An unconventional approach to apple pie that happily involves booze and lotsa butter. Even more memorable as the classic.
A French classic crisp and crunchy on the outside, dense and chewy on the inside, and gluten-free through and through. Perfect for Passover.
Does the true beauty of this cake lie in its stunning silhouette? Its intensely chocolatey chocolatiness? Or its lazy-day ease? You tell us.
Okay. We have a confession. This baklava is not the classic Greek ideal. Not at all. But that doesn't seem to be stopping it from disappearing.
If you took a look at this stunning tart and thought, “I can’t possibly do that!” think again. We suspect you can.
This simple yet spectacular riff on coffee cake—there's actually coffee in the cake—is rich and robust and rousing in that way only espresso can be.
Somewhat akin to a spice cake, this uber autumnal dessert takes a lovely autumnal lilt from pumpkin purée in the batter, maple syrup in the frosting.
This Southern classic is much like a pound cake given its decadent amount of butter and moist, tender, perfect crumb. But oh, baby, wait'll you taste the bourbon glaze.
Bake this cake in honor of Phanourious, the patron saint of lost objects, and you just might find something you never knew was missing.
"Much more sophisticated than the turnovers from my childhood." "Very subtly sweet." That's what folks are saying.
Coconut Carrot Cake11/29
Lighter, more delicate, some may even say more sophisticated, and we dare say better than any other carrot cake you've ever had. No pineapple. No raisins. No complaints.
Pear Almond Tart12/29
French. Foolproof. Froufrou. Fuss-free. Fenomenal. (Work with us.) Rarely does elegance come together with such ease (and alliteration) as this tart recipe.
This lovely melding of cheese course and last course becomes even lovelier with a generous pour of port.
What's with the thankfulness, you ask? For starters, this sleek, sophisticated, tender-crumbed cake smothered in butterscotch and stacked to the heavens.
Frosted Apple Cake15/29
A lightly spiced cake with chunks of tender apple that's smothered in what folks are calling the perfect cream cheese frosting. Sigh.
This Southern melding of pie and pudding is obscenely, ridiculously rich. Oh, Lord, just take us now.
Caramel Pear Tarts17/29
Nothing says sassy like swapping pears for apples in the classic French tarte tatin. What can we say? We like to live on the edge.
We'd be happy to tuck into these layers of messy goodness any time, any place. Thanksgiving or July 4th, makes no difference.
Maple Parsnip Cake19/29
Though not quite as sweet as everyone’s beloved carrot cake, this unpretentious parsnip version never fails to wow.
This rosemary apple hand tarts recipe makes individual apple pies that are simple, subtly flavored, and sophisticated. Even better, you don't have to share yours. Not with anyone.
All the flavor of traditional pain d'épices, none of the gluten. This super simple cake certainly has some je ne sais quoi.
A tarte Tatin is nothing more than a tart turned upside down, nothing less than pastry perfection. Its name is French for “caramely apple goodness atop a buttery crust."
Want oohs and aahs at the table? Here's your answer. Three layers of impossibly light and airy walnut cake. You're welcome.
Maple Buttermilk Pie24/29
"Silky." "Creamy." "Tangy." "Sweet." That's what folks are saying about this pie that tastes like poor man's cheesecake.
Molasses Spice Cake25/29
This molasses spice cake recipe is made with cinnamon, ginger, mustard, candied orange peel, and a sweet syrup glaze.
Maple Walnut Squares26/29
"Intensely maple-y.” "Amazing.“ “Much easier than making pie.” “A recipe I'll make again and again.” That’s what folks are saying about these spectacularly sweet and gooey maple walnut bars.
Root Beer Cake27/29
This fetching cake contains sugar and spice and everything nice, yes, but it also has its share of sass. As in, sassafras.
An autumnal take on classic summer pudding that melds booze and berries and apples and plums to really quite lovely effect.
Infused with spice, suffused with booze, and wrapped oh so neatly, this last course makes quite the lovely gift for guests to unwrap.