12 Desserts for Special Occasions

Here at the Food Channel our menus tend to be heavy on homey, simple desserts—but sometimes it's useful to be able to make a larger, more complex, or more technical sweet. These recipes are ideal for large gatherings or times when you want to impress guests or loved ones.

12 Desserts for Special Occasions
From roasted pear and cranberry crostata to beet ice cream on citrus soil.

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