Dessert Recipes

Champagne Summer Shortcake

Champagne Summer Shortcake

A fantastic summer shortcake recipe crowned with perfect little gems of summer fruit, glistening with a honey-and-champagne syrupy glaze.

Mexican Wedding Cookies - Whole Grain

Mexican Wedding Cookies - Whole Grain

A good Mexican wedding cookie recipe results in a tender nutty, butter-based cookie topped with an extravagant blizzard of powdered sugar.

Reese's Cup Remix with Brazil Nut Butter

Reese's Cup Remix with Brazil Nut Butter

A twist on the traditional peanut butter cup. It uses all-natural ingredients and instead of peanut butterthe chocolate shell envelopes Brazil nut butter.

Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream

Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream

A liquid nitrogen ice cream recipe - it uses a vanilla base, and makes a wonderfully creamy ice cream.

The Madame's Souffle

The Madame's Souffle

The most exhaustive, detailed instructions on how to make a souffle excerpted from La Bonne Cuisine de Madame E. Saint-Ange - there are few better teachers.

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How to Whisk Egg Whites

How to Whisk Egg Whites

If you are looking to learn how to whisk egg whites properly, there are few better teachers than Madame E. Saint-Ange. The most meticulous intructions you are likely to find on the topic.

Valentine's Chocolate Fondue

Valentine's Chocolate Fondue

Silky, dark chocolate fondue recipe. Simple with just two ingredients and lots of ideas on what makes the best dunkables.

Peppermint Semifreddo

Peppermint Semifreddo

Served in shot glasses this peppermint semifreddo recipe makes a fluffy, dreamy, cloud-like, winter wonderland dessert.

Cele's Old-Fashioned Pear Cake

Cele's Old-Fashioned Pear Cake

From Michael Ableman's book, Fields of Plenty, a rustic, homey, unfussy pear cake recipe that comes together in five minutes before baking.

Tip Top Melon Sherbet

Tip Top Melon Sherbet

This melon sherbet recipe is all-natural, and refreshing. The addition of honey gives it a richness and depth of flavor that you don't normally get when you use refined white sugar.

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