Recipe Roundup: Herb-Enhanced Desserts
Anya HoffmanAnya Hoffman
September 13, 2012
Fresh herbs can lend desserts a subtle aromatic note that completely transforms the dish. Here are a few of our favorite herb-enhanced sweets.
The perfect ending to a summer meal, this subtle sorbet is made with sweet, ripe peaches and a basil-infused simple syrup.
Bombolini are essentially Italian doughnut holes. This version from chef Matt Kelley is filled with a rich, rosemary-scented chocolate ganache.
Chilled Watermelon Soup with Mint and Ginger
The classic combination of watermelon and mint is enlivened with a touch of ginger in this refreshing, sweet soup from Carla Pellegrino.
Riesling-Poached Pineapple with Rosemary Whipped Cream and Pink Peppercorns
Rosemary whipped cream and crushed pink peppercorns balance the sweetness of wine-poached pineapple. Start this recipe a day early to give the rosemary enough time to infuse the cream.