Chocolate lovers will adore these dark, rich tartlets. The silky bittersweet-chocolate filling provides a sleek backdrop for a rainbow of piped meringue hearts. Make a large version for a party or minis like these, each sized for two to share.
Decadent, luxurious, thoroughly satisfying...cheesecake is one of those desserts that gets an ooh or an ahh from the crowd at very first sight. There are few treats that feel so tempting...and wrong but so right! But we digress. Here are some techniques you need to know if you want to achieve the perfect cheesecake.
This Italian triple-cream cheese is technically a cheese but has the texture of a wonderfully thick cream. It adds delight to all manner of recipes: It's the essential element in tiramisu; makes a luxurious frosting for sugar-and-spice cake; is a super-easy tart filling; adds rich, creamy depth to pastry puffs; and is the essential ingredient in icebox cake, semifreddo, and more.