Rogue Baking Tips with Alice Medrich

Alice's Top 5 No-Bake Desserts

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Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52—with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.

Today: Five desserts that keep the oven firmly turned off. 

Beer for Dessert

Now that it's July, there's no denying the heat any longer: It's hot. Our air-conditioners are in. Our shorts are on. Which is why it's high time time to re-share Alice Medrich's no-bake desserts. While the delight of laying out a freshly baked pie or sheet of brownies on the counter is a palpable one, that thrill is often countered by the climbing (read: stifling) temperatures we get the pleasure of experiencing in the summer months. But just because it's sweltering out doesn't mean your sweet tooth is taking a vacation. Good thing these five recipes preclude pre-heating.

Strawberries and Cream, 5 Ways

How To Serve Strawberries and Cream

 

Crazy-Good No-Temper Chocolate-Dipped Cherries

Crazy-Good No-Temper Chocolate Dipper Cherries

 

Beer Floats

Beer For Dessert

 

Grilled Chocolate Sandwiches

Grilled Chocolate Sandwiches

 

Sensational Strawberry Sorbet

Sensational Strawberry Sorbet

Get excited about Alice's book Flavor Flours: nearly 125 recipes—from Double Oatmeal Cookies to Buckwheat Gingerbread—made with wheat flour alternatives like rice flour, oat flour, corn flour, sorghum flour, and teff (not only because they're gluten-free, but for an extra dimension of flavor too). 

 

 

Photos by James Ransom and Mark Weinberg

Tags: no-bake desserts, baking, summer, desserts, everyday cooking

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25 days ago Kevin Chung Lin

the grilled choco sandwiches just did it for me....LOL

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about 1 year ago RON SAMBRANO

Love it. I used to work in a natural food store, and did some raw stuff. Thanks for your articles. Foodies gotta stick together.

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about 1 year ago Laura415

Love the idea of the beer floats. I know it's not GF but I still love the chocolate stout with Vanilla ice cream. The best! Instead of grilled chocolate sandwiches with bread; I make (or buy) fresh made corn tortillas and fill them with chopped chocolate and a sprinkle of crunchy turbinado sugar. Grill on the stovetop until melty. They are divine and GF:)