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 with Labor Day fast approaching, here's how to do it right—whether you grill corn without the husk or with it on. Summer corn is...

2021 Retrospective - The Best New-to-You Recipes made in 2021

by masha 24 days ago

What recipes did you make for the first time during 2021 that were a hit? Links to the recipe and/or to your earlier CH report on it are encouraged. I'll kick off the discussion: Epicurious's...

May–July 2021 Baking COTM: Yossy Arefi’s Snacking Cakes, Sweeter Off the Vine & Blog

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 9 months ago

Welcome to our May–July 2021 BCOTM, where we’ll be baking our way through Yossy Arefi’s books SNACKING CAKES and SWEETER OFF THE VINE and her baking blog, http://www.apt2bbakingco.com/. You can ...

What are you NOT baking?

by shellybean27 6 months ago

I have no problem turning on the oven during the blazing days of summer, but I have to admit I love a good no-bake dessert this time of year. What sweet treats are you making right now that don’t r...

Help Me Recreate & Identify Components Of A White Chocolate Butterscotch Cake I Tried (Photos Included)

by cgxy96 3 months ago

I fell in love with a white chocolate butterscotch block cake from a chain store in my country called Awfully Chocolate. Trying to recreate it at home but I need help identifying certain components...

January–April 2022 Baking/Dessert Cookbook of the Month NOMINATIONS

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 16 days ago

Welcome to the nominations for our first Baking/Dessert Cookbook of the Month of 2022, which will run through the end of April. Any baking- or dessert-oriented books (or websites), are fair game! ...

September–December 2021 Baking/Dessert Cookbook of the Month NOMINATIONS

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 5 months ago

Welcome to the nomination thread for our final Baking/Dessert Cookbook of the Month of 2021, which will run from September through the end of the year. Any baking- or dessert-oriented books (or w...

Best Dessert Offerings in Toronto 2021

by elvisahmed 29 days ago

Starting a thread to rate or share the best desserts you have had all year. It has been a tough year for dinning in so most of my picks have been takeout.

Benkyodo in San Francisco's Japantown [San Francisco]

by Hiko Ikeda 20 years ago

Although it is not a restaurant, "seated" eating--or drinking can be done inside the store, in addition, it is larger than many restaurants in the city. What do you guys think of this historica...

Tried the Washington Post Swiss Roll recipe

by Gretchen 26 days ago

Any thoughts on how I can salvage this? I’ve never bombed a recipe this badly in my life. The whipped cream filling is delicious. Merry Christmas!

Philly Cream Cheese Shortage - $20 Reward from Philadelphia

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

"How to receive your $20 digital reward from Philadelphia*: RESERVE: Starting on 12/17 and 12/18 at 12pm EST each day, be one of the first to reserve your spot to claim a limited dessert re...

Roselle limited edition cookie box

by elvisahmed 1 month ago

Picked this up over the weekend. A bit pricy at 50$ for 16 pieces (really 12 as the meringues are tiny). I suggest one pick this collaboration and limited run set. It went well with the recipient a...

The Annual Thanksgiving Aftermath, Failures and Successes

by mushroomaffairs 2 months ago

So how was your Thanksgiving? Good, bad and ugly? Any no shows? Raw mashed potatoes? Turkey on fire??????????? My Thanksgiving was a success! Even though it was held at my house, I didn't d...

Make ahead question

by Amandarama 2 months ago

I am considering making a half recipe of this chocolate bread pudding for Thanksgiving - https://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/bittersweet-chocolate-bread-pudding Does it seem like something that ...

Have you made any Halloween desserts, cookies or dishes this year?

by mushroomaffairs 3 months ago

I haven't made anything this year and Halloween is in two days! We are going to the children's parade in the Village (NYC) on Sunday but that's as Halloweenie as we're getting this year. I'm dres...

The Sweet Booth retirement - Oakland Chinatown

by MitchellN 4 months ago

Bittersweet announcement: The Sweet Booth owner is retiring in late October, 2021, after 28 years in the boba business. The Sweet Booth is in the heart of Oakland’s Chinatown, a small service count...

FRUIT CURD -- Home Cooking Dish of the Month, May 2021

by masha 9 months ago

Welcome to the Reporting Thread for our May 2021 Dish of the Month (“DOTM”), Fruit Curd. The purpose of this thread is to collect reports from Hounds about their preparation of Fruit Curds during...

Best Tasting Cream Puffs in the GTA?!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 3 months ago

Fattening?! Who cares?!......When its this darn goooood!! Surprising birthday gifts keep on coming from the kids! This time, a collection of exquisite tasting, super-delicate, fluffy & light,...

Pumpkin Spice Homemade Recipe

by twong9274 4 months ago

Ingredients: 2 cups heavy cream 1 cup whole milk 1 cup pumpkin puree 1 cup brown sugar 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1 tsp vanilla ¼ tsp kosher salt Equipment: 2-quart ice cream maker 1x la...

Whats wrong with my tart crust?

by cgxy96 4 months ago

I followed the below recipe but my tart came out like that. The only difference was that I was impatient for the ice cube to melt to water so I folded it into my tart dough until it melted. Does my...

'FUWA FUWA, Bathurst & 16th Ave., Vaughan' - Nicely crafted Japanese style Pancakes.

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 5 months ago

For those with sweet tooth and love pancakes, this Japanese creation might just be the right treat for you. After hearing so many thumbs-up review of the place, I finally decided to brave the po...