Out of the Box: Sweet Recipes

Food Network Magazine puts chefs from Food Network Kitchens to the test: Create inventive recipes with common supermarket ingredients like tea and mixed nuts.

Photo By: Kang Kim

Photo By: Kang Kim

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Photo By: Lisa Shin ©Lisa Shin Photography, Inc.

Photo By: Lisa Shin ©Lisa Shin Photography, Inc.

Photo By: Kang Kim

Photo By: Kang Kim

Sweet Corn Ice Cream

We bet you've never tasted corn quite like this. Whipped into a custard with sour cream, half-and-half, plus sugar, just throw it into an ice cream maker and you're all set.

Get the Recipe: Sweet Corn Ice Cream

Eggnog Flan

Put a Christmas spin on this classic Spanish dessert.

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Root Beer Bundt Cake

If you love root beer, you'll love this easy cake that's infused with the old-school drink.

Get the Recipe: Root Beer Bundt Cake

Nutty Fig Toasts

A little crunchy and a little creamy, mixed nuts, ricotta and honey come together in 20 minutes or less!

Get the Recipe: Nutty Fig Toasts

Tea Cakes With Earl Grey Icing

Surprise guests with a unique take on Earl Grey tea. Rich, fluffy and moist, this frosting truly takes the cake.

Get the Recipe: Tea Cakes with Earl Grey Icing

Banana Cream Pie

Pie tastes better with a homemade crust. Make your own out of sugar cones, salt, sugar and butter.

Get the Recipe: Banana Cream Pie

Potato Chip-Chocolate Toffee

Salty chips combine with sweet toffee and semisweet chocolate for a snack so addicting you can't have just one.

Get the Recipe: Potato Chip-Chocolate Toffee

Apple-Berry Brown Betty

Crushed sugar cones, Golden Delicious apples, blackberries and brown sugar make this dish a sweet success.

Get the Recipe: Apple-Berry Brown Betty

Chocolate-Hazelnut Tart

Five ingredients are all you'll need to whip up this chocolate filling in no time.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate-Hazelnut Tart

Coffee-Caramel Tres Leches Cake

Store-bought pound cake cuts down the preparation time of this Mexican dessert.

Get the Recipe: Coffee-Caramel Tres Leches Cake

Cinnamon Raisin-Nut Toffee

Making this toffee on a weeknight is a cinch. Mixed nuts and raisins give it an extra crunchy-chewy texture.

Get the Recipe: Cinnamon Raisin-Nut Toffee