This homemade version of Boston Cream doughnuts makes sure every component rocks thanks to a dark chocolate glaze, vanilla bean pastry cream, and tender yeasted dough.
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A handful of rice and a whole lot of milk make magic in the oven. A whole vanilla pod flavors the pudding, and the entire thing is topped with a cherry syrup spiked with rum. It's comfort in a dish.
This ice cream tastes like a better, more homemade version of a Starbucks pumpkin spice latte (minus the coffee, which is pretty incidental), thanks to a dose of vanilla bean, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, and a wee nip of bourbon.
Making your own vanilla syrup at home is easy. Makes a great addition to coffee, tea, or cocktails.
No-fuss, no-bath, stovetop crème brûlée from Bakeless Sweets serves up milky sweetness in every bite, with a healthy helping of crunchy caramelized sugar.
A three to one ratio of rhubarb to cherries yields the perfect balance of tart and sweet. Half a vanilla bean and a generous splash of orange liqueur make for one fancy jam. It would be delicious over waffles with a dollop of crème fresh, or sandwiched in a biscuit with a wedge of brie.
A carrot and mascarpone pie flavored with vanilla, pressed into a tender cream cheese crust.
These classic french cookies are actually small sponge cakes shaped like a seashell.
Let your ice cream thaw to the point of melting before serving; the gelatin will keep it from turning into soup.
These seemingly simple cookies actually have an intense, delicious vanilla flavor.
Frequently overshadowed by more colorful produce, the humble parsnip deserves more props than it often receives. The slender, goldenish root vegetable possesses the sweetness of a carrot and a slight starchiness that suggests a potato, all while packing a nice little nutritional punch. A good source of potassium, parsnips are also high in fiber, as well as vitamins C and K. They're much easier to peel than rutabagas, too. So there's that.