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Art of Dessert (1)
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Sweetened with white chocolate only, this rich, Middle Eastern-inspired panna cotta, from test kitchen assistant Phillip Basone, gets its distinctive floral aroma from an infusion of blistered cardamom.
In this updated take on a classic French dessert, cream cheese adds stability and a pleasing tang, which balances the sweet white chocolate without overpowering it.
Coconut and rum flavor this tropical eggnog.
This traditional Lancashire pork pie recipe is typically served cold, often with a dollop of English mustard.
Take this custard out of the refrigerator about 10 minutes before serving.
Drenched in sherry and kirsch, this holiday dessert features layer upon layer of ginger cake, custard, berries, chocolate, and cream. It's a showstopper.
A specialty of the Netherlands and Belgium, these are cousins of gingerbread, only lighter and more delicately spiced. They're also showstoppers, thanks to the intricately carved wooden molds used to make them, which form the cookies into bas-relief images of characters and symbols from stories about Saint Nicholas, or Sinter-klaas, whose name day, December 6, kicks off the Christmas season in that part of the world.
Cut into Christmas trees, wreaths, snowflakes, snowmen, candy canes, and every other holiday design imaginable, these are classic holiday treats in the U.S. The cookies themselves are pure buttery comfort, but when decorated with royal icing, sprinkles, dragées, and sanding sugar, they're elevated to cultural icons, beloved by children and grown-ups alike. Plus, they're almost as much fun to make as they are to eat.
Tiny, ring-shaped butter cookies like these are a popular holiday treat in Mexico. They're typically decorated with chocolate sprinkles, but green, red, and white ones transform them into festive Christmas wreaths.
Author Roberta Corradin's mother, Lucia Gros Corradin, serves these ravioli in chicken or veal broth.
Serve this spiced ice cream on its own or scooped on top of warm fruit crisps, cobblers, or pies, particularly apple.
These truffles are coated in shredded coconut, which provides a pleasing contrast to the rich chocolate.
These Mexican milk candies get their silky texture from sweetened milk.
This German dessert is a favorite staple at Christmas Eve gatherings in Berlin.
Sometimes called cathedral candies, many versions of this popular sweet abound, including some rolled in sweetened shredded coconut.
The addition of butter gives these candies a silky sheen.
This 1950s classic is a staple of picnics and salad bars.
Tart and zesty, this condiment pairs well with hearty meats.
These deliciously fragrant cookies provide a delightful rush of warm spices—and holiday cheer—when bitten into.