Dessert Recipes

Authentic Boston Cream Pie Recipe
Oven Authentic Boston Cream Pie Recipe

Boston Cream Pie According to some Omni Parker House research, the 1855 Boston cream pie had only two layers. The version served now in Parker’s Restaurant consists of three layers of sponge cake, whi...

Moist & Nutty Brownies Recipe by Pierre Herme
Oven Moist & Nutty Brownies Recipe by Pierre Herme

Moist & Nutty Brownies These days, it’s not unusual to find the all-American all-time favorite bar cookie, the brownie, on restaurant menus and pastry shop shelves in Paris. Along with pecan pie and c...

18 brownies
Snow-Dusted Pinecone Christmas Cookies
Snack Snow-Dusted Pinecone Christmas Cookies

Snow-Dusted Pinecone A walk through the wintery forest yields an armful of simple and natural decorations. We like the real ones piled in pretty bowls – and these piled on our cookie plates. These coo...

Best All-American Apple Pie (Page 2)
Oven Best All-American Apple Pie (Page 2)

The Best All-American Apple Pie (Page 2 of 2) Hand method: Place a medium mixing bowl in the freezer to chill. Cut the butter into small (about 3/4-inch) cubes. Wrap it in plastic wrap and refrigerat...

Gum Paste Recipe
Dessert Gum Paste Recipe

Gum Paste Bloom the gelatin in the water for 5 to 10 minutes. Melt over a hot water bath. Add the glucose and shortening. Warm until all the shortening melts. (The mixture should be hot.) In a 5-qua...

1 lb 8 oz/680 g
Lemon Squares Recipe
Oven Lemon Squares Recipe
twenty 2 by 2-1/2-inch bars

Lemon Squares There are dozens of lemon bar recipes, but I believe this is one of the better ones. The crust is tender and crisp and the lemon filling is a perfect balance between sweet and puckery. I...

Crostata di Visciole (Cherry Tart)
Oven Crostata di Visciole (Cherry Tart)

Crostata di Visciole (Cherry Crostata) 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking powder 3/4 cup butter, cold and cubed 2 eggs, slightly beaten 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp lemon ze...

Mini Cheesecakes with Berries and Fruit
Oven Mini Cheesecakes with Berries and Fruit

Mini Cheesecakes with Berries and Fruit A vanilla wafer is the ready-made bottom crust of these little cheesecakes. Preheat the oven to 325°F (160°C). Lightly spray a mini cheesecake pan with cooking...

Double-Layer Pumpkin Pie Recipe
Dessert Double-Layer Pumpkin Pie Recipe
8 servings

Mix cream cheese, 1 tablespoon milk and sugar in large bowl with wire whisk until smooth. Gently stir in whipped topping. Spread on bottom of crust. Pour 1 cup cold milk into large bowl. Add pumpkin, p...

Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
Dessert Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
3-1/2 cups, enough to frost a 2- or 3-layer cake

Cream Cheese Frosting From Chocolate from the Cake Mix Doctor, by Anne Byrn I used to think that cream cheese frostings were too heavy, but now I have discovered this lighter version, using part cream ...

Flourless chocolate cake Recipe
Oven Flourless chocolate cake Recipe

Flourless Chocolate Cake Chocolate and coffee: is there any finer combination? This flourless cake gets all of its height from the egg whites. (You can sift confectioners’ sugar over a paper doily to ...

12 to 14 servings
No-fail microwave pastry cream Recipe
Dessert No-fail microwave pastry cream Recipe

Microwave Confectioner’s Cream Whisk the half-and-half, cornstarch, and sugar together in a large microwave-safe bowl or a 1-quart glass measuring cup. Put the bowl in a microwave oven set to full pow...

1 cup
Boston Cream Pie Recipe, page 2
Oven Boston Cream Pie Recipe, page 2

Boston Cream Pie (Page 2 of 2) Combine the sugar, cream of tartar, and water in a heavy-bottomed pot over medium heat. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Cover and let boil fo...

Creamy Pumpkin Mini Mousses Recipe
Dessert Creamy Pumpkin Mini Mousses Recipe

Creamy Pumpkin Mini Mousses If you are trying to think of something different for dessert at Thanksgiving, here’s an idea. Yummy, creamy, and spicy, these little mousses are perfect for any autumn mea...

20 (2-ounce) servings
Non-Alcoholic Tiramisu Recipe
Dessert Non-Alcoholic Tiramisu Recipe

Tiramisù (Without Alcohol) Bring water to a boil in the bottom of a double boiler. Combine the egg yolks and sugar in a crockery or glass bowl and stir with a wooden spoon until the sugar is completel...

Shortbread Hearts Recipe
Dessert Shortbread Hearts Recipe

Shortbread Hearts Note: Another Silver Palate favorite, good year-round, but essential on Valentine’s Day. 1. Cream butter and confectioners’ sugar together until light. 2. Sift flour and salt toget...

20 cookies
Pastillage Recipe
Dessert Pastillage Recipe

Pastillage Put 8 oz/227 g of the sugar, the cream of tartar, and the gum tragacanth in the mixer. Add 1 oz/30 mL of the water and mix on medium speed with the paddle attachment to a paste. Add more o...

1 lb 4 oz/567 g
Ritz Mock Apple Pie original Recipe
Dessert Ritz Mock Apple Pie original Recipe

Ritz Mock Apple Pie The classic pie, featuring Ritz crackers baked in a golden crust, is perfect for the holidays. 1. Roll out half the pastry and line a 9-inch pie plate. Place cracker crumbs in pre...

10 servings