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Cakes

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Breton Butter Cake

Ingredients
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 6 large egg yolks
  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large whole egg, lightly beaten
  • Strawberry Compote
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Orange-Cardamom Madeleines

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, plus more for pan
  • 1 tablespoon good-quality honey
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest, plus 2 tablespoons strained orange juice
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Chocolate and Hazelnut Meringue Cake

Ingredients
  • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for pan
  • All-purpose flour, for pan
  • 1 cup hazelnuts (about 4 ounces)
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed light-brown sugar
  • 6 large whole eggs, separated
  • 12 ounces bittersweet chocolate, melted and cooled, plus 4 ounces roughly chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon rum (optional)
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1 cup superfine sugar
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Orange-Yogurt Cake with Baked Apple

Ingredients
  • Unsalted butter, for baking pan
  • 1 large navel orange, cut into 8 wedges
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of coarse salt
  • 1/2 cup plain whole milk yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • Baked Apples
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Valentine Cake

Other Ideas:
American, Dessert, Raspberries
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Pumpkin Spice Cake with Honey Frosting

Time:2 hours 30 mins
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, very soft
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, plus more for pan
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, (spooned and leveled)
  • 1 bar (8 ounces) regular (or reduced-fat) cream cheese, very soft
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin-pie spice (or 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon, 3/4 teaspoon ginger, 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, and 1/8 teaspoon each allspice and cloves)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin puree
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Lemon Chiffon Cake

Other Ideas:
Dessert, Lemons
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Boston Cream Pie

Time:6 hours
Ingredients
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for pan
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled), plus more for pan
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 recipe cooled Vanilla or Chocolate Pudding
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
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Pastel de Tres Leches

Other Ideas:
Coconut, Dessert, Mexican, Milk
Ingredients
  • 1 stick butter (8 tablespoons), melted and cooled, plus more for pans
  • 6 large eggs, separated
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • One 12-ounce can evaporated milk
  • One 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • One fresh coconut
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • Assorted tropical fruits, such as pineapple, star fruit, mango, and pepino, for garnish
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Honey Cake with Caramelized Pears

Other Ideas:
Anjou pears, Dessert, Honey, Jewish
Ingredients
  • Unsalted butter, softened, for pan
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons best-quality honey
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
  • Caramelized Pears
  • Freshly whipped cream, or nondairy whipped topping, for serving (optional)
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