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7 Sweets for the Most Romantic Jewish Holiday You’ve Never Heard Of

Image by Gayle L. Squires

Tu B’av is being called the Jewish holiday of love. Here, some dessert recipes to help spark passion in the kitchen and elsewhere.

Plum Cake With Lime and Rose

It doesn’t get much better than this. Summer fruit, a hint of rose… and thou.

Homemade Cherry-Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream Sandwiches

Homemade ice cream sandwiches are a delightful finale to a summer dinner. Image by Liza Schoenfein

Food editor Liza Schoenfein’s homemade ice-cream sandwiches are a delicious and sexy treat.

Coconut Sorbet with Summer Berries

Red, white and blue non-dairy frozen dessert. Image by Liza Schoenfein

Beat the heat with this light and easy sorbet. Plus, bonus points for being healthy!

Honey & Co.’s Cherry, Pistachio and Coconut Cake

Image by © Patricia Niven 2014

Okay…so maybe we’re a little biased and like coconut and fruit desserts. But who doesn’t? And your beloved will love it, too.

Fig Sorbet

Image by Gayle L. Squires

Here’s a cool and sensuous use for a luscious late-summer fruit.

Chocolate Cake

Gomez Family Cake Image by Deborah R. Prinz

Chocolate and romance…these two go hand and hand. Nothing says I love you like chocolate, and making this with your sweetie will be a memorable romantic treat.

Chocolate-Babka French Toast

Image by Leah Koenig

Who wouldn’t want to wake up to this?

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