Pastries

Caramelized White Chocolate Choux Puffs

This recipe by Jesse Szewczyk uses the same technique as choux au craquelin, the adorable cream puffs topped with crunchy sugar. The crackled topping accentuates the...

Conchas

To give our version of this Mexican sweet roll an even more tender, heightened pillowy texture than the traditional recipe, we enrich the dough...

Gingerbread Morning Buns

Our gingerbread morning buns are the perfect holiday breakfast! We were obsessed with The Vanilla Bean Blog creator Sarah Kieffer’s brilliant idea to bake her...

Tahini Chocolate Rugelach

This traditional Jewish pastry from Joshua Weissman is essentially a cream cheese-based sweet dough that’s rolled with all sorts of fillings. Traditionally, rugelach is...

Peppermint Bark Puff Pastry Wreaths

Because puff pastry requires a bit of effort to make, recipe developer, Erin Jeanne McDowell, likes to make a large batch and freeze a...

Black Cocoa Kouign Amann

The buttered, sugared, and laminated Breton pastry, now in your favorite shade of cocoa. Little can be improved upon the kouign amann, but here,...
Pink Peppercorn Madeleines

Pink Peppercorn Madeleines with Five-Spice Pomegranate Glaze

When blogger, Rebecca Firth, lived in Beijing, her family would often go to Maison Boulud, where the bartenders served up madeleines with cocktails. This...

Strawberry Shortcakes

We pump up the strawberry flavor in this shortcake by stirring in fresh and freeze-dried berries into the sweet biscuit dough and the tangy...

Peach Blackberry Bourbon Crostata

The crostata, an Italian rustic tart, may seem an unlikely vessel for juicy peaches. But take one bite of this richly crusted treat, and...
Cardamom Rhubarb Shortcakes

Claire Ptak’s Cardamom Rhubarb Shortcakes

American expat Claire Ptak is baking Meghan and Prince Harry's royal wedding cake! In honor of that, we're sharing one of her perfect summer recipes,...