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Side-Slap and Tickle Cookies From 'Sweet and Vicious'

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 4 comments

So named for the feeling they inspire, these Side-Slap & Tickle Cookies from Sweet and Vicious: Baking with Attitude pack a powerful punch in the form of two dozen crushed malt balls, along with half a cup of cocoa powder. They're deeply chocolaty, with a delightfully chewy and crackly texture. More

Chocolate Mousse and Marshmallow Icing S'mores Cake

Serious Eats Ideas in Food 15 comments

Borrowing all the classic flavors of a campfire s'more, the Ideas in Food team creates a graham cracker cake that's flavored with browned butter, layered with a dulce de leche-spiked chocolate mousse, and topped with a toasted bourbon-marshmallow icing. More

Chocolate Zucchini Cake From 'Mother Daughter Dishes'

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 4 comments

When you've fried, baked, and sautéed all the zucchini you can, shred some to make this chocolate cake from Mother Daughter Dishes. It's baked up in a Bundt pan, and drizzled with a chocolate glaze, to make it even richer. More

Individual Coconut Cream Pies From 'Mother Daughter Dishes'

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

Pie that's ready to serve in less than thirty minutes is unheard of. That is, unless you're making mini coconut cream pies from Mother Daughter Dishes. The no-fuss crust is made of vanilla wafers, with a coconut pudding and meringue topping. Toasted coconut is scattered on top, for a double dose of flavor. More

Gluten-Free All Day Lemon Cake With a Choice of 2 Toppings

Serious Eats Elizabeth Barbone 4 comments

This gluten-free all-day lemon cakes is one of those confections that goes equally well with a morning cup of coffee or a post-dinner, end of the day drink. More

Smoked Honey Mint Chip Ice Cream

Serious Eats Max Falkowitz 1 comment

How can you improve on mint chip ice cream made with fresh mint leaves? Add honey and a touch of smoke. More

Smoked Muscavado Sugar Vanilla Ice Cream

Serious Eats Max Falkowitz Post a comment

Like the flavors of raw sugar and vanilla? Wait until you add an element of smoke. More

Graham Cracker Bites From 'Mother Daughter Dishes'

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 11 comments

Certainly the easiest dessert in Mother Daughter Dishes, graham cracker bites are little balls of crunchy, toasty sweetness coated in salt-sprinkled chocolate. They barely require any effort, and taste even better after a nice chill in the fridge. More

Tropical Pineapple, Mango, and Coconut Fools

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti Post a comment

The classic British fool, a dessert of fruit and whipped cream, is an ideal warm weather dessert because it's light and balance of sweet and tart fruit flavors. Spooned into this tropical take are layers of juicy mango, pineapple, and toasted coconut. More

Tangy Strawberry Fools

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti Post a comment

The classic British fool, a dessert of fruit and whipped cream, is an ideal warm weather dessert because it's light and balance of sweet and tart fruit flavors. Juicy macerated strawberries, strawberry compote, and tangy yogurt are spooned into this refreshing, light version. More

Lemon-Blueberry Fools

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti Post a comment

The classic British fool, a dessert of fruit and whipped cream, is an ideal warm weather dessert because it's light and balance of sweet and tart fruit flavors. Fresh lemon curd and blueberry compote are spooned into this flavorful version. More

Blackberry Icebox Pie From 'Fruitful'

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

Icebox pie is one of those make-ahead treats that you can look forward to all day, knowing that a cold slice is waiting for you when you get home. Fruitful's icebox pie is a cloud of blackberry whipped cream set atop a condensed milk custard, all packaged in a graham cracker crust. The super-sweet custard is a pleasant surprise, hidden under purple clouds of berry cream, and the graham cracker crust adds a delightful toasty note. More

Vanilla Cream Cheese Cupcakes With Black Raspberry Buttercream From 'Fruitful'

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 3 comments

This recipe came to Fruitful from Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin, the duo behind Brooklyn's Ovenly, a beloved bakery located in Greenpoint. Light and slightly tangy vanilla cupcakes are topped with a pale purple buttercream, flavored with black raspberries, a berry that's darker and slightly more tart than the familiar red raspberry. More

Gluten-Free Chocolate Cookies With Peanut Butter Chips

Serious Eats Elizabeth Barbone Post a comment

These rich gluten-free treats puff as they bake and then settle as they cool into flat, crisp cookies. More

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

Serious Eats Elizabeth Barbone Post a comment

These peanut butter cookies bake up soft and chewy. Milk chocolate chips mimic the flavor of a classic peanut butter cup. If you're dairy-free or don't like the taste of milk chocolate, simply replace the milk chocolate with dark or dairy-free chocolate chips. More

Wine-Poached Nectarine Tart From 'Fruitful'

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

Thick, juicy slices of nectarines are stewed in sweet wine and spices, then gently laid on a bed of tart crust in this Fruitful dessert. Nectarine syrup is distilled from the simmering fruits, and used as a garnish. More

Cool and Refreshing Buttermilk Granita

Serious Eats Ideas in Food 4 comments

This granita made from buttermilk is light and refreshing, with soft crystals of ice softly melting on your tongue. It's what snowflakes should taste like when we catch them in our mouths. It also requires no special equipment: A freezer and a fork are all you need. More

Ginger-Lemongrass Choux Pastry

Serious Eats Ideas in Food 1 comment

Designed as a replacement for the classic biscuit in strawberry shortcake, these choux puffs are light and airy, and infused with the flavor of ginger and lemongrass. They're also topped with a crackly, crunchy layer of cornflake craquelin. While they're delicious in strawberry shortcake, they're also great served with whipped cream, ice cream, or pastry cream. More

Robicelli's Pecan Potato Chip Cupcakes

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 6 comments

As if straight-up buttercream weren't indulgent enough, Robicelli's: A Love Story, With Cupcakes calls for decorating these cakes with shards of crisp, salty potato chips and chopped pecans. A dollop of vanilla buttercream tops the cake, and a generous drizzle of butterscotch sauce delivers a parting shot of salty sweetness. It tastes like a day at the fair. More

Gluten-Free Brownie Brittle

Serious Eats Elizabeth Barbone 17 comments

Part cookie, part brownie, this brownie brittle is as easy to make as it is to eat. A batch comes together in under 30 minutes. While the brittle tastes great on its own, adding chocolate chips, chopped nuts, and other toppings takes it over the top. More

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