1. Double-Chocolate Cream Pie
Each step in this recipe is simple, and most can be done ahead of time, if you prefer. The dough can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 days or frozen for up to a month, wrapped in a double layer of plastic wrap, before being thawed and rolled out.
2. Maple Creme Caramel
Grade B maple syrup, which is darker and has a more intense flavor than grade A, is preferable for baking.
3. Maple Apple Walnut Cake
4. Orange Granita with Honey-Poached Pears, Cranberries and Citrus
5. Lemon Pistachio Agave Cookies
This dough can be made up to 3 days ahead and kept chilled in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
6. Honey-Cinnamon Banana Bread Pudding