Prepare for an unparalleled (and unorthodox) blast of flavors in these stratified little candies. The exquisitely tender treats are emboldened with vanilla, chocolate, and coconut. Get the packaging how-to for the Neapolitan Coconut Strips.
Cakes, cookies, and brownies are great, but some of our favorite chocolate desserts just don’t fit into those categories. Here, you’ll find our collection of the best recipes for classics, such as chocolate puddings, mousses, fondues, bread puddings, and chocolate-dipped fruit. We also have a few new ideas, such as chocolate creme brulee, pavlova, and tiramisu for the more adventurous.
Who can resist velvety bittersweet, milk, or white chocolate topped with nuts, candy, or dried fruit? Try one of our bark variations below or experiment with your own favorite flavors. Movie Theater Bark, Cherry and Orange Peel Bark, S'mores Bark, Peppermint Bark, Lime and Macadamia Nut Bark, Pistachio, Dried Cranberry, and Toasted-Coconut Bark, Cookies-and-Cream Bark, Crackly Two-Tone Bark, and Peanut Butter Swirl Bark.
Sheet cakes, long a staple of bake sales and potlucks, are easy to make and even easier to transport. Be sure to let the cake cool completely before you frost it. Once frosted, the cake can be covered with plastic wrap and kept at room temperature up to three days.
It's our new go-to special-occasion cake: a tall, tender beauty that's sophisticated yet easy to make. What saves the lush milk chocolate frosting from being cloying is the addition of tangy sour cream.