Now, here’s a chocolate cake that’ll make everyone happy.
Sesame Cashew Bars from Sofra Bakery & Cafe
These sesame bars are a best seller at Sofra Bakery & Café in Cambridge, Mass. Lots of brown sugar combined with a thick, raw honey produce the caramel that holds the nuts and sesame seeds together over a thick shortbread crust. We know exactly what you’re thinking: Homemade Christmas or Hanukkah gift!
Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle
My mother-in-law, aka the Sherpa, gave this recipe to me. It was the start of my real bonding with the man who was to become my husband. We were on very polite, early dating behavior when we both offered to help clear the table after this insane dessert had been served. Within 30 seconds, the […]
Flourless Chocolate Chestnut Truffle Torte
Who doesn’t love a flourless chocolate cake? Put Jane Green’s beautiful torte on your must-make list for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s Day, your anniversary, your birthday, a random Tuesday. . .you get the point.
Orange Blossom Almond Cake
Cooking Solo author Klancy Miller shared her recipe for this beautiful cake, because, well. . .you have to have friends over!
Black and White Croissant Bread Pudding
This dessert is a big hit at parties in the Hollywood Hills, especially in the cooler months. It’s probably one of my most deceptive desserts—everyone thinks it’s complex to prepare, but it’s one of the simplest desserts in my repertoire. When the bread pudding is firm to the touch, you know it’s done. From Quick […]