About Gale Gand

Gale Gand

Gale Gand is the founding pastry chef and a partner at Chicago's celebrated Tru restaurant, where she has won numerous James Beard Awards for her work. She's also the author of more than half a dozen cookbooks, including her most recent title, Gale Gand's Lunch!. She was also the host of Sweet Dreams, the daily baking show on Food Network and the Cooking Channel.

Cream Puffs with Pearl Sugar Recipe

Cream Puffs with Pearl Sugar

These cream puffs, called chouquettes, are infused with orange-flower water and freckled with sugar. Serve them as an after-school snack, as the do in France.

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Banana-Maple Tarte Tatin Recipe

Banana-Maple Tarte Tatin

This easy-to-make tart is a riff on the classic French tarte tartin. Flaky puff pastry cradles banana slices that are dripping in a maple syrup vanilla glaze.

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  • 30 M
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Chocolate Coconut Macaroon Pies Recipe

Chocolate-Coconut Macaroon Pies

These little cups of toasted coconut, full of creamy dark chocolate, are like chocolate-dipped macaroons in reverse: lots of chocolate and a little coconut.

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  • 45 M
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