Dessert

Hot Milk Sponge - Boston Cream Pie - HERO / Photo by Joseph De Leo, Food Styling by Rebecca Jurkevich
Boston cream pie is a cake with a curious name. These soft, buttery cakes were once baked in pie tins, then sandwiched around a layer of vanilla pudding and draped in chocolate.

Vegan Cocolate Cake - RECIPE / Photo by Joseph De Leo, Food Styling by Rebecca Jurkevich
It’s official: The best vegan chocolate cake is also the easiest chocolate cake in the world, no dairy or stand mixer required\!

Coconut Macaroons - RECIPE / Photo by Joseph De Leo, Food Styling by Kaitlin Wayne
Almond extract boosts the coconut flavor of these streamlined macaroon cookies. The recipe makes four bite-size confections but can easily be doubled.

Capirotada - RECIPE / Photo by Joseph De Leo, Food Styling by Kaitlin Wayne
Capirotada is a classic Mexican bread pudding, usually served during Lent. This version combines raisins, nuts, coconut, and bananas in a sweet custard with torn bolillo rolls.

Gooey Butter Cake - RECIPE / Photo by Joseph De Leo, Food Styling by Kaitlin Wayne
The signature dessert of St. Louis is just what its name suggests—a wonderfully gooey butter cake that doesn’t quite set when baked.

Hong Kong Style French Toast - HERO - RECIPE / Photo by Joseph De Leo, Food Styling by Micah Marie Morton
Thick slices of milk bread are stuffed with creamy peanut butter and soaked in an egg batter for a luscious and exquisitely custardy interior.

Soufflé Pancake - HERO & RECIPE / Photo by Joseph De Leo, Prop Styling by Anne Eastman, Food Styling by John Bjostad
Everything you love about a cloudlike soufflé, simplified into pancake form. Unlike some soufflé pancakes, this less-fussy version doesn’t require flipping and simply bakes in the oven instead.

Flourless Chocolate Cake - RECIPE / Photo by Isa Zapata, Prop Styling by Stephanie De Luca, Food Styling by Yekaterina Boystova
This flourless chocolate cake is rich and densely chocolaty. It’s just the kind of low-effort, high-reward recipe we love.

Inside-Out German Chocolate Cake - RECIPE V1 / Photo by Isa Zapata, Prop Styling by Stephanie De Luca, Food Styling by Yekaterina Boystova
The coconut-pecan filling stays inside this take on classic German chocolate cake. On the outside? A rich, silky chocolate glaze.

Double Chocolate Layer Cake - RECIPE / Photo by Joseph De Leo, Prop Styling by Anne Eastman, Food Styling by John Bjostad
This old-fashioned chocolate cake made our staff swoon\! Chef Ed Kasky uses Callebaut semisweet chocolate for the cake and Guittard French-vanilla chocolate for the frosting, but any fine-quality semisweet chocolate will produce a wonderful result.