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It's the final flourish to a meal, the food memory you'll leave lingering on their lips, and everyone's favorite course: dessert! Brownies, cookies, pies, tarts, cakes, cupcakes, and more—we've got a scrumptious recipe sure to cure any sweet tooth. Overwhelmed by all the sweet options? Try to narrow it down to the type of dessert you're craving, then start with a search of our most popular recipes in each category to see what favorite recipes others are already making over and over. Cupcakes continue to be a popular dessert, and with the ability to customize them for guests, they're perfect for parties. Get creative with cupcakes using our ideas to dress them up for birthdays and more. We've also got lighter desserts full of sweet flavor but not full of calories, as well as make-ahead treats to save you time. If you're looking to tackle a new skill or take your baking skills to the next level, try one of our helpful guides. You'll learn how to make perfectly flaky pastry, check cookies for optimal doneness, and expertly frost cakes and cupcakes.

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Dark Chocolate Desserts

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Dark Chocolate Cake with Fresh Strawberry Buttercream

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Dress Up a Dessert in 8 Seconds (or Less!)

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