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What are you favorite epicurious dessert recipes?

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flzhang Apr 10, 2011 06:43 AM

What are some of the most popular dessert recipes from epicurious? I've tried most of the "best of epicurious" ones already.

I wish there was some way to sort it by the number of reviews instead of just the rating....

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    flzhang RE: flzhang Apr 17, 2011 05:43 PM

    anyone?

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      goodhealthgourmet RE: flzhang Apr 17, 2011 06:09 PM

      plenty of dessert recipe shout-outs in this thread:
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/379665

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        flzhang RE: goodhealthgourmet May 1, 2011 01:58 PM

        already looked through those, and most of them aren't desserts

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          goodhealthgourmet RE: flzhang May 1, 2011 05:18 PM

          already looked through those, and most of them aren't desserts
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          - lemon pudding cake
          - la bete noir
          - dulce de leche ice cream cake
          - Katharine Hepburn's browies
          - lemon curd layer cake
          - individual toffee, peach, pecan crisps
          - fresh raspberry cream tart
          - warm chocolate raspberry pudding cake
          - lemon poppyseed cake with white chocolate cream
          - Gramercy Tavern gingerbread cake
          - fudge pecan pie
          - Beaumes-De-Venise Cake
          - lemon olive oil cake
          - black pearl cake
          - double chocolate layer cake
          - french toast bread pudding
          - pomegranate-tangerine sorbet
          - chocolate peanut butter layer brownies
          - hazelnut cookies
          - mint brownies
          - Passover chocolate torte with raspberry sauce
          - brandied pumpkin pie
          - white chocolate strawberry cheesecake
          - mixed berry and white chocolate buttercream cake
          - chocolate brownie cookies
          - brownie pudding cake
          - butterscotch pecan thins
          - pumpkin cheesecake with bourbon sour cream topping

          ...and that's just from the top third of the thread.

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            HillJ RE: goodhealthgourmet May 1, 2011 05:21 PM

            ROFL...
            Gramercy Tavern gingerbread cake (keeper!)

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        CathleenH RE: flzhang May 1, 2011 05:45 PM

        This is great for when you want to impress guests but don't have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen:

        http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/foo...

        This is my new favorite recipe for a rich almond cake. It's made in a food processor and is incredibly easy:

        http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/foo...

        I have not made the mini cakes with poached pears, but instead used a 9 inch round pan, arranged fresh sliced pears on top and baked at 350 for about an hour. I look forward to trying it with cherries or plums this summer.

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        HillJ RE: flzhang May 1, 2011 03:53 PM

        http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/foo...

        This is one of my favorite Epi desserts and the spiced pumpkin seeds are a must! This recipe has garnered a good deal of praise and requests for the recipe. Next to the wonderful flavor of this flan, I think the height of it (where most flans are not usually high) is one of its strong suits.

        1. apple342 RE: flzhang May 9, 2011 02:53 PM

          *Grasshopper Squares. Alot of steps, but worth it.
          * Black Pepper Biscotti. Sub orange zest and double it.
          * GT Gingerbread
          * Inside Out Carrot Cake Cookies

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            HillJ RE: apple342 May 9, 2011 03:00 PM

            http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/foo...

            Ok, these are so delicious the recipe needs to be posted

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              apple342 RE: HillJ May 9, 2011 03:54 PM

              Definitely!! Thanks, HillJ! Forgot to include links. They are a keeper!

          2. rcallner RE: flzhang May 9, 2011 04:09 PM

            I've made this coconut chocolate chunk coffee cake several times, to ecstatic reviews. http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/foo...

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