Sugar and Spice: 10 Favorite Less-Sweet Desserts

Sugar and Spice: 10 Favorite Less-Sweet Desserts

Emma Christensen
Apr 26, 2010

Trust us, we've got nothing against a big slice of uber-rich chocolate cake! But our normal dessert preferences tend to veer toward the not-so-sweet side of things. We love fruit and bright flavors, dark chocolate and interesting spices. If you're like us, here's a round-up of desserts for you!

1. Lemon Yogurt Cake with Ginger-Thyme Syrup
2. Rosemary-Walnut Brown Butter Cookies
3. Honey and Spice Poached Pears
4. Chocolate Mousse with Olive Oil and Sea Salt
5. Chez Panisse Gingersnaps

6. Rhubarb Lavender Crumble
7. Frozen Nectarine and Yogurt Pie
8. Sour Cream Raisin Bars
9. Earl Grey Tea Cookies
10. Lemon Spongettes

Do you have a favorite less-sweet dessert?

Related: Entertaining Tip: End with Tea and Coffee

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