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Salty-Sweet Dessert Recipes

The secret to taking a dessert from good to great is a generous pinch of salt.
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The secret to taking a dessert from good to great might surprise you. If you heed recipe developer Samantha Seneviratne’s advice, a generous pinch of salt is key. Salt accentuates. It amplifies. It helps mask bitterness and—no secret here—it enhances caramel, chocolate, and butterscotch. From Deborah Madison’s double peanut cookies to the ultimate banana cake you see here, these salty-sweet indulgences wow with every bite.

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