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If you're going to jump off the calorie cliff, make it worthwhile. From Latin Flan to Coconut Dream Pie, all of these indulgent sweets are worth ditching your diet for.

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Latin Flan is a rich, sweet custard topped with caramel sauce. This version tastes like a cross between pudding and cheesecake. GET THE RECIPE

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You can never go wrong with chocolate and peanut butter, and this elegant-looking icebox cake is no exception. The best part: you don't even need to turn on the oven. GET THE RECIPE

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Inspired by the "Obsessive Ricotta Cheesecake" in Gina DePalma's Dolce Italiano, Desserts from the Babbo Kitchen, this cheesecake is a hybrid between an American-style cheesecake and an Italian-style cheesecake. GET THE RECIPE

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These boozy brownies with a swirl of tangy cheesecake are cakey on the bottom, alternately fudgy and creamy in the center, and crisp on top. GET THE RECIPE

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This warm banana cake drizzled with hot toffee sauce is a twist on the classic English dessert, sticky toffee pudding. GET THE RECIPE

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Spiked with bourbon, this warm and chocolate-y bread pudding is the ultimate comfort food. Top it with vanilla ice cream and you've got a grown-up brownie sundae. GET THE RECIPE

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Carrot cakes are usually heavy and dense, but this one is light with a fine texture. The secret is finely chopping the carrots in a food processor rather than grating them. GET THE RECIPE

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Who can resist a red velvet cupcake with its subtle chocolate flavor, deep mahogany color, and lavish swirl of tangy cream cheese frosting on top? GET THE RECIPE

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With a buttery shortbread crust and luscious lemon filling, these bright squares are as pretty as they are delicious. GET THE RECIPE

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A coconut-scented crust filled with creamy coconut custard, all covered in a pillow of whipped cream and heaps of toasted coconut -- this pie is downright dreamy. GET THE RECIPE