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Other Desserts
Who doesn't like a reheated brownie a day or two after it's been baked?
Who doesn't like a reheated brownie a day or two after it's been baked?
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The best part of making a dessert is snacking on it throughout the rest of the week. By sliver or spoonful, for breakfast or a midnight snack, desserts always bring an indulgent smile. To make them last as long as possible, they have to be stored properly. Store cakes and brownies on the counter in airtight containers or wrap individual servings and store in a heavy-duty bag in the freezer to savor over four month's time. If your desert contains eggs, it should be stored in the refrigerator. Custards, puddings and creamy desserts benefit from time in the fridge. As they sit, layered desserts like banana pudding, strawberry trifle or tiramisu continue to marry their flavors to create a more rounded and intense flavor.


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