dessert of the month


Buttermilk Pudding Cake with Maple Raspberries

As its name suggests, a pudding cake is like two desserts in one.
September 2009

Chocolate Pudding Pie

This dessert has a flaky piecrust and a filling of rich, homemade chocolate pudding (which is as easy to make as, well, pie).
August 2009

Brown Sugar Berry Cobbler

Does anything say straight-up summer like a cobbler? The one here gains complexity from a jumble of berries and extra depth from dark brown sugar.
July 2009

Pecan Ice Cream Roll

This impressive-looking ice cream cake is a snap to make.
May 2009

Strawberry Dumpling

Stir an easy biscuit dough into the boiling fruit, and cook until the dough bakes up into a fluffy, cakelike dumpling with sweet, juicy strawberries.
June 2009

Walnut Jam Cake

Jam is always in season, so we turn to this nutty cake whenever we’re craving a hit of fruit in the early days of spring.
April 2009

Lemon Pudding

Easy enough to make for a weeknight dessert, delicious enough to crown a dinner party, this pudding is cool, lush, and light on the tongue.
March 2009


With no bells and whistles or outré ingredients, this gingerbread is everything you want it to be: moist, satisfying, and gently spiced.
February 2009

Brandied Dried-Fruit Bread Pudding

Bread pudding is sometimes as simple as a cut-up loaf baked in a rich custard, but it’s even better when fruit is added to the mix.
January 2009

Glazed Chocolate Cake with Sprinkles

Let’s put our cards on the table: The exuberant confetti of colorful sprinkles is what makes you want to dive right in.
December 2008
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