Dessert Recipes

Coho Restaurant’s Chocolate Pots de Creme

Coho Restaurant Friday Harbor

  This dessert will satisfy any chocolate craving.  It is a cross between crème brulée and chocolate pudding – very rich and decadent to say the least! Ingredients 5 Large egg yolks 5 Tablespoons Sugar ¼ Teaspoon Sea Salt 1 3/4 Cup + 2 Tablespoons Heavy Cream 1/4  Cup + 2 Tablespoons Whole Milk 10 oz. Bittersweet […]

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Valencia Orange Cake

Coho Restaurant - Wednesday night Trattoria

This dessert we’ve been perfecting for years – it’s truly timeless. Though it holds a special place on our dessert menu today, it originated a few years back when Chef Bill started experimenting with items from foreign menus. We created specials themed by different countries, and it was the week of  Valencia, Spain when the […]

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Flourless Chocolate Espresso Cake

Chocolate Flourless Torte Coho Restaurant

If you’ve ever gotten to taste our flourless espresso cake, you were no doubt transported to a whole new world of blissful happiness. It is the perfect ending to a sumptuous Pacific Northwest dinner at Coho Restaurant. We love serving this as a regular menu item, but it is also easy to modify for different […]

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Salted Caramel Dark Chocolate Torte

This dessert is a crowd pleaser at any event! It’s a combination of some of our favorite recipes: Chocolate chip cookies, bittersweet chocolate filling, and salted caramel mousse. The marriage of these three recipes is an absolute honeymoon for your tastebuds! Chocolate Chip Cookie Crust Ingredients 2 cups crispy chocolate chip cookie crumbs 1/4 to 1/2 cup […]

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Chef Molly’s Berry Almond Bliss Tarts

Spring is just around the corner, and more importantly, summer is just a few short months away! In that spirit, Chef Molly sent along this mouthwatering recipe – a light, sweet and tangy tartlet to enjoy on a sunny day, perhaps with a glass of Moscato. Berry Almond Bliss Makes 12 individual tarts   Tools […]

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Time for Baklava with Chef Molly

Chef Molly’s Baklava started last year as part of a global cuisine dinner, but she liked it so much, she just decided to keep doing it! She actually never liked the Greek dessert as a child; she lacked the taste for nuts or honey. That changed in adulthood as she tried different types of natural […]

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A Delicious Lesson in History – on Pumpkin Pie!

It is a staple around every American’s table this time of year, as we welcome another holiday season. Thanksgiving just isn’t complete without the sweet, spicy, and oh-so-comforting aroma of pumpkin pie wafting throughout your home. But what you may not have known is that pumpkin pie has a history as rich as the holiday […]

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Double Ginger Ice Cream

Makes 1 Quart The fresh ginger adds intense flavor to this ice cream.  Though it’s a favorite at the restaurant, if you’re preparing this for people who are not quite the ginger fanatics that we are, you may want to decrease the amount of fresh ginger. 3 cups heavy cream 1 cup whole milk ¼ […]

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Dark Chocolate Mousse Recipe

    This is a lovely dessert that is reminiscent of chocolate clouds, yet is very simple to pull off and will keep for several days. 1 pound Dark chocolate 2 2/3 cup Heavy cream, lightly whipped 4 Eggs 1.  Place the chocolate in a stainless steel bowl and set aside.  Meanwhile, place a 4 […]

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Cannoli Recipe

Italian Cannoli From La Cucina Anna Maria:  Good Life Recipes from San Juan Island Shells: 2 cups all purpose flour 2 tablespoons shortening or lard 1 teaspoon honey ¼ teaspoon honey ¼ teaspoon salt ¾ cup Marsala wine 1 egg slightly beaten 1 ½ quarts vegetable oil metal tubes or dowels (6 x ¾ inches […]

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2 packages Savoiardi (Italian lady fingers) 1/2 lb Mascarpone cheese 1/2 cup brewed espresso coffee unsweetened 3 large eggs 3 TBLS sugar 2-3 TBLS Dutch cocoa 2-3 TBLS shaved bitter sweet chocolate for garnish Separate eggs. Put egg whites in electric mixer and beat until stiff peaks form. Mix yolks and sugar until combined. Add […]

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Key Lime Pie

Crust: 1 1/4 cup of graham cracker crumbs 6 TBLS of butter Filling: 1 can 14oz. sweetened condensed milk 1/2 cup plus 2 TBLS key lime juice 2 large eggs 2 TBLS lime zest Dash of salt Topping: 8 oz sour cream 1/4 cup sugar 1/8 tsp of salt Lime zest for garnish To make […]

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