If you want to eat dessert first, you're in good company (and the right place). Our tempting dessert recipes cover every angle, from light but luscious to no-holds-barred confections, cakes and pies.
Julia Child’s Chocolate Spongecake
A homemade and extraordinary chocolate sponge cake and coffee buttercream frosting!
An Orange Riff on Lemon Meringue
A citrusy curd pie filling topped by airy meringue—what’s not to love?
Dates and Nuts — A Perfect Match
Rich and meaty with sweet dates, this tart is a takeoff on pecan pie.
How to Ripen Pears
Ripen some pears in a bag on the counter, then whirl together this fall pear pie.
It’s almost sheer magic — a liquidy mass of ingredients goes into the pan and comes out of the oven as cake.
Fudgies v. Cakies: The Brownie Wars
Our Fudge Mint Brownies are a combination of fudgy and cakey. The inside squares are dense and moist and the outer ones are more cakey.
A family finds its happiness—and livelihood—in the kitchen together with experimental and fun recipes for kids.
Angel Food Cake
What I remember most about angel food cake has nothing to do with baking a perfect cake, cutting it into thick slices, and serving them…