Crème brûlée, the French dessert of egg custard and burnt sugar topping, is a sensual contrast of sweet and toasty, creamy and crunchy decadence and (believe it or not) is delightfully easy to make. And, it's naturally gluten-free.
Rose chai baked treats are becoming more popular. These cookie bars are perfect for spring or fall. Rose chai spiced treats are a blend of sweet, spicy, and fragrant. If you love cardamom and cinnamon then this is a recipe you'll want to try.
Pâte à choux, that heavenly pastry dough with the ethereal crisp exterior and cavernous interior begging to be filled with sweet or savory. You can make your own for cream puffs, profiteroles, eclairs, and more. Here's how.
The Poke Cake was originally created in 1970 to promote lagging sales of Jell-O gelatin. This food fad fell out of favor for a time, but imaginative American cooks have developed new fun flavors. How many? Let’s find out.
Homemade moon pies are the gourmet cookie sandwiches your friends wish they could make. Learn my secrets for baking perfect moon pies!
A popular Italian coffee drink, affogato is one of my favorite summertime beverages. Let me show you how to make it at home!
Cannoli, a dessert of deep-fried cylindrical pastry shells and rich, sweetened ricotta filling, are synonymous with Sicily. Let’s look at their history and some fun recipes.
This delicious pineapple and rum crème brûlée is wonderfully creamy, fruity, and satisfying. It's easy to make, too!
Madeleines are a delicate morsel of cake, a French creation. The original was simply a mix of eggs, sugar, flour, and vanilla. But there are many more ways to make this little cake. Let's explore its history and 10 great recipes.
These bite-sized cookies capture the very essence of the popular Italian dessert. Make a batch for your next party or potluck. On second thought, you'd better make two batches!
Summertime is Popsicle time for kids. Make some healthy ones adults will like too.
This rich, creamy desert is a chocolate lover's delight. It is similar to a flourless chocolate cake, but even better.
Just one of many variations on the classic recipe for cream cheese icing.
Pavlova is a delicious, elegant, and easy dessert, and this version of it brings it to another level with orange, coffee, and chocolate cream on top.
Mississippi cake is a classic chocolate dessert you must try at least once in your life! My steps are foolproof, so success is guaranteed.
Why do we glaze, and what are the best techniques and recipes? Check out this complete guide.
These delicious little pastries are elegant and combine together the superb flavors of red bean paste with cherries, mixing wonderfully with sweet bread
A deliciously beautiful and springy angel food cake with layers of sweet and spice-infused fruity mincemeat and an orange-caramel glaze, dusted lightly with powdered sugar
This extravagant cake uses layers of red bean paste pancakes, cherry-infused whipped cream, and a chocolate ganache to cover it all to make a delicious and wonderfully rich cake whose contrasting flavors work together perfectly.
I have a small banana plantation, which means I always have bananas. This dessert is not only very tasty but quick and easy too.
Nothing says New Orleans like Bourbon Street, jazz, and beignets. Baked beignets are a healthier alternative to the traditional deep-fried pastries.
A gob is known as a whoopie pie everywhere but in the south central/western region of Pennsylvania. It's a small handheld treat that sandwiches a layer of frosting between two chocolate cookie mounds.
Lord and Lady Baltimore cakes are the fraternal twins of Southern hospitality. Both are cloaked in fluffy white frosting and sandwiched with a boozy fruit filling.
Deliciously creamy, rich, and luscious, this pot de crème combines the punchy cinnamon spice of pumpkin butter with the fruity, almost chocolate-like taste of red bean paste, an unlikely pairing that works wonderfully well.