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Desserts, Dining Room, Plated Pastry

Articles, Tools, Guides, & Resources for Decorating and Serving Desserts


Desserts always taste better if they are presented in an artful way. Whether your dessert is sitting on your buffet table for guest to enjoy or you are plating them yourself, here are some tips and guides for making your dessert look its best.

Try one of the many recipes for desserts here on Pastry Sampler as well.

Dessert Features & Articles, Decorating Basics
Guide to Plating Desserts
All About Cannolis
Tuiles (Use for Garnishing Desserts)
Croquant (Ingredient or Garnish)
Sauce Design: Plated Desserts (Recipes, Examples)
Drying Vanilla Beans
Caramel Sauce (Clear & Cream Based)
Vanilla Sugar
Sugared Almonds
Beignets, Doughnuts, Fried Desserts
Kadaife - Greek Pastry
Holiday, Showpiece, and Piece Montee
How to Make Sugar Diamonds
Pastillage Recipes
Chocolate Box
Chocolate Violin and Viola
Chocolate Eiffel Tower
Gingerbread - Cookies & Breads
Fondant (Use for Covering Petit Fours)
Dessert Recipes
Desserts, Specialty and Creams
Crusts and Pastry Doughs
Pies and Tarts


Most Read Pages for Pastry and Cake

The Many Faces of Buttercream
Gingerbread House Resource Listing
All About Cannolis
Beignets, Doughnuts and Fritters
How to Make Crepes and Tips for Successful Crepes
Tuiles, Wafers and Other Thin Cookies
Pastillage Recipes
Fondant Recipes
Puff Pastry Turning Diagrams
Pie, Croustade and Tart Dictionary
Tip Conversions: Matching Ateco Tips to Other Brands for Easy Replacing
Sugar Stages
Temperature Conversions
General Oven Chart
Measures, Equivalents and Substitutions
Conversion to Metric
Metric Units of Measure
Conversion to US
Equivalency & Common Measures
Ice Cream Scoop Measures
General Can Sizing

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