Fast and Easy Desserts
In a bind, turn to these tasty confections to satisfy your sweet tooth. From a lemon-cherry yogurt parfait to mini black-bottom cheesecakes, these desserts don't sacrifice taste for time.
Baked Alaska is a layer of cake covered with ice cream and meringue. In this version, Grace Parisi skips the cake. Instead, she tops ice cream (preferably coconut) with pineapple chunks that have been sautéed with store-bought dulce de leche, then spoons a quick meringue over the fruit and broils until golden.