Apricot Crostata - Looking for a fresh and delicious dessert with a low sugar content? This rustic Apricot Crostata fits the bill. Perfect to serve at a picnic and equally wonderful for the finale of a great dinner.
Key Lime Cannoli-Cannoli is an elegant, baked puff pasty that originally hails from Sicily. Our key lime cannoli features homemade baked cannoli shells filled with a light, crisp key lime cream filling. Lightly sweet and crunchy outside filled with a creamy sweet tart inside. These would be great to serve at brunch or for dessert anytime of the year.
Palmiers or Elephant Ears-Known by all kinds of names - palmiers, palm leaves, elephant ears and French hearts - these sweet French pastries are quick and super easy to make. Just 2 ingredients! Red colored sugar and sweet heart shape makes these a great treat for Valentine's Day or to say I love you to mom on Mother's Day or dad on Father's Day for breakfast or brunch.
Chef Eddy's Mini Chocolate Espresso Éclairs are filled with a rich chocolate coffee pastry cream and topped with a shiny chocolate ganache glaze. These make a sweet treat perfect for breakfast or brunch or for an after dinner dessert - especially for mom on Mother's Day.
Mardi Gras recipes - We rounded up several of our favorite New Orleans recipes that are perfect for Mardi Gras, but great for a sweet treat any time of the year. Beignets, King Cake and Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie....you'll love serving these for dessert and your family will gobble them up. King Cake is a great brunch or breakfast treat as well. When you are planning a party - let the good times roll with these yummy recipes.
Lemon and White Chocolate Cannoli - This quick and easy no-bake recipe by Chef Eddy Van Damme puts a new twist on the classic cannoli recipe. Lemon and White Chocolate Cannolis are a quick way to finalize an Italian inspired dinner. The recipe for the filling can easily be halved if only making 6 cannoli. Great for a brunch get together as well.
Napoleons with Pomegranate or Berries - Delicate and flaky puff pastry with berry flavored pastry cream center. This is a delicious sweet treat for breakfast, brunch or dessert - especially when you add berry or almond liquor to the cream. This recipe is great for those who love fruit and would make a great treat for Mother's Day or a spring or summer get together.
Heart Puff Pastries with Ice Cream & Chocolate Sauce
Heart Puff Pastries with Ice Cream & Chocolate Sauce - Delicate puff pastries filled with homemade ice cream (or Creme Chantilly) and dipped in chocolate ganache. Cream puffs can be made days ahead of your holiday party or special occasion. Once baked, place in freezer bags and defrost at room temperature when needed. Once defrosted place them in 400°F oven for 4 minutes to make them crisp again and you are all set to fill with crème Chantilly or homemade ice cream. Melt the hearts of those…
Berries & Cream in Puff Pastry - Gorgeous puff pastry is filled with chilled vanilla pastry cream and topped with sweet strawberries! Perfect make-ahead light dessert for a dinner party. Prep and cook time is quick and easy - only takes about 20 minutes; however, these yummy sweet treats need to chill for 2 hours before serving.
Nutella Hot Cocoa Popover Souffles - These chocolate nutella popovers are light, crispy shells with a hollow, custardy interior. Our recipe fills that interior with dark and milk chocolate chips. This is the perfect dessert for someone you love - especially on Valentine's Day. Homemade chocolate sweet treats are the perfect way to warm someone's heart. Think of the smiles on your kid's faces when they find out these are waiting for them after dinner.
How to Make a Souffle-Making a souffle is easy - you just need to know the proper way to do it! Homemade souffles are rich, fluffy, moist bites of heaven - and you'll never crave going to a restaurant after you learn how to make them at home. Here is a step-by-step video from Chef Eddy Van Damme on how to make a delicious, buttery, melt-in-your-mouth souffle.
Easy Breakfast Popovers -These lightly sweet and airy popovers have a secret inside - a hollow center! The eggs in the batter cause the popover to rise quickly leaving a crisp shell with a custard-like interior. Serve with syrup and berries for breakfast. #popover #recipe
Berries and Cream Crescent Doughnuts Berries and Heavenly Cream Crescent Doughnuts are an adaptation of the Cronut™, a cross between a donut and a croissant. Filled with vanilla cream, fresh strawberries and raspberries.
Puff Pastry Horns (aka Italian Cream Horns) are scrumptious puff pastries wrapped around a metal horn and baked till golden and flaky. These little five ingredient wonders can be filled with whipped cream, custard or buttercream icing.