Mocha walnut torte on a white plate with 2 pieces sliced and 1 piece missing.

Dorie Greenspan’s Mocha Walnut Torte

A rich walnut torte, that happens to be gluten-free and full of chocolate and coffee flavor, is a perfect dessert for sharing. Especially when covered with rich ganache.

Cranberry upside-down cake with a large piece missing, on a white plate with a serving knife beside it.

Cranberry Upside-Down Cake

Tart and buttery, with a touch of orange liqueur, this cake is a showstopper. And it’s actually easier than it looks. You’re welcome!

Caramelized honey pumpkin pie in slices on dessert plates, each garnished with dollops of whipped cream and pumpkin pie spice.

Caramelized Honey Pumpkin Pie

A Thanksgiving pie for those looking for something different from last year. Brown butter and caramelized honey give pumpkin pie a whole new twist.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving turkey on a platter garnished with figs, oranges, grapes, and sage, beside a carving set.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Turkey

For a more intimate holiday dinner, a smaller turkey cooked in under two hours might be just the thing. Juicy with crispy skin, it’s superb.

Pine nut brittle broken into irregular pieces on a large brown tray.

Pine Nut Brittle

Crunchy, sweet, salty, buttery, and nutty. It comes together in 30 minutes, making it practical to toss together batch after batch for gifts if you get carried away with sampling.

Banoffee pie in a metal pie plate with a quarter of the pie missing.

Banoffee Pie

Banoffee (banana+toffee!) pie is a British classic. And for good reason–it’s absolutely delicious. Sweet, smooth, and topped with peanut butter whipped cream.

Sticky toffee pudding with vanilla ice cream on a white plate with a fork, beside a small bowl of extra toffee sauce.

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sweet, sticky, and classic. What else matters when you’re looking for a traditional dessert that tastes as good as this one does?

Pumpkin pie spice in a glass jar on a wooden cutting board, surrounded by measuring spoons full of various spices.

Pumpkin Pie Spice

Making your own pumpkin pie spice is as easy as dumping some spices you probably already have, into a bowl and stirring them together. No need to run to the store. You’re welcome.