6 Desserts to Make Any Time of Year

January 16, 2015

Every other Friday, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.

Today: With a selection of pantry sundries and some time, these impressive desserts are never out of reach.

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Figs are sensitive. Pomegranates can be cagey. And ripe peaches are basically a rarity. But sugar, eggs, flour, and butter? They're always there for you, all year round, ready to work together for the sake of a sweet treat. You will inevitably be invited to a dinner party this year, and you will maybe throw one too, so it may be wise to master a show-stopping dessert for whenever the time comes. Whether you like your desserts chocolatey or flaky or creamy, one of these six could very well become your signature.

Chocolate Soufflé

Chocolate Babka

Kouign Amann

Banana Butterscotch Pudding

Mini Black and White Cookies

Crêpe Cake

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