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Dessert Sauces and Frosting

  • Recipe

    Strawberry-Pomegranate Sauce

    Pomegranate molasses lends a warm, deep counterpoint to sweet, bright strawberries. Try this sauce over ice cream, garnished with pistachios and mint. It’s also delicious on pound cake or waffles.

  • How-To

    How to Rescue Overwhipped Cream

    We've all made the mistake of whipping cream just a little too long, so it's clumpy and stiff. Luckily, you don't have to throw it away and start over, if…

  • Recipe

    Caramel Soufflés with Ginger Crème Anglaise

    Flavoring the pastry cream with a simple homemade caramel makes for a sophisticated departure from the usual chocolate soufflés. If you like, you can pair the soufflés with raspberry compote…

  • Recipe

    Lemon Soufflés with Raspberry Compote

    These light, citrusy soufflés get a hit of bright color and sweet-tart flavor from the vivid raspberry compote. If you prefer, you can pair the soufflés with blood orange sauce…

  • Chocolate Soufflés with Blood Orange Sauce

    Chocolate Soufflés with Blood Orange Sauce

    The deep, rich chocolate flavor in these individual soufflés comes from a combination of Dutch-processed cocoa powder and unsweetened chocolate in the pastry cream. The blood-orange sauce provides a sweet-tart…

  • Recipe

    Basic Royal Icing

    A mixture of egg whites and confectioners’ sugar, royal icing hardens to a durable, crunchy consistency as it dries, which makes it ideal for cookies that you plan to give…

  • Recipe

    Basic Cookie Glaze

    This creamy glaze won’t set up as firmly as royal icing, so you can't use it to make elaborate designs, but it has a wonderful melt-in-your-mouth texture and your cookies…

  • Article

    Gardens Full of Green Tomatoes

    One of our favorite bloggers has a fresh, creative use for all those green tomatoes cluttering your garden.

  • Recipe

    Honey-Orange Caramel Sauce

    The key to this sauce, excerpted from the cookbook Modern Sauces, is to make sure that the flavors of the caramel and the orange remain in balance. Unlike the other…

  • Article

    Tzatziki: The Official Condiment of the 2012 Olympic Games

    Okay, maybe not, but this cool, creamy and protein-rich dip is great for summer snacking and watching the Olympic games.