About Samantha Seneviratne

Samantha Seneviratne

Samantha Seneviratne is a New York–based food writer, recipe developer, and food stylist. She’s a graduate of the International Culinary Center and has worked as a food editor in the test kitchens of Good Housekeeping, Fine Cooking, and Martha Stewart’s Everyday Food. She blogs about dessert at Love, Cake. The New Sugar & Spice is her first cookbook. @samanthaseneviratne

A whole maple cream pie, topped with whipped cream on a round wire rack.

Maple Cream Pie

A buttery, flaky crust filled with sweet maple custard and topped with swirls and clouds of whipped cream. Sigh.

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  • 5 H
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A loaf of lemon cream cheese Danish bread on a piece of foil with a knife lying beside it.

Lemon Cream Cheese Danish Bread

All the cream cheesy goodness of an individual Danish that you’ve come to love. But in pillowy bread form. Which makes it oh so easy to snitch just a smidgen more.

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  • 30 M
  • 4 H
  • 2
Three eggnog ice pops with wooden popsicle sticks.

Eggnog Ice Pops

Don’t pour that last bit of eggnog down the drain! Here’s the penultimate use for it.

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Roasted Banana Ice Cream

Roasted Banana Ice Cream

Quite possibly the best banana recipe ever, this home-churned ice cream jumbles caramelized bananas and bittersweet chocolate with all the usual ingredients.

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