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  • Classic Apple Pie

    Classic Apple Pie

    Classic Apple Pie (Source: WAFB)Classic Apple Pie (Source: WAFB)

    Ever since that first apple orchard was planted on Beacon Hill, overlooking Boston Harbor, apples have been the chief ingredient in America’s premier dessert. After all, nothing is more American than apple pie.

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    Ever since that first apple orchard was planted on Beacon Hill, overlooking Boston Harbor, apples have been the chief ingredient in America’s premier dessert. After all, nothing is more American than apple pie.

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  • Praline and Peach Ice Cream

    Praline and Peach Ice Cream

    Praline and Peach Ice Cream (Source: WAFB)Praline and Peach Ice Cream (Source: WAFB)

    Peaches are plentiful in early summer and are often eaten on ice cream. By combining the traditional Louisiana dessert, pralines, with fresh Ruston peaches, an ice cream flavor like no other is created.

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    Peaches are plentiful in early summer and are often eaten on ice cream. By combining the traditional Louisiana dessert, pralines, with fresh Ruston peaches, an ice cream flavor like no other is created.

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  • Tarte à la Bouie

    Tarte à la Bouie

    Tarte à la Bouie (Source: WAFB)Tarte à la Bouie (Source: WAFB)

    Because eggs and milk were so plentiful in Bayou Country, custard-based desserts were quite common. Tarte à la Bouie is one of the oldest desserts from this area.

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    Because eggs and milk were so plentiful in Bayou Country, custard-based desserts were quite common. Tarte à la Bouie is one of the oldest desserts from this area.

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  • Red Wine Chocolate Ganache Cake

    Red Wine Chocolate Ganache Cake

    Red Wine Chocolate Ganache Cake (Source: WAFB)Red Wine Chocolate Ganache Cake (Source: WAFB)

    This cake is super simple, but the addition of the red wine takes this one to another level. Perfectly ideal for holiday celebrations, like Mother’s Day, or even an afternoon snack.

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    This cake is super simple, but the addition of the red wine takes this one to another level. Perfectly ideal for holiday celebrations, like Mother’s Day, or even an afternoon snack.

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  • Grand Coteau Chocolate Pecan Pie

    Grand Coteau Chocolate Pecan Pie

    Grand Coteau Chocolate Pecan Pie (Source: WAFB)Grand Coteau Chocolate Pecan Pie (Source: WAFB)

    This pecan pie is usually served here on special holidays, and the pecans used in the dish are actually harvested from the very trees growing on and around the Academy grounds.

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    This pecan pie is usually served here on special holidays, and the pecans used in the dish are actually harvested from the very trees growing on and around the Academy grounds.

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  • Strawberry and Lemon Pie

    Strawberry and Lemon Pie

    Strawberry and Lemon Pie (Source: WAFB)Strawberry and Lemon Pie (Source: WAFB)

    When spring rolls around, the refreshing flavor of lemon pie fills the mouths of many people in south Louisiana. However, the tart lemon flavor can be enhanced with the addition of fresh strawberries or blueberries.

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    When spring rolls around, the refreshing flavor of lemon pie fills the mouths of many people in south Louisiana. However, the tart lemon flavor can be enhanced with the addition of fresh strawberries or blueberries.

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  • White Chocolate 'King Cake' Bread Pudding

    White Chocolate 'King Cake' Bread Pudding

    White Chocolate "King Cake" Bread Pudding (Source: WAFB)White Chocolate "King Cake" Bread Pudding (Source: WAFB)

    After the festivities of Mardi Gras are finished, there is always a question of what to do with the left over king cake. Why not make bread pudding?

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    After the festivities of Mardi Gras are finished, there is always a question of what to do with the left over king cake. Why not make bread pudding?

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  • Riz au Lait

    Riz au Lait

    Riz au Lait (Source: WAFB)Riz au Lait (Source: WAFB)

    Rice custard, like flan or bread pudding, is considered a premier Creole dessert.

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    Rice custard, like flan or bread pudding, is considered a premier Creole dessert.

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  • Mocha Brownies

    Mocha Brownies

    Mocha Brownies (Source: WAFB)Mocha Brownies (Source: WAFB)

    This simple brownie is enhanced with the addition of instant coffee.

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    This simple brownie is enhanced with the addition of instant coffee.

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