Hoping to treat the ones you love to something sweet this Valentine’s Day? From chocolate-laced indulgences that deserve their own fan clubs to fruit-filled masterpieces, PBS Food has ideas from the heads of the culinary pack – like Christopher Kimball, Vivian Howard, Lidia Bastianich, America’s Test Kitchen and more! Read on for inspiration and recipes to get your baking bonanza started.
This flourless chocolate cake gets its silky, ultra-smooth, almost custard-like texture from the sugar syrup in its base, as well as from gentle baking. Find out how to create its uniquely complex flavor with “Milk Street.”
Some might consider this confection a Christmas tradition, but we’re making the case that there are few cakes better suited to a Valentine’s celebration! Find the recipe for this luscious cake and decadent icing with “A Chef’s Life.”
Herbs and chocolate might not be your first instinct, but “Kitchen Vignette’s” Aube Giroux is set to change your mind with these nutty, rosemary-perfumed sweet treats.
Not a chocolate fan? You certainly don’t need to be for this celebratory treat from Lidia Bastianich! Incorporating American sour cherries and highlighting a Genoa baking tradition, this treat tastes every bit as lovely as it looks.
An elegant centerpiece is a place to start, but what’s really important is that a dessert is truly delicious. This Chocolate-Raspberry Torte delivers on all fronts with its fudgey and deeply chocolatey foundation.