Until now, tiramisu has always felt like a wintertime dessert. Witness this Seriously Delish creation, which uses whipped coconut milk and coconut rum to add a undeniably tropical note to a normally coffee-heavy dessert. It's just as rich and inviting as the original.
The Latest Sweets
If you have a breakfast sweet tooth, consider it satisfied: we've rounded up 29 sweet recipes from cinnamon rolls to scones to complete your weekend brunch.
The ever-popular baklava is just the tip of the iceberg that is Turkish sweets—on a recent trip to Istanbul, I fell in love with the country's vast range of desserts. Here's a look at some of the most popular ones you'll find.
This cake uses whole wheat pastry flour and the zest of four lemons in its base, along with hearty glugs of extra-virgin olive oil. The top is all slices of caramelized Meyer lemon, and the whole shebang is baked up in a cast iron skillet, which gives it a bit of a crust, and a lot of rustic appeal.
While every nation in South America has a distinct culinary tradition, shaped by local crops and waves of immigration, there is one element that unites them all: a serious sweet tooth. Here are 18 South American desserts you should know.
Beautiful cakes often require a big investment in time and effort. Thankfully, there's an alternative for those occasions when you want a pretty cake but don't have the time to make one: a bundt cake. The method for this cake couldn't be any easier—you dump all the ingredients into one bowl, whisk, bake, and you're done. A short while later a rich, moist chocolate cake emerges from the oven.
Indulge in a little no-bake bliss with this cheesecake from Seriously Delish. Greek yogurt is mixed in alongside cream cheese, with a little sweetened condensed milk for, well, sweetness. It's tart, creamy, but not too dense; just the kind of cake you can enjoy more than once in a while. The simple base allows for all kinds of toppings, an assortment of which are suggested. Feel free to eat it plain or switch it up entirely.
This "digestive" biscuit, made from spelt, oats, and dark muscovado sugar, is a great all-purpose treat that walks the fine line between savory and sweet: it could just as easily be served with jam, dipped in chocolate, or set on a plate of cheese.
As the author of highly popular food blog How Sweet Eats, Merchant chronicles her kitchen mess-ups and successes to a large, and deservedly adoring, audience. Now, she brings her infectious zest for all things edible to an honest-to-goodness book. It's called Seriously Delish, and that's exactly what's inside.
Chocolate-covered, peanut buttery and sugar-coated, puppy chow is the old-school Midwestern snack of our dreams. Plus, it takes five minutes to make, using only a microwave.
Fluffy and sweet, lotus seed buns are a popular treat at Chinese bakeries. As the name implies, they're flavored with a paste made from lotus flower seeds, which have a light, chestnut-like flavor. This recipe for homemade buns has been perfected to work with either low-gluten flour, or all-purpose. Hot from the steamer, they're a confection not to be missed. The only thing that could make them either better is a cup of bubble tea.
It's not a snowcone. It's not Italian ice. The Baltimore snowball comes in flavors like egg custard and 'Skylite', and it's usually topped with marshmallow cream. We dig deeper into the snowball's history and share the best places to give this summer essential a try.
This dessert was developed for Tonia George's young daughter, who was diagnosed with Celiac disease. Not wanting to exclude her from enjoying sweets, The Ginger & White Cookbook author came up with this Middle Eastern-inspired loaf cake heavily flavored with pistachios and lemon. It's a crumbly take on pound cake, made super-sweet with the addition of a sugar and rosewater syrup.
If summertime were a meal, Labor Day would be the dessert course. Enjoy a sweet long weekend with these pies, cakes, cookies, and no-bake treats.
Getting jam to set properly is a matter of adding just enough sugar, acid, and heat to the mix. Here are the hows and whys.
This recipe yields a very chunky, rustic jam that relies entirely on the fruit's natural pectin, in concert with sugar, lemon juice, and heat, to set perfectly. This jam works well with Blenheim apricots, or any other small, freestone apricot (apricots that have pits that pop out easily, rather than clinging to the flesh).
A "tray bake" sounds like a peculiar thing, but it merely references a sweet dish baked in a rectangular container, cut into pieces—we're talking everything from brownies to fruit bars to sheet cakes. This iteration from The Ginger & White Cookbook may look to be a standard orange sponge, but that's far from the case: Ground almonds and egg form the base of the cake, with a flavorful orange purée folded into the mix.
This no-bake dessert flavored with black sesame seeds and honey is a perfect, elegant warm-weather dessert. Its texture is similar to panna cotta, except that it's slightly less jiggly and a little bit more creamy.
I'm stocking up on butter to get ready for Dorie Greenspan's new baking book. But in the meantime, here are a few of her favorite cookbooks and cookbook authors.
Light layers of sponge cake sandwich bright, citrusy lemon curd in this cake from The Ginger & White Cookbook. The cakes bake up quickly and cleanly in springform pans, while the curd comes together on the stove. It's simple, but doesn't look that way, which is sure to impress a teatime guest.