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Sacher Torte Heart with Truffle Top

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for pans
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder, for pans
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 large eggs, separated
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup apricot jam
  • 2 teaspoons orange-flavored liqueur, (optional)
  • 8 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Chocolate Truffles
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Creme Fraiche Filling

Other Ideas:
Cream cheese, Cream filling
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Maple-Pumpkin Tart

Time:2 hours
Ingredients
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled), plus more for work surface
  • 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 14 tablespoons (1 3/4 sticks) cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 2 tablespoons ice water
  • 1 1/3 cups pure pumpkin puree (from a 15-ounce can)
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
  • 2 1/4 cups fresh breadcrumbs (from 7 ounces white or brioche bread)
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Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Dulce de Leche

Time:1 hour
Ingredients
  • Unsalted butter, room temperature, for dish
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pure pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup light-brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon anise seed, roughly chopped
  • 10 ounces day-old bread, such as brioche or sourdough, cut into 1/2-inch slices or 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup pecans, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup homemade Dulce de Leche, or store-bought, warmed
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Hazelnut Meringues

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Carrot Spoon Bread

Ingredients
  • 3 cups packed finely grated carrots (1 1/4 pounds)
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, (spooned and leveled)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 4 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled
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Cranberry Compote

Other Ideas:
Compote, Cranberries
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Crumb Cake Muffins

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped candied ginger
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup nonfat buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large egg whites, lightly beaten
  • Vegetable-oil cooking spray
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Genoise Layer Cake with Rum Syrup and Whipped Cream Frosting

Other Ideas:
Cream, Layer cake, Rum
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted, plus more, softened, for pans
  • 9 large eggs, separated
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar, plus 1 cup for syrup
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups cake flour (not self-rising), sifted
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons light rum
  • 3 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Pastry Cream
  • Pesticide-free fern and geranium leaves, for decorating (optional)
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