About Lori Longbotham

Lori Longbotham

Lori Longbotham is the former food editor of Gourmet magazine whose work has also appeared in The New York Times, Bon Appétit, and Real Simple. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, she’s also worked as a private chef, restaurant chef, and caterer. She’s the author of nearly a dozen cookbooks, including Luscious Chocolate Desserts and Luscious Lemon Desserts.

Coconut Creme Brulee Recipe

Coconut Crème Brûlée Tart

This luscious, silken, gently flavored coconut tart is topped with a delicate burnt-sugar crust that shatters when sliced.

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  • 3 H, 45 M
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French Chocolate Macaroons

Chocolate Macarons

Simultaneously creamy and crispy and chewy, these flourless French indulgences make us swoon each and every time, without fail.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 8
Vanilla Bean Cupcakes Recipe

Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

These easy peasy cupcakes are easy enough to mix up for a random Tuesday night, elegant enough to woo even the most annoying mother-in-law.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 30 M
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ultimate Chocolate Marquise Recipe

Ultimate Chocolate Marquise

It doesn’t get much chocolate-y than this chilled dessert. Bittersweet chocolate, eggs, butter, and Cognac are beaten than lightened with whipped egg whites.

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  • 25 M
  • 6 H, 25 M
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Chocolate-Orange Cupcakes Recipe

Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

Nothing says loving from the oven more than stunning chocolate cupcakes smothered with even more chocolate in the form of frosting.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
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