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Almond Cakes with Fresh Fruit

Other Ideas:
Almonds, Berries, Dessert, Peaches
Ingredients
  • 2 cups assorted summer fruit, such as strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, peaches, and figs
  • 18 tablespoons (2 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice, plus zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup finely ground blanched almonds (1 ounce)
  • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
  • 4 sprigs mint, optional
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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, plus 4 large egg whites
  • 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
  • 1 cup superfine sugar
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Open-Face Plum Cake

Other Ideas:
Dessert, Plums
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Bunny Cake

Ingredients
  • Nonstick cooking spray with flour
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pans
  • 1 1/2 cups cake flour (not self-rising)
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 2 recipes Basic Vanilla Buttercream
  • Pink gel-paste food coloring
  • 1/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded desiccated coconut
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Skull Madeleines

Ingredients
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate (preferably 61 percent), finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder, sifted
  • Marshmallow Skulls
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 1/2 teaspoons boiling water
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 large egg yolk, room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons cake flour (not self-rising), sifted
  • 7 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened, plus more for pans
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Plum Skillet Cake

Time:1 hour
Other Ideas:
Dessert, Plums
Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for skillet
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour, plus more for skillet
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • Coarse salt
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 2 ripe medium plums, thinly sliced
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Apple Pie Cake

Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 cups (2 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for pan
  • 1 1/2 cups packed light-brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Calvados apple brandy
  • Salt
  • 3 whole cinnamon sticks
  • 6 medium Braeburn or McIntosh apples (about 2 1/2 pounds), peeled, cored, and cut into 1/4-inch-thick rings
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
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Individual Chocolate Cakes

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Sticky Toffee Pudding

Time:1 hour 50 mins
Ingredients
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled), plus more for pan
  • 8 ounces pitted dates, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Toffee Sauce
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Cream Cheese and Poppy Seed Cakes

Time:50 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for molds
  • 1 1/2 cups cake flour (not self-rising), plus more for molds
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 1/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs, plus 3 large egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup whipped cream cheese, room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar, plus more for dusting
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
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