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Sugary spectacles: Desserts that deserve a standing ovation

10 Recipes
Sugary spectacles: Desserts that deserve a standing ovation
(Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times)

Chocolate chiffon cake with chocolate glaze

Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Yields Serves 12 to 16

Pear bourdaloue

Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Yields Serves 12 to 16

Apple and Calvados croustade

Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Yields Serves 8

Butterscotch budino with caramel sauce

Time 45 minutes
Yields Serves 10

Chocolate chestnut cake

Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Yields Serves 16

Buche de Noel

Time 1 hour
Yields Serves 12 to 14

Pomegranate-glazed orange cheesecake

Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Yields Serves 10-12

Hazelnut torte with espresso cream

Time Active work time: 40 minutes Total preparation time: 1 hour 40 minutes
Yields Serves 10 to 12

Coconut layer cake

Time Active work time: 30 minutes Total preparation time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Yields Serves 12


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