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Dessert

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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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Mini Mocha Cheesecakes

Ingredients
  • 2 cups nonfat cottage cheese
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons instant espresso powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 9 chocolate wafer cookies, such as Famous
  • Whipped cream (optional), for serving
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Peach Crumble

Time:1 hour 20 mins
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Giant White-Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Time:1 hour
Ingredients
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 stick plus 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups packed dark-brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg, plus 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 8 ounces white chocolate, chopped into 1/2- to 3/4-inch pieces
  • 8 ounces pecans, toasted and coarsely chopped
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Raspberry Macaroons in Chocolate Shells

Time:2 hours
Ingredients
  • 2 cups dried sweetened flaked coconut
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg white
  • Pinch of coarse salt
  • 1/2 cup fresh raspberries
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil (or corn syrup, if not keeping kosher for Passover)
  • Edible gold leaf, toasted coconut, and sanding sugar, for garnish
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Salty Butterscotch-Toffee Cookies

Ingredients
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 1/2 cups packed dark-brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup butterscotch chips
  • 2 cups toffee bits
  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped toasted pecans
  • Maldon sea salt, for sprinkling
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