Desserts

Far Breton | French Custard Cake

Far Breton | French Custard Cake

Far Breton is a custardy cake similar to a clafouti gilded with rum-soaked prunes and a specialty of Brittany, France. And you know any dessert lovely enough for the French is gonna be something really quite special.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
Chocolate Bread Pudding

Chocolate Bread Pudding

This homey chocolate bread pudding transcends its arguably homey origins of brioche, milk, cream, sugar, eggs, and bittersweet chocolate.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 4
Big glass bowl of layers of vanilla wafer banana pudding topped with sliced bananas, Nilla wafers, and whipped cream

Vanilla Wafer Banana Pudding

Not a lot has changed since you last had this after-school classic. It’s still easy. It’s still quick. And it’s still gosh darned comforting as heck.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 8
Dark Chocolate Cream Pie

Dark Chocolate Cream Pie

Carefully concocted to rely on less sugar than the cloying milk chocolate cream pie of our childhood, this is a far more adult-friendly, yet still spectacularly satisfying, rendition of a classic.

  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 6
Portuguese tea flan with a caramel top and a puddle of caramel on a white plate with blue design

Portuguese Tea Flan

Creamy custard is infused with tea for an unusual take on the classic Portuguese flan. The classic caramel topping gives the dessert its depth and sweetness.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 9
A chocolate cream pie, with a chocolate crumb crust and topped with whipped cream, on a blue background

Chocolate Cream Pie

An Oreo cookie crust is filled with a rich custard made from bittersweet and semisweet chocolate. Vanilla-infused whipped cream is crowned high on top.

  • 35 M
  • 4 H, 15 M
  • 20
One glass dish of orange flan on a lace tablecloth

Spanish Orange Flan

Made from just three ingredients, this classic flan is ridiculously easy to toss together. A tangy, rich, creamy coda to a luxe dinner or a simple brunch.

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  • 10 M
  • 9 H
  • 2
Raspberry Fool

Raspberry Fool

We’ve no idea where this name came from, as there’s nothing foolish about conjuring a conversation-stopping dessert from just three ingredients. Nothing foolish at all.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 2
Serving bowl and small bowl of rice pudding topped with whipped cream, along with spoons on a lace tablecloth

Riz au Lait | French Rice Pudding

Riz au lait is another way of saying French rice pudding. So gosh darn easy and impossible to stop eating that it’s quite possibly the thing we love most about the French.

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Five small tarts filled with orange curd and topped with candied orange slices on a cooling rack

Orange Curd Tartlets

A riff on the classic lemon tart that’s ubiquitous in pâtisseries all across Frances, these orange tartlets are comfort food extraordinaire.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 5 H, 30 M
  • 1
Cranberry-Orange Cheesecake

Cranberry-Orange Cheesecake

Sweetly tart cranberries make an unexpected yet inspired match for this rich, creamy, vanilla-inflected, perfect-for-fall cheesecake. Bye bye, pumpkin pie.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2
Tiramisu

Easy Tiramisu

Everyone’s all talking about the inauguration and we’re just over here helping ourselves to more of this updated version of the classic that’s creamy and boozy and subtly sweet in a perfect sorta way.

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  • 30 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 5
Creme Caramel

Creme Caramel

Similar to flan in its delicate texture, this classic creme caramel is as simple as it is sophisticated. You’d expect nothing less from the French, yes?

  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 4