Sugar high ahead. Get the best dessert recommendations from Chowhounds, from restaurant dishes to bakeries, plus baking inspiration and ideas for the perfect dessert to make for any occasion.

Husk On vs Husk Off: The Best Way to Grill Corn This Summer

Knowing how to grill corn on the cob is a necessary summer skill, so here's how to do it right. Summer corn is so sweet and tender you can happily eat it raw, but when you want to cook your cobs, don...

First Quarter 2020 Baking Cookbook of the Month: FOOD52 GENIUS DESSERTS

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 days ago

Welcome to our First Quarter Baking COTM, running through March 2020, FOOD52 GENIUS DESSERTS: 100 RECIPES THAT WILL CHANGE THE WAY YOU BAKE. We’ll use this thread for all reports and discussion of ...

First Quarter 2020 Baking Cookbook of the Month NOMINATIONS

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 11 days ago

Greetings, and welcome to the nomination thread for our first Baking/Dessert COTM for 2020, which will run through March. Apologies for getting this going so late; we'll have a fast nomination and ...

January–March 2019 Baking/Dessert Cookbook of the Month: BRAVETART by Stella Parks

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 1 year ago

Welcome to our Baking and Dessert COTM for. January through March 2019, BraveTart: Iconic American Desserts by Stella Parks. We’ll use this thread for all reports and discussion of recipes in the b...

Hall of Fame Sweets

by sallyt 3 months ago

Walker suggested this great idea for a thread - please post your all-time favorite sweets with links or recipes!

How do I keep chocolate desserts cold while traveling?

by queencandy 4 years ago

I need to keep a large quantity of chocolate covered desserts cold for a trip of about an hour and in 90+degree weather. Texas is hot. What would be the best way to transport everything? Wo...

Black pepper in bread pudding

by fionasit 12 days ago

I'm just reading old posts on bread pudding while I wait for mine to come out of the crock pot, one woman puts black pepper and cardamom in her bread puddin. How about you any strange ingredients?

Bread Pudding

by eatingjoy 5 years ago

I checked the Chowhound search engine and most of the bread pudding discussions appear fairly dated. Bread pudding didn't come close to making it as December's Dish of the Month (love that deviled...

April 2019 COTM SFAH: Sauces and Desserts

by Westminstress 10 months ago

Welcome to April 2019 Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of SALT, FAT, ACID, HEAT: SAUCES, p. 358 BUTTER-AND-FLOUR DOUGHS, p...

Prefer Cakey Soft Pizzelles

by Pakistalian 1 month ago

Every recipe I see is for that "perfect" crisp pizzelle. If I want crisp, I'll buy it. I want SOFT and , CAKEY, and FLOPPY. My aunt used to make them that way. Don't ask me why, but that's what...

Quebec City Yule Log

by msdariaf 1 month ago

Will be visiting Quebec City for Christmas. Any suggestions as to where I can purchase a great Yule Log for our family dinner?

Fresh look -- "BEST New York Style Cheesecake in Los Angeles"

by msmarm 3 months ago

Bringing "BEST New York Style Cheesecake in Los Angeles!" to holiday season 2019, what are current faves, Carnegie Deli style?

Citrus with alcohol, served warm?

by THewat 1 month ago

In the 70's, my mother used to make a citrus dessert - probably rounds of oranges and grapefruit plus perhaps bing cherries? I suspect it had a healthy dose of alcohol in it, and it was served hot...

Where to pre-order Thanksgiving dessert?

by midtowndc 2 months ago

I signed up to bring dessert to the family Thanksgiving dinner and I have no interest in cooking/baking for 30 people. Two catches: First, we are going to Boston, so it needs to travel well. Se...

Can you freeze tiramisu?

by Nyleve 5 months ago

So I scoured the interwebs to get the answer to this question and got conflicting information. I want to prepare a pan of tiramisu in advance and freeze it, if possible. My recipe contains mascarpo...

Best kunafeh in Paterson NJ?

by unamuno907 3 months ago

What's the best place to get Kunafeh in Paterson NJ? How is Nablus sweets? Is that the place to go or is there somewhere better?

Recs for excellent flan/creme caramel in Seattle?

by ninotchka 3 months ago

I'm not looking for creme brûlée... thank you!

Decadent Deserts

by tbaker4u 3 months ago

I have a niece visiting who absolutely loves sweeties. So do I. Any suggestions for a extra special sampling of special deserts. Something warm with 3 components. Like cake, ice-cream (or any c...

Summer Quarter 2019 Baking Cookbook of the Month Nominations

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 6 months ago

Welcome to the nomination thread for our baking COTM for the third quarter of 2019, July through September, from the first appearance of ripe stone fruits and berries right through to their heyday...

Galette des Rois question

by ksmetamaid 3 months ago

I'm interested in making the attached recipe for Christmas this year. But by the time Christmas Day rolls around, I will be 5 days in to having extended family in my home, and it would be essentia...

Lost recipe

by scottferg 4 months ago

I made a dessert from Gourmet Magazine in the early 1990s that I can't find in the magazine's archives. It's for ricotta cheese-filled pears with a cherry brandy sauce. Any help finding this recipe...