We wanted our Mile-High Lemon Meringue Pie recipe to produce a tall and fluffy topping, so we made the meringue with a hot sugar syrup, and added a bit of cream of tartar to the egg whites before we beat them.
Baked in butter and then crowned with more of it, this puffy golden pancake is similar to a popover in texture with a moist eggy interior and crispy outside. And good for breakfast or dessert, depending how you top it.
Dorie Greenspan: "What I know for sure is that everyone who has these cookies smiles and smiles are pretty powerful."
Pineapple Buns are a go-to pastry in Chinatown markets and restaurants throughout the U.S. Thanks to a sugary backed topping, they are both fluffy and crunchy. And there's no limit to the fillings - sweet or savory - that you can add to them.