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Meringue Buttercream

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Chocolate-Almond Torte

Time:2 hours 25 mins
Ingredients
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter or nondairy margarine, room temperature, plus more for pan
  • 6 large egg whites, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon kirsch or other cherry-flavored liqueur (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon kirsch or other cherry-flavored liqueur (optional)
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 large eggs, separated (whites kept at room temperature)
  • 1 2/3 cups finely ground almonds
  • Coarse salt
  • 1/4 cup cherry preserves
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Easy One-Bowl Chocolate Cupcakes

Other Ideas:
Buttermilk, Cocoa, Cupcakes, Sugar
Ingredients
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened cocoa powder, plus more for pans
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
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Boston Cream Pie

Ingredients
  • 1 large egg
  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1 cup heavy cream, hot
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk, heated
  • 1 cup safflower oil
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 4 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sour cream
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Edward Kostyra's Birthday Cake

Ingredients
  • 16 ounces semisweet chocolate, very finely chopped
  • 12 large egg yolks
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pans
  • 2 2/3 cups heavy cream
  • Zest of 2 oranges
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pans
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cups cake flour, not self-rising
  • 1 teaspoon light corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks), plus 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, cold, cut into small pieces
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
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Marbleized Easter Egg Cookies

Other Ideas:
Kid-friendly, Sugar cookies
Ingredients
  • 4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Dani Fiore's Royal Icing
  • Pastel-colored gel-paste food coloring
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Almond and Candied Orange Zest Bars

Other Ideas:
Almonds, Icebox cookies, Oranges
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Pistachio, Honey and Sea Salt Matzo

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Pavlova with Rhubarb and Pistachios

Time:6 hours
Ingredients
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 4 large egg whites, room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice (from 1 lemon), divided
  • Coarse salt
  • 1 pound rhubarb, trimmed and sliced on the bias into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Chopped roasted unsalted pistachios, for garnish
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