A view of the inside of a pecan roll cake with praline mousse and some peach slices on the side.

Pecan Roll Cake with Praline Mousse

A cream cheese-pecan mousse is spread on a sponge cake and the whole thing is rolled up, jelly roll style, called a roulade, for an impressive dessert.

  • (1)
  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 4
Dried fruit and nut cake cut into three slices on a cutting board on marble

Dried Fruit and Nut Cake

Chock-full of crunchy nuts and moist dried fruit, this cake is a taste sensation. May we suggest a choice of apricots, plums, pears, or peaches?

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 18
A bowl of dry-roasted chile peanuts.

Chile Peanuts

Forget plain old peanuts. This titillating take on spiced nuts adds paprika and chili powder without subtracting anything from their beer friendly quotient.

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  • 5 M
  • 35 M
  • 6
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.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 10