Desserts

Fried Buttermilk Doughnuts

We often find ourselves with the odd half cup of buttermilk in our fridge. Rather than making the usual pancakes, fry up a batch of these easy buttermilk doughnuts.

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Citrus Curd Tart

Decadently delicious, this citrus curd tart is three layers of bright, dreamy flavors that are perfect for spring. It starts with a buttery shortbread crust, then a layer of homemade grapefruit and blood orange curd and topped off toasted meringue.

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Triple Layer Chocolate Mousse Cake

This triple layer chocolate mousse cake is rich, smooth, creamy and full of flavor. It features a layer of chocolate soufflé cake, rich chocolate mousse and white chocolate mousse on top. Garnish with spring berries for a pop of color.

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Vegan Peanut Milk Ice Cream

Ditch the usual cow’s milk cream and try a new nut milk beverage featuring peanuts. Plus, we created a delicious vegan peanut milk ice cream with it.

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No-Churn Pistachio Ice Cream

This no-churn pistachio ice cream is simple, approachable and delicious. It’s the perfect project for a lazy afternoon and is delicious as a cool ice cream or served drowned in a shot espresso for a sublime affogato.

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Spanish Crème Brûlée: Crema Catalana

The Crema Catalana is a classic Spanish dessert often confused with Crème Brûlée. Filled with pastry cream and topped with caramelized sugar, it’s sure to be a favorite.

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Decadent Chocolate Trifle for Two

This chocolate trifle for two is loaded with rich chocolate flavor. Layers of chocolate cookie crumbs, chocolate cheesecake mousse, chocolate syrup, chocolate whipped cream, and chocolate curls make for quite the romantic and rich treat.

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Roasted Grape Sorbet

Grapes are totally delicious on their own, but if you are looking for a special treat, roast them and turn them into a delicious and refreshing grape sorbet.

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Fudge Brownie Cheesecake

This Fudge Brownie Cheesecake is a perfect special occasion dessert. Each layer alone is incredibly delicious, but all together, they make for a rich, chocolate stack.

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Italian Struffoli

Struffoli are delicious hazelnut-sized fried balls of dough spruced up with orange and lemon zest. They’re a favorite Italian Christmas dessert.

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Red Wine Caramel Sauce

Have a bit of red wine left in a bottle that has been open a tad too long? Make a totally decadent caramel sauce and drizzle it over your next slice of pie or bowl of ice cream.

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Espresso Peanut Butter Cups

Filled with peanut butter and enrobed in dark chocolate and chopped espresso beans, these peanut butter cups are the sweet snack you crave.

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Carolina Gold Rice Pudding with Lime Meringue

There’s nothing quite like a great recipe for southern-style rice pudding. We checked in with chef Katy Keefe, the pastry chef of McCrady’s & McCrady’s Tavern, for her gluten and dairy free recipe.

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Sweet Corn Panna Cotta with Sbrisolona Crumble

Did you freeze some of summer’s corn for later? How about using it to make a fun panna cotta dessert? Corn can be the star of desserts too. Creamy, sweet corn panna cotta and crumbly, cornmeal and nut cake, sbrisolona, make an unlikely but delicious pair.

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Sunflower Butterscotch Fudge

While normally peanut butter and butterscotch are fast flavor friends, this nut-free sunflower butterscotch fudge is made quite delicious and allergy-friendly with sunflower butter.

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Raw Bounty Squares

These raw bounty squares are a delicious dessert loaded with nuts, coconut, and a final layer of chocolate, just like the Bounty Bar.

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Chocolate Millefeuille

Many layers of caramelized puff pastry, praline cream and an Amaretto chocolate ganache make up this classically French Chocolate Millefeuille.

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Breakfast for Dessert: Cereal Popsicles

What’s your favorite cereal from childhood? Grab a box and make a batch of these cereal popsicles. The recipes is for Cinnamon Toast Crunch pops, but really you can use anything.

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No-Rise Doughnuts

Without any yeast, these no-rise doughnuts can be made in no time at all. They’re still just as fluffy and mouth-watering as the traditional yeasted fried dough.

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Triple Chocolate Tart

Dig into a slice of this decadent and beautiful dessert, perfect for chocolate lovers. This triple chocolate tart is layered with a chocolate graham cracker crust, chocolate filling and chocolate ganache, finished with fresh berries.

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Chocolate Raspberry Cups

With a date base, a raspberry-coconut center, and a chocolate topping, these chocolate raspberry cups are a sweet treat.

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Melon Ice Cream and Granita

It’s still melon season, so let’s make ice cream. Actually ice cream & granita. If you like those custard/Italian ice combos from Rita’s, you’ll love this.

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Creamy Lemon Balm Gelato

This lemon balm gelato is an Italian dream come true. Whether you use fresh lemon verbena or lemon balm, each lick will take you to a beach in Italy. A perfect way to celebrate the last of summer.

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Turmeric Orange Flan

This silky turmeric orange flan is made with creamy coconut milk, a burst of turmeric flavor, and bright acidity from the orange. It’s rich and loaded with tantalizing caramel flavor.

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