Desserts

Apple Strudel

Makes 6 servings Strudels are known for their paper-thin, flaky crust, which takes some patience, but is worth the effort. Once you get the hang of it, you’ll be strudel-ing all of your favorite fillings. You can even use this dough with savory fillings, like seared mushrooms and goat cheese. […]

Desserts, Free Recipes

Baklava

Makes 117 1-inch pieces Chef’s Note: Although it is extra work to make clarified butter, it is important to use it in this recipe so that the dough doesn’t get soggy from the milk solids. Melt 1 1/4 cups unsalted butter over medium heat and allow the butter to come to […]

Desserts

Blackberry Yogurt Fool

Makes 4 servings This recipe uses plain Greek yogurt, but you can substitute vanilla yogurt (omit the honey), sour cream, crème fraîche, or mascarpone. The berries can be chopped or mashed with the back of a fork, just enough to release the juices (make sure you aren’t wearing a shirt […]

Desserts

Blitz Puff Pastry

Makes 2 pounds of dough There are a few ways to make ultra-flaky puff pastry, but this one is the quickest (that’s why it’s called blitz!). The layers in puff pastry are a result of folding the dough four times. We included a photo at the end to show you what […]

Desserts

Brown Sugar and Oat Crumble

Makes about 2 cups Use this crumble to top a pie or a simple fruit crisp. It can also be baked on a baking sheet as a topping for yogurt, ice cream, pudding, or poached fruit (like this Cardamom-Poached Pear)! Ingredients 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup oats, old fashioned […]

Desserts, Pies & Tarts

Butterscotch Cream Pie

Makes one 9-inch pie The rich caramel flavor in this pie is achieved by heating the dark brown sugar and butter until it caramelizes and develops a full, buttery flavor. Finished with swirls of whipped cream, this pie is a perennial favorite. Ingredients All-Butter Pie Crust, blind baked, single crust […]

Desserts

Candied Almonds

Makes about 1 lb Ingredients 3/4 cup sugar 3 tablespoons water 3 1/2 cups (1 lb) whole blanched almonds 1 tablespoon unsalted butter Directions Line a baking sheet with a silicone mat or parchment paper. Combine the sugar and water in a heavy saucepan and stir until the sugar is […]

Desserts, Pies & Tarts

Candy Bar Pie

Makes one 9-inch piei A crispy chocolate crumb crust, followed by a layer of peanuts and gooey caramel, topped with a light and creamy nougat-like peanut butter filling make this pie a perfect combination of salty and sweet—just like your favorite candy bar!