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Pastry chef Aggie Chin shares her recipes for a dinner party dessert, a citrus pavlova cake, and festive drink of pink champagne and a dollop of grapefruit sorbet. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Desserts To Help Ring In The New Year

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This version of Baked Alaska at Delmonico's restaurant in New York City stays true to the original: a walnut sponge cake layered with apricot compote and banana gelato, covered with torched meringue. Courtesy of Delmonico's Restaurant hide caption

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A Lane cake is a layered sponge cake filled with a rich mixture of egg yolks, butter, sugar, raisins and whiskey and topped with boiled icing. Nadia Chaudhury for NPR hide caption

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A Boozy Parisian Pineapple That Tastes Like The Holidays

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