Desserts

A spoon lifting a scoop of dessert from a double chocolate pots de creme.

Double Chocolate Pots de Creme

Luxury is two kinds of chocolate. One is a soft, cool custard; the other is dark, warm, and smooth. Rich and creamy, they’re exquisite.

Two parfait-style serving dishes filled with raspberry fool, and topped with fresh raspberries.

Raspberry Fool

A luxurious and super simple dessert with a subtle sweetness and a lovely tanginess. Perfect for those extra soft berries.

Three glass bowls filled with coffee mousse sprinkled with nuts, on a

Whipped Coffee Mousse

A lovely coffee-flavored dessert that’s reminiscent of tiramisu but much, much easier. Coffee, ricotta, heavy cream, and amaretti make it possible.

A white bowl filled with panna cotta with peaches, garnished with thyme and a spoon resting inside.

Panna Cotta with Peaches

This panna cotta has the most luscious of textures. How to best explain it? Hmmm. It’s sorta like swooping velvet over your tongue.

A slice of peach cream tart garnished with a mint sprig on a white plate with a fork, and a glass of milk in the background.

Peach Cream Tart

In this Paula Deen tart, a shortbread cookie crust cradles a sweet sour-cream custard and peach slices. A spell in the oven makes everything irresistibly golden.

A mint julep panna cotta in a blue bowl, garnished with mint sprigs and a silver spoon scooping it.

Mint Julep Panna Cotta

This mint julep panna cotta has all the minty essence of the classic cocktail but in a creamy dessert. A Kentucky Derby must.

A dark chocolate cream pie partially covered with whipped cream and a knife and a bowl of whipped cream on the side.

Dark Chocolate Cream Pie

Not so cloyingly sweet than the chocolate cream pie of our childhood, this dark chocolate beauty is a spectacularly satisfying remake of a classic.

Four individual servings of cardamom panna cotta with rhubarb on a serving tray.

Cardamom Panna Cotta with Rhubarb

A lovely and light refresher with a tangy topping, steeped with warming cardamom. Easier to make than you might think, this elegant panna cotta is a simple stunner.

A serving of easy tiramisu on a white plate with a spoon resting on the side and a shot of espresso in the background.

Easy Tiramisu

Everyone’s all talking about politics 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.