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Blackberry Basil Tequila Ice Cream

Blackberry Basil Tequila Ice Cream 2 ½ cups 1 12-ounce package frozen blackberries1 ½ cups packed fresh basil leaves1 cup ...
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Blackberry Basil Tequila Sorbet

Blackberry Basil Tequila Sorbet Makes approximately 3 cups 2 ½ cups 1 12-ounce package frozen blackberries1 ½ cups packed fresh ...
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Reuben Sandwich Braid

Reuben Sandwich Braid Makes 1 15-inch long braid 2 ¼ cups warm water (110°F)2 tablespoons canola or olive oil4 cups ...
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Low Fat Chocolate Cake

Low Fat Chocolate Cake 1 cup unsweetened cocoa2 cups hot brewed coffee2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoons baking soda1/2 teaspoon ...
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Chocolate Cake Roll

Chocolate Cake Roll 1/3 cup Dutch processed cocoa powder, (plus more for dusting)1 teaspoon instant espresso powder, (optional)¼ cup boiling ...
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Black Forest Eton Mess

Black Forest Eton Mess Chocolate Meringue Sticks½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder1 cup confectioners’ sugar4 large egg whites, (room temperature)½ cup ...
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Rhubarb Cake

Rhubarb Cake 1 cup all-purpose flour¾ teaspoon baking powder½ teaspoon salt2 large eggs1 large egg yolk1 ½ cups granulated sugarZest ...
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Boozy Cherry Sauce

Boozy Cherry Sauce 1 can, (15.25 ounces pitted sweet cherries, drained and halved)½ cup syrup from canned cherries1/3 cup cherry ...
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Chocolate Whipped Cream

Chocolate Whipped Cream ¼ cup confectioners’ sugar2 ½ tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder2 cups heavy cream, (cold) In a small bowl, ...
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PB&J Crumb Bars

PB&J Crumb Bars Strawberry Jam Filling3 ¾ cups 1 ½ pounds frozen sliced strawberries, thawed1/3 cup granulated sugar1 tablespoon plus ...
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Mixed Berry Cobbler

Mixed Berry Cobbler 3 ¼ cups all-purpose flour¼ teaspoon salt1 ½ tablespoons baking powder¼ cup granulated sugar, (plus more for ...
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Cold Brew Tiramisu

Cold Brew Tiramisu 1 ¾ cups cold brew coffee ((or up to ¼ cup more if needed to soak lady ...
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Lady Fingers

Lady Fingers Makes approximately 4 dozen 6 egg yolks2/3 cup granulated sugara pinch of salt1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract1 cup ...
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Hamburger Buns

Hamburger Buns Makes 12 buns/rolls 3 cups all-purpose flour1 cup white whole wheat flour1 ¼ teaspoons Kosher salt2 ½ tablespoons ...
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Sized “Just Right” Chocolate Cake

Sized “Just Right” Chocolate Cake 5 ½ tablespoons unsalted butter, (softened)1 cup minus two tablespoons granulated sugar1 large egg½ teaspoon ...
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Chocolate Italian Buttercream

Chocolate Italian Buttercream 1 ¼ cups granulated sugar, (divided)¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon water7 large egg whites, (room temperature)¾ teaspoon ...
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Coconut Cashew Chocolate Tart

Coconut Cashew Chocolate Tart Crust1 ¾ cups whole cashews¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar, (packed)4 tablespoons unsalted butter, ...
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Good Morning Cookies

Good Morning Cookies 2 cups old fashioned oats1 ¼ cups white whole wheat flour1 cup all-purpose flour1 cup Grape Nuts ...
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Espresso Almond Biscotti

Espresso Almond Biscotti 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour1 cup white whole wheat flour2 teaspoons baking powder½ teaspoon baking soda½ teaspoon ...
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Strawberry Lemon Curd Tart

Strawberry Lemon Curd Tart Crust1 ½ cups all-purpose flour1/3 cup confectioner’s sugar½ cup (1 stick) cold, unsalted butter, cut into ...
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