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Dessert

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Pear Ginger Souffle

Ingredients
  • Unsalted butter, softened, for dishes
  • 5 tablespoons sugar, plus more for dishes
  • 3 large ripe pears, preferably Bartlett
  • 1 lemon, halved
  • 1 piece of fresh ginger (3 inches), peeled and cut into smaller pieces
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 6 large egg whites
  • 1 pinch of cream of tartar
  • 2 tablespoons poire William (pear flavored eau-de-vie), optional
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Tropical Fool

Ingredients
  • 1/3 cup (2 ounces) unsalted macadamia nuts
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 large ripe pineapple, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 4 ripe kiwis, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 small ripe papayas, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean (preferably Tahitian), split and scraped
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 cup dark rum
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon dark Muscovado, or dark-brown sugar
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Opera Fudge

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces, room temperature, plus more for baking sheet
  • 4 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 cups light cream
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 pound unsweetened baking chocolate
  • 1/2 ounce food paraffin
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Baked Vanilla Pears with Figs

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Red Currant and Lemon Tartlets

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Dolley Madison Layer Cake

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Blueberry Sauce

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Apple-Cognac Crumb Cake

Other Ideas:
Apples, Cognac, Crumb cake
Ingredients
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour (not self-rising)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour (not self-rising)
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup dark-brown sugar
  • 3 medium baking apples, such as Empire, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 cup Cognac
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup creme fraiche
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon Cognac
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Marshmallow Cookie Sandwiches

Ingredients
  • Vegetable oil cooking spray, for pan
  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 2/3 cup cold water
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup light corn syrup
  • Coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Confectioners' sugar, for cutting
  • 9 store-bought graham crackers, split in half, or 18 Cinnamon and Sugar Graham Crackers
  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted
  • 1 cup salted, roasted peanuts, chopped
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