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Dutch Baby With Grilled Fruit & Vanilla Sugar

Finish off your barbecue feast with this unique cooked-on-the grill dessert!

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Lemon Crème Fraîche Budino

A light and creamy lemon pudding is the perfect way to end a barbecue dinner. Using an immersion blender to process the budino base while it’s thickening gives you a silky-smooth pudding.

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15+ Summer Baked Goods To Bring Comfort To Your Kitchen

These sweets are perfect for backyard lounging (social distancing style)!

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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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Discover French Cuisine With The New Cookbook, Dinner in French

Star New York Times food columnist Melissa Clark grew up spending summers with her family in France, where she learned a lot about cooking — and eating. In her latest cookbook (she’s written more than three dozen!), Dinner in French, Melissa modernizes 150 classic French…

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Apricot Tarte Tatin

Try this Apricot Tarte Tatin recipe from the new cookbook, Dinner in French. Using apricots instead of apples in a tarte Tatin transforms an inherently autumnal dessert into the very essence of summer. To keep things on the simpler side (relative to Tatin), I use purchased puff…

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Brûléed Grapefruit With Mascarpone Cream

Brûléed grapefruits make an excellent light finish to a wintry meal.

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Shake Shack’s Frozen Vanilla Custard

This is Shake Shack’s master recipe for their Concretes (dense frozen custards) and milkshakes. It’s tweaked so you can make it at home. A plain base like this is a perfect canvas for an array of toppings. (Or streak them into the pan before you freeze). We love the combination…

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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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Calvados Apple & Ricotta Parfait

The apple brandy makes this recipe rich and delicious, but if you prefer not to use alcohol, substitute with apple cider and a drop or two of good-quality vanilla extract.

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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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Caramelized Banana Custard With White Chocolate & Hazelnut Crumb

Toronto’s newest tasting menu restaurant, ēst, showcases the diversity of Canadian cuisine through small, artfully-plated fare. The buzz-worthy joint — located in Toronto’s Riverside neighborhood — has a minimalist, Scandi-style interior filled with Caesarstone quartz, providing the perfect backdrop for the roster of Instagram-worthy dishes. Chef Sean…

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Chai Sticky Toffee Pudding

Try Mary Berg’s recipe for Chai Sticky Toffee Pudding from the cookbook Kitchen Party. Sticky toffee pudding is one of those desserts that I rarely see on a menu. When I do see it, I can’t resist. It’s so darkly sweet, drowned in thick toffee sauce and topped…

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Cardamom Panna Cotta

If you can’t freshly grind your cardamom with a mortar and pestle, substitute a half teaspoon of ground cardamom instead.

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Trish’s Hello Dolly Squares

“This is my all-time favourite dessert,” says Parts & Labour chef Matty Matheson of his wife Trish’s Hello Dolly squares. “Fresh out of the oven, it’s to die for — a perfect storm of molten chocolate chips, crunchy coconut and graham cracker — but it’s still delicious the next day, too, when the…