Recipes

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Easiest Buttercream Ever

Easiest Buttercream Ever 1 cup or 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened3-4 tablespoons heavy cream or milk (or any liquid, or ...
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Fudgy Chocolate Bundt Cake

Fudgy Chocolate Bundt Cake 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour1 cup granulated sugar1 cup packed light brown sugar¾ cup Dutch process ...
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The Ultimate Chocolate Cream Pie

The Ultimate Chocolate Cream Pie Sugar Cookie Crust8 tablespoons 1 stick cold unsalted butter, cut into small cubes¼ cup granulated ...
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Easiest Apple Cake Ever

Easiest Apple Cake Ever ¾ cup plus 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour3 tablespoons granulated sugar1 teaspoon baking powder¼ teaspoon table salt3 ...
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Peanut Butter Billionaire Bars

Peanut Butter Billionaire Bars Peanut Butter Shortbread Layer1 cup all-purpose flour1/3 cup granulated sugar¼ teaspoon Kosher salt4 tablespoons unsalted butter ...
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Chocolate Chip Bourbon Bread Pudding

Chocolate Chip Bourbon Bread Pudding 5 cups or 9 ½ ounces challah or brioche bread, cut into 1 inch cubes½ ...
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Maple Bourbon Corn Ice Cream

Maple Bourbon Corn Ice Cream 4 ears of fresh corn (shucked, cobs halved and saved)1 ½ cups whole milk2 cups ...
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Spiral Bread

Spiral Bread 3 cups all-purpose flour1 tablespoon fast rising yeast (about 1 ½ (1/4 ounce packages))1 tablespoon kosher salt3 cups ...
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Lemon Thyme Madeleines

Lemon Thyme Madeleines Cookie Ingredients2 tablespoons unsalted butter (softened, for preparing the pan)2 tablespoon all purpose flour for preparing the ...
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Yeasty Cinnamon Rolls

Yeasty Cinnamon Rolls Sweet Yeast Dough1 cup water1 cup milk12 tablespoons 1 ½ sticks or ¾ cup unsalted butter, softened5 ...
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Hazelnut Genoise

Hazelnut Genoise ¾ cup confectioners' sugar¾ cup hazelnuts (toasted)½ cup cake flour½ cup cornstarch8 whole large eggs (room temperature)2/3 cup ...
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Potato Sourdough Starter

Potato Sourdough Starter 1 medium potato (unpeeled and cubed)3 ½ cups 28 fluid ounces waterUnbleached bread flour1 teaspoon 6 grams ...
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Olive, Onion, and Sweet Pepper Sourdough Focaccia

Olive, Onion, and Sweet Pepper Sourdough Focaccia Makes one 15 ½” x 10 ½”x 1” sheet pan Dough1 ½ cups ...
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Chocolate Sambuca Cookies

Chocolate Sambuca Cookies 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour1 tablespoon baking powder½ teaspoon salt2 large eggs2 tablespoons granulated sugar½ cup Sambuca ...
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Miniature Hazelnut Chocolate Cheesecakes

Miniature Hazelnut Chocolate Cheesecakes Ingredients for Crust10 chocolate sandwich cookies (broken into pieces)1/3 cup hazelnuts2 tablespoons unsalted butter (melted)Ingredients for ...
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Raspberry Sauce

Raspberry Sauce 1 12 oz. package frozen raspberries (thawed)2 tablespoons granulated sugar1 tablespoon water1 tablespoon cornstarch Puree raspberries, sugar, and ...
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Creme Anglaise

Creme Anglaise 1 cup heavy cream1 ½ cups whole milk5 large egg yolks½ cup granulated sugar2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract ...
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Boston Cream Pie

Boston Cream Pie 1 ¼ cups all purpose flour½ teaspoons baking powder½ teaspoon salt5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon unsalted butter ...
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Ganache (Chocolate Sauce)

Ganache (Chocolate Sauce) 1 cup heavy cream (plus more to thin sauce if needed)2 cups semisweet chocolate chips In a ...
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Easy Biscuits

Easy Biscuits 4 cups All Purpose flour2 tablespoons cornstarch2 tablespoons granulated sugar1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon baking ...
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