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Beat the heat: really cool desserts

  • Recipe: Frozen peach soufflé with raspberry sauce

    Recipe: Frozen peach soufflé with raspberry sauce

    Total time: 55 minutes, plus freezing and optional softening time Servings: 8 to 10 Raspberry sauce 3/4 pound fresh or frozen raspberries 1/3 cup sugar Juice of 1/2 lemon 1. Purée the raspberries in a food mill, discarding the seeds. The raspberries can also be puréed in a food processor, then...

  • Recipe: Frozen blackberry souffle

    Recipe: Frozen blackberry souffle

    Frozen blackberry souffle Total time: 55 minutes, plus freezing and optional softening time Servings: 8 to 10 Note: If the sugar crystallizes while cooking in step 3, try the step again in a clean saucepan and add one-fourth teaspoon corn syrup before cooking the sugar, but proceed with the rest...

  • Recipe: Peach and pecan sundae

    Recipe: Peach and pecan sundae

    Total time: 45 minutes Servings: 8 Note: Adapted from the book "From the Dining Car" by James D. Porterfield. Served by chef Kevin Langton on the Georgia 300. 1/2 cup chopped pecans 4 large peaches Juice of 1 lemon 6 tablespoons ( 3/4 stick) butter 1/2 cup light brown sugar 3 tablespoons heavy...

  • Recipe: Chocolate sea salt cookie ice cream sandwiches

    Recipe: Chocolate sea salt cookie ice cream sandwiches

    Total time: 1 hour, plus chilling and assembly time Servings: Makes about 18 medium ice cream sandwiches (or 36 cookies) Note: The sea salt can be omitted, but it balances the sweetness of the ice cream. Gray sea salt, sometimes referred to as Celtic sea salt or sel gris, is recommended. It's available...

  • Recipe: Coconut cookie ice cream sandwiches

    Recipe: Coconut cookie ice cream sandwiches

    Total time: About 2 hours, plus chilling and assembly time Servings: Makes about 35 medium ice cream sandwiches (or 70 cookies) Note: Sandwiches are best assembled one day ahead to allow the cookies to soften slightly. 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, at room temperature, plus extra for rolling 1/2...

  • Recipe: Molasses cookie ice cream sandwiches

    Recipe: Molasses cookie ice cream sandwiches

    Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes, plus chilling and assembly time Servings: Makes about 18 large ice cream sandwiches (or 36 cookies) Note: Adapted from "Sunday Suppers at Lucques" by Suzanne Goin. This cookie dough is very soft when made and may need to be chilled at intervals as the cookies are...

  • Recipe: Mint Cream Dream

    Recipe: Mint Cream Dream

    Active Work Time: 10 minutes Total Preparation Time: 25 minutes plus 3 hours chilling One of the gourmet Jell-O desserts once served at the New American bistro Bambara in Salt Lake City. From chef Scott Blackerby. 1 (3-ounce) package lime-flavored gelatin 3/4 cup sugar Dash salt 1 cup boiling water...

  • Recipe: Mandarin parfait with candied ginger

    Recipe: Mandarin parfait with candied ginger

      Total time: 40 minutes plus chilling time Servings: 6 Note: This recipe works beautifully with Satsumas. VIDEO: Click here to see Times Food editor Russ Parsons making this recipe. 1/4 cup sugar 3 tablespoons instant tapioca 2 3/4 cups whole milk 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 vanilla...

  • Recipe: Cherimoya semifreddo

    Recipe: Cherimoya semifreddo

      Total time: About 50 minutes, plus drying time and freezing time Servings: 8 Note: Make the kumquat zest the day before you plan to make the semifreddo. Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, please share it with us: Click here to upload...

  • Recipe: Tangy frozen lemon yogurt

    Recipe: Tangy frozen lemon yogurt

    Tangy frozen lemon yogurt Total time: 10 minutes, plus chilling and freezing time Servings: Makes 1 quart Note: (This recipe is from David Lebovitz. Read the original article here.) Greek-style yogurt is available at Trader Joe's and well-stocked markets. Citric acid is available at some pharmacies,...

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