

Ricotta Fritters

Warm ricotta fritters for dessert provides a delicious end to a weekend brunch. Serve with seasonal fruit or drizzled with honey or maple syrup.

Self-Saucing Chocolate Pudding

Hot Chocolate Puddings

These just-the-right-size cakes have a crisp, brownie-like surface, a moist, pudding-like center, and, lurking beneath, a blissful pool of fudge sauce.

Individual rustic apple tart with the crust folded over a filling of sliced apples on a flowered plate

Rustic Apple Tarts

Thin slices of Golden Delicious apples are spiraled in a buttery, free-form tart for a quick and easy dessert for family and friends.

An individual cherry-chocolate creme brulee with a spoon resting in it.

Cherry-Chocolate Creme Brulee

A cackled crust of caramelized sugar covers a sensually sinful, silky custard flavored with dark chocolate that complements the sour cherries inside.

Mango with Lime and Vanilla Syrup

Mango with Lime and Vanilla Syrup

Savor this light dessert of mango, lime, and vanilla as is; whir it in a blender for a frosty treat; or start the morning by having it dressed with yogurt.

A Barefoot Contessa baba au rhum on a white plate, topped with whipped cream.

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.

A pot of 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.