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Jim’s Pi Pie

“During the seven wonderful, heart-opening years I spent with my former boyfriend, Joey, we marked each birthday with a celebratory sweet,” says Queer Eye‘s culinary expert, Antoni Porowski. “One year, his father, Jim, asked me to name my dream birthday dessert. I made it up on the spot: a salty…

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Banana “Corks” With Chocolate Fondue

Brandon uses a silicone bouchon or “cork” mould to make these lovely little cakes. Buy the moulds online or use a muffin tin, but you’ll get 14 larger cakes instead of 20 bouchons if using a muffin tin.

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Fruit Gratiné With Southbrook Framboise Sabayon & Chocolate Sauce

This light dessert can easily make use of whatever fruit is in season. Just look for a balance of flavors and textures and aim for a little more than one cup of fruit per person.

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Bake Dessert Like A Pastry Chef With These 3 Recipes

Beloved chef and author of Plenty, Yotam Ottolenghi returns to his pastry chef roots with Sweet, one of the “it” cookbooks for gift-giving this year. Co-written with pastry chef Helen Goh, it features more than 110 recipes for sweets treats, including desserts such as Chocolate, Banana And Pecan Cookies, Mont Blanc…

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Smitten Kitchen’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Icebox Cake

Try this recipe for Chocolate Peanut Butter Icebox Cake from Deb Perelman’s cookbook, Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant & Unfussy New Favorites.  Homemade wafers, freshly baked and aromatic with good cocoa, butter, and a kiss of vanilla, taste a gazillion times better [than store-bought]. This whipped cream is terrifically peanut buttery with…

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Ottolenghi’s Chocolate, Banana And Pecan Cookies

Try this recipe for Chocolate, Banana And Pecan Cookies from chefs Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh’s cookbook Sweet: Desserts from London’s Ottolenghi. The secret here is to slightly underbake the cookies, which keeps them soft and fudgy. It’s for this reason that they’ve never become a feature in the shops, particularly in the…

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School-Safe Chocolate Snack Balls

Try this recipe for School-Safe Chocolate Snack Balls from The School Year Survival Cookbook, written by Laura Keogh and Ceri Marsh of The Sweet Potato Chronicles.

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s Chocolate Mousse

Even the ice cream-eating, milk chocolate-loving men in our lives agree that this super-sneaky healthy recipe is bomb, especially with a dollop of cashew cream and some flaky sea salt to finish. We find that the flavor improves with time, so make it at least 1 hour, and preferably a…

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Easy Eats: Valentine’s Day Pink Chocolate Bark

Web editor Adena Leigh shares a simple and sweet Valentine’s Day recipe.  While cinnamon hearts and red lollipops are always welcomed Valentine’s Day sweets in my books, I’m a big believer that nothing beats a homemade treat. This two-ingredient recipe yields impressive results, and luckily it couldn’t be easier to whip up.

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Chocolate Hazelnut Crescents

Chocolate hazelnut crescents have the cachet of European baked goods, but are simple to make at home.

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10 Chocolate Recipes That Will Satisfy Your Craving

Celebrate International Chocolate Day with something rich and indulgent!

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Chocolate Coconut Bars

In Spanish homes a variety of candies, cakes and cookies are often served on platters after la comida (the main meal, which is served midday). A little bit of mixing, dipping and sprinkling leads to these mini coconut almond bars.

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Chocolate Malted Meringues

A trip to the malt shop for a frozen treat, or a bedtime Horlicks or Ovaltine malted milk are all soothing childhood memories. Now when paired with chocolate, be it in a milkshake or cupcake, a moist delicious layer cake, or a decadently airy meringue, this not-too-sweet treat feels like…

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Chocolate Panforte

Panforte (aka panaforte) is an Italian Christmas treat that’s now enjoyed year-round. Dark, soft and chewy, this Chocolate Panforte tastes almost candy-like.

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Make-Ahead Chocolate Souffles

Whip up the batter, fill the ramekins and refrigerate for an easy and decadent oven-ready dessert.