Dessert

Crispy Cheesy Latkes

I’ve eaten latkes at least once a year since before I could even form memories — so I like to find new, fun ways to make them.

Leftover Cranberry Sauce Tart

Thanksgiving may have come and gone but delicious desserts are still here! I would bet…

Cinnamon-Cardamom Sufganiyot

Eitan Bernath’s fluffy, spiced sufganiyots are fried to golden brown, rolled in cinnamon-sugar and filled with a cardamom-spiced pastry cream.

Spiced Carrot Cake with Whipped Honey

This cake is inspired by the ones my parents made when I was a vegetable-hating…

Pistachio-Date Rugelach with Rosewater Honey

Middle Eastern flavors shine in Eitan Bernath’s Israeli-style recipe.

Angel Food Cake with Macerated Strawberries

This is a cake that’s perfect for entertaining – it’s a mile high, feeds a crowd, and is best made the day before you eat it! If you’ve never had it, it’s a feather light cake that reminds me of meringue. I flavor mine with a mix of vanilla and almond extracts for just a hint of flavor. There’s nothing better on top than sweet, juicy macerated strawberries. The brandy balances out the sweetness of everything else perfectly, and the cake acts like a giant sponge to soak up all of the ruby red strawberry juices.

Chocolate Tahini Cake with Tahini and Halva Crumb Topping

And it’s topped with a halva crumb topping to die for.

Dulce de Leche Brownies

Sweetened condensed milk! I turn this pantry staple into a decadent caramel and spread it over top of the brownies before they bake, creating an even more luscious dessert.

Jumbo Bakery-Style Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles are one of my favorites cookies of all time and that’s because I absolutely…

Hungarian Krémes

Krémes are made up of layers of pure deliciousness and incredible textures. You have pressed sheets of crisp, golden puff pastry with a hefty amount of decadent vanilla custard sandwiched in between.