Other Desserts

Pies are synonymous with Thanksgiving, but these other sweet treats are worth leaving room for.

Cranberry Curd Tart with Almond Crust

Silky cranberry curd cradled in a nutty, buttery crust has the bracing punch of …

Chocolate Eclair Cake

We made an instant dessert classic slightly less instant and considerably more d…

Millionaire's Shortbread

Britain’s triple-decker combo of buttery cookie, sweet caramel, and dark chocola…

Torta Caprese

Torta caprese often trades on cloying fudge-like density and one-note chocolate …

Spiced Pumpkin Cheesecake

Some 30 cheesecakes later--that's more than 11,000 grams of fat and 150,000 calo…

Maple Cheesecake

Dense and creamy and full of pure maple flavor, this cheesecake is just right fo…

Apple Galette

Getting a flaky crust and caramelized apples can make this simple French tart no…

Ultranutty Pecan Bars

By banishing the custard filling in favor of a topping that emphasizes the pecan…

Apple Pandowdy

Say bye-bye to pie (for now) and howdy to Apple Pandowdy.

Cranberry-Orange Olive Oil Cake

Bring the magic of snow inside with this dazzling and delightful cake.

Apple Crumble

A rustic dessert such as crumble should show off the fruit's tangy freshness—not…

French Apple Tart

Classic form and good looks are compulsory for a holiday centerpiece, but they d…

Pear-Walnut Upside-Down Cake

The underrated pear makes for a more refined version of this simple cake—if you …

Individual Orange, Cranberry, and Mint Pavlovas wit...

Pavlova is a drop-dead gorgeous dessert of marshmallowy, crisp-shelled meringue …

Chocolate-Espresso Dacquoise

This multilayered showpiece of meringue and buttercream coated in ganache might …

Triple-Chocolate Mousse Cake

To rate a perfect 10, this triple-decker confection would need to lighten up and…