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Cakes

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Lemon-Lime Tea Cakes

Time:30 mins
Other Ideas:
Dessert, Lemons, Limes
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest, plus 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lime zest, plus 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour, (spooned and leveled)
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 lemon (ends cut off), very thinly sliced and seeded
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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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Pistachio Brown-Butter Cake with Concord Grapes

Other Ideas:
Dessert, Grapes, Pistachios
Ingredients
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces, plus more for pan
  • 2 3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup pistachio flour, or 1 cup unsalted pistachios and 1 tablespoon unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 7 large egg whites (3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons)
  • 1 heaping cup halved, seeded Concord grapes
  • 2 tablespoons Demerara sugar
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Financiers

Other Ideas:
Butter, Dessert, Egg whites, French
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons almond flour (lepicerie.com)
  • 8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons cake flour (not self-rising)
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 8 large egg whites, room temperature
  • Vegetable oil or cooking spray, for pan
  • Orange Glaze, optional
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Boston Cream Pie

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for pan
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar, plus more for pan
  • 1 1/4 cups sifted cake flour (not self-rising)
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 7 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 3 ounces best-quality semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • Pastry Cream Filling for Boston Cream Pie Pastry Cream Filling for Boston Cream Pie
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Lemon Cake

Other Ideas:
Dessert, Juice, Lemons
Ingredients
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, sifted, plus more for dusting
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs plus 3 large egg whites
  • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
  • Borage or other edible flowers, for garnish
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