Recipes

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Spiced Apple Pie

Spiced Apple Pie Flaky Cream Cheese Crust3 cups all-purpose flour¼ teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon baking powder1 cup 6 ¾ ounces ...
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Pecan Sticky Buns

Pecan Sticky Buns Dough½ cup warm water ((approximately 110 degrees Fahrenheit))4 tablespoons unsalted butter, (softened)1 large egg2 cups plus 2 ...
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Banana Muffins

Banana Muffins 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour2/3 cup granulated sugar1 ½ teaspoons baking powder¼ teaspoon salt½ teaspoon ground cinnamon2 large ...
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Chocolate and Almond Semifreddo

Chocolate and Almond Semifreddo 2 ½ cups whole milk4 large egg yolks¾ cup granulated sugar2 tablespoons cornstarch½ cup high quality ...
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Individual Hazelnut Fruitcakes

Individual Hazelnut Fruitcakes Makes approximately 12 fruitcakes 2 ½ sticks ((1 ¼ cups) unsalted butter, softened)1 cup granulated sugar5 large ...
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Bourbon Apple Cider Ice Cream

Bourbon Apple Cider Ice Cream Makes approximately 2 quarts 4 cups apple cider1 cup high quality bourbon2 cinnamon sticks2 whole ...
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Orange and White Pumpkin Cookies

Orange and White Pumpkin Cookies 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour1 tablespoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon ground nutmeg1 ½ teaspoons ground ginger½ ...
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Berry Frangipane Tart

Berry Frangipane Tart 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour¼ teaspoon salt8 tablespoons 1 stick unsalted cold butter, cut into ½ inch ...
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Cherry Frangipane Tart

Cherry Frangipane Tart 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour½ cup plus 2 tablespoons confectioner’s sugar¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon sliced almonds, ...
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Patchwork Apple Cake

Patchwork Apple Cake 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour1 ½ teaspoons baking powder1/8 of a teaspoon salt ((a pinch))¾ cup granulated ...
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Frangipane with Almond Paste

Frangipane with Almond Paste ½ cup granulated sugar1 8- ounce package almond paste8 tablespoons (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, softened½ cup ...
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Frangipane with Sliced Almonds

Frangipane with Sliced Almonds 1 cup blanched, (sliced almonds, toasted)½ cup plus 4 tablespoons granulated sugar2 ½ tablespoons all-purpose flour6 ...
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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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