Pastries

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...

Chocolate Éclairs

The term éclair translates literally to “flash of lightning,” a reference to how quickly these oblong treats are eaten. Our version is a decadent...

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,...

Double Vanilla Cream Cheese Braid

Below this bread's braid is a decadent cream cheese filling loaded with vanilla sugar and paste. Find more ways with vanilla in our May/June...
Chestnut-Ricotta Sfogliatelle

Chestnut-Ricotta Sfogliatelle

This shell-shaped Italian pastry takes lamination to a new level. Pasta-thin dough is brushed with butter, tightly rolled into a log shape, and sliced...
Orange Marmalade Pudding

Our Must-Bake Orange Recipes

Welcome citrus season with these tangy delights. From a traditional British pudding with a sticky orange marmalade glaze and an almond-laden clementine cake to...