About David Lebovitz

David Lebovitz

David Lebovitz is a food writer and author. His first book, the best-selling Room For Dessert, was honored as a finalist for an IACP/KitchenAid Cookbook Award. His highly-praised second book, Ripe For Dessert, features sensational delicious classic and contemporary desserts with fruit. The Great Book of Chocolate is the ultimate guide to the new and exciting world of chocolate. The Perfect Scoop is the best-selling guide to ice cream and frozen desserts and contains hundred of recipes for ice creams, sorbets, and granites. His latest book, The Sweet Life in Paris, is a food-based memoir, filled with humorous and delicious stories about Paris with French-inspired recipes that are both sweet and savory. David has been living in Paris since 2002. @davidlebovitz

A white ramekin filled with a partially eaten double chocolate souffle and a spoon resting inside

Double Chocolate Soufflés

Individual dark chocolate soufflés that are gluten-free with a little grown-up sass in the form of a whiskey splash in the batter. Recipe courtesy of David Lebovitz.

  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 5
Green Tea Ice Cream

Green Tea Ice Cream

Get a load of this stunning scoop! The silken ice cream has a vibrant sea-green shade that’s as distinctive as its nuanced and vaguely tea-y taste.

  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 8
Apricot Tart

Apricot Tart

Sweet but not too sweet, this simple summer dessert is essentially the French take on fruit crumble. God, we love the French.

  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 13
A shallow white dish filled with coffee creme brulee, with a spoon resting inside.

Coffee Crème Brûlée

“I’ve actually had friends lift their gratin dish and lick it clean—right at the table!” says David Lebovitz. Uh, we’ll have one of those.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 2 H
  • 10
Toasted Coconut Ice Cream

Toasted Coconut Ice Cream

Toasted coconut is swirled through vanilla ice cream rich with egg custard. The coconut, deepened because it’s toasted, beats anything from Good Humor.

  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 25
4 black bottom cupcakes with chocolate cake and cream cheese center on a rack, one split open

Black Bottom Cupcakes

These chocolate, deep-red devil’s food cupcakes are filled with an irresistible dollop of creamy cheesecake. Just what the kid in each of us craves.

  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 18