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Cakes

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Warm Almond-Cherry Cake

Time:1 hour 10 mins
Other Ideas:
Almonds, Cherries, Dessert
Ingredients
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pie plate
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled), plus more for pie plate
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure almond extract
  • 1 bag (12 ounces) frozen cherries, thawed and dried
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
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Banana Cake

Other Ideas:
Bananas, Dessert
Ingredients
  • 1 cup cake flour (not self-rising), plus more for pan
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Ground cloves
  • 2 very ripe bananas, 1 mashed (1/2 cup), 1 very finely chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 ounces (4 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for pan
  • 1/2 cup dark-brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
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Easter Cheesecake

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Honey-Glazed Beehive Cake

Other Ideas:
Dessert, Honey
Ingredients
  • 3 1/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons sifted cake flour, plus more for mold
  • Marzipan Bees
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup light-brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 3/4 to 2 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 2/3 ounces (1/3 cup) unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • Ground cloves
  • 6 ounces (3/4 cup) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for mold
  • 1 1/4 cups packed light-brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk, room temperature
  • 6 large egg whites, room temperature
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • Marzipan Bees
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A Great Cake

Other Ideas:
Dessert
Ingredients
  • Nonstick cooking spray with flour
  • 10 large eggs, separated
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 pound unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 pound sugar
  • 1 1/4 pounds all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground mace
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground nutmeg
  • 3 1/2 ounces raisins
  • 2 ounces sliced almonds
  • 2 large apples, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • 1 large pear, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • 2 ounces white wine, preferably chardonnay or pinot gris
  • 2 ounces cognac
  • Frosting
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Chocolate Dacquoise

Ingredients
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar, plus more for dusting
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 6 large egg whites
  • 7 tablespoons honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 cups crumbled plain halvah
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
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Kouing-Aman

Other Ideas:
Dessert, French
Ingredients
  • 1 3/4 cups room temperature mineral water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fleur de sel (sea salt)
  • 1 pound (4 sticks) plus 2 tablespoons high-fat unsalted butter, chilled, plus more melted butter for tart rings
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon firmly packed fresh yeast
  • 3 cups sugar, plus more for rolling
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Chiffon Cakes with Violet Dipping Icing

Other Ideas:
Dessert, Eggs, Lemons, Sugar
Ingredients
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large egg yolks, plus 4 egg whites, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated zest lemon
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch of cream of tartar
  • Violet Dipping Icing
  • Candied violets (from www.lacuisineus.com)
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Pumpkin Marble Cake

Ingredients
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 1/8 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/8 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/8 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 15 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 7/8 sticks), room temperature
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups canned pumpkin
  • 3/4 cup warm milk
  • 1/4 cup Dutch-process cocoa powder, sifted
  • 1/4 cup prepared dulce de leche
  • 4 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 7 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
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