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Dessert

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Dessert Buffet: Almond Polenta Pound Cake

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
  • 1 cup cake flour (not self-rising), plus more for pan
  • 1/3 cup almond paste
  • 2/3 cup plus 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/3 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/3 teaspoon pure almond extract
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature, separated
  • 1/2 cup coarse cornmeal (polenta)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
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Apple Betty

Time:1 hour 10 mins
Ingredients
  • 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, plus more for baking dish
  • 1 baguette, torn into bite-size pieces (about 7 cups)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons apple juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 6 to 8 Empire or Gala apples (2 1/2 pounds total), peeled, cored, and cut into small pieces
  • 3 tablespoons dark rum
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
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Mom's Currant Cake

Other Ideas:
Cakes, Cream, Currants, Molasses
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Buttered Crepes with Caramel and Pecans

Other Ideas:
Caramel, Crepes, French, Pecans
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Apple Pie Pops

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Brandied-Fruit Tartlets

Time:1 hour 15 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped mixed dried fruit, such as golden raisins, cherries, cranberries, and figs
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons brandy
  • All-purpose flour, for working
  • 1 recipe Basic Pastry Dough
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • Coarse or sanding sugar, for decorating
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Peanut Brittle

Time:25 mins
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Snowflake-Stenciled Shortbread Cookies

Time:55 mins
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Gingerbread Trees with Lemon Icing

Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled), plus more for rolling
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Sanding or coarse sugar (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup unsulfured molasses
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Number-Themed Mini Birthday Cupcakes

Time:4 hours 5 mins
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