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Habanero Carrot Cake From 'Sweet and Vicious'

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 2 comments

If the fire-breathing dragon wasn't hint enough, one bite will prove this cake is packing heat. In her recently released cookbook, Sweet and Vicious: Baking with Attitude, Libbie Summers stirs hot pepper extract into a lightly spicy batter, and spikes the cream cheese frosting with spiced pecans. The fruitiness of the pepper works well with the carrot-heavy batter, further enhanced by traditional cinnamon, nutmeg, and ground cloves. More

Easy Gluten-Free Plum Cobbler

Serious Eats Elizabeth Barbone Post a comment

Quartered plums cook into a rich, jammy base for the tender, flavorful crust in this gluten-free take on Lisa Fain's cobbler in The Homesick Texan's Family Table. More

Upside-Down Skillet Corn Cake From 'Sweet & Vicious'

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 7 comments

Quite often, the best recipes are ones that can be made on the fly, allowing for changes and adaptations. The skillet corn cake from Sweet and Vicious: Baking With Attitude is one such beast; author Libbie Summers sticks to the same cake base, but provides five fruit options, each yielding a distinctly different flavor. More

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

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 10 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

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