Kristen Kish’s brilliant recipe for mug cake (revealed in a recent episode of Mad Genius Tips) requires just three steps: Add flour and baking powder to melted ice cream, whisk and microwave. Here, more great three-step dessert recipes.
1. Plum-and-Honey Sabayon Gratins
This stunning plum-studded sabayon—an airy custard sweetened with clover honey and Moscato—is summer’s answer to crème brûlée.
2. No-Bake Chocolate–Peanut Butter Cookies
Crumbly and ultra-peanutty, these cookies require just four ingredients: puffed-corn cereal, peanut butter cups, peanut butter and chocolate sprinkles.