Recipes

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Stabilized Blood Orange Curd Made With Whole Eggs

Stabilized Blood Orange Curd Made With Whole Eggs ¾ teaspoon unflavored gelatin dissolved in 2 teaspoons cold water2 large eggs½ ...

Blueberry Earl Grey Bougatsa

Blueberry Earl Grey Bougatsa Approximately 12 sheets frozen phyllo dough (thawed)Approximately ¾ cup ((12 tablespoons) unsalted butter, melted)1 ½ cups ...

Three Layer Yellow Cake

Three Layer Yellow Cake 3 1/3 cups +1 tablespoon cake flour1 tablespoon +1 ½ teaspoons baking powder1 ½ teaspoons salt12 ...

Checkerboard Cake Hack

Checkerboard Cake Hack 3 9- inch round cake pans1 recipe of Chef Gail’s 3 Layer 9-inch Yellow Cake3 15- inch ...

Sour Cream Buttercream

Sour Cream Buttercream 2 sticks unsalted butter, (softened)½ cup sour cream2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract6 cups confectioners’ sugar, (sifted if ...

Old-fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

Old-fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies 1 cup 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened1 cup smooth peanut butter1 ¼ cups granulated sugar¾ cup ...

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour1 cup white whole wheat flour½ cup cake flour¼ cup dark brown sugar, ...

Sour Cream Streusel Crumb Cake

Sour Cream Streusel Crumb Cake Cake2 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking powder½ teaspoon baking soda¼ teaspoon salt8 tablespoons 1 stick ...

Strawberry Cheesecake

Strawberry Cheesecake Shortbread crust¾ cup all-purpose flour3 tablespoons granulated sugar6 tablespoons unsalted butter, (cold, cut into ½ inch cubes)Filling3 8- ...

Strawberry Topping

Strawberry Topping 1 ½ tablespoons corn starch¼ cup orange juice1 tablespoon lemon juice3 ½ cups approximately 1 pound frozen whole ...

Shortbread Heart Cookies

Shortbread Heart Cookies 1 ½ cups 3 sticks unsalted butter, softened1 cup granulated sugar½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract½ teaspoon almond ...

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Chocolate Babka Yeast Dough1½ cups milk (warmed in a saucepan to 105-110° F)1 cup granulated sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 large ...

Chocolate Mousse Cake

Chocolate Mousse Cake Cake2 round chocolate cake layers of your choice, (such as Chef Gail’s One Stage Chocolate Cake)Mousse4 tablespoons ...

One-Stage Chocolate Cake

One-Stage Chocolate Cake 1 cup granulated sugar1 cup light brown sugar, (packed)1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder1 ...

Chocolate Meringue Swirl Cake

Chocolate Meringue Swirl Cake 1 2/3 cups cake flour½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder1 tablespoon baking powder½ teaspoon salt8 tablespoons 1 ...

Smoked Gouda Almond Crisps

Smoked Gouda Almond Crisps 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour1 teaspoon Kosher salt1 teaspoon minced dried onion¼ teaspoon garlic ...

Christmas Cheesecake Bites

Christmas Cheesecake Bites Crust1 1/3 cups graham cracker crumbs4 tablespoons granulated sugar5 ½ tablespoons unsalted butter, (melted)Filling2 8- ounce packages ...

Hot Chocolate Donuts

Hot Chocolate Donuts Granulated sugar for preparing pans3 cups all-purpose flour1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons hot cocoa mix with marshmallows, ...

Chocolate Glaze

Chocolate Glaze 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips½ cup 1 stick unsalted butter1 tablespoon light corn syrup Bring 1 inch of ...

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies 2 cups all-purpose flour¾ cup white whole wheat flour1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda1 ...