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Chocolate Walk of Fame

Ingredients
  • Butter or cooking spray, for pans
  • 1 3/4 cups unsweetened cocoa powder, plus more for pans
  • 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups warm water
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • Vanilla and Chocolate Buttercream
  • Licorice candies, for decorating
  • Sanding or granulated sugar, for decorating
  • Sugar-Cookie Handprints
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Cranberry and Vanilla Pavlova

Ingredients
  • 4 large egg whites, room temperature
  • 3 1/3 cups (12 ounces) fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon white-wine vinegar
  • 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup superfine sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
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Yellow Cupcakes

Time:40 mins
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • Sprinkles, for decorating
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Vanilla Ice Cream

Time:50 mins
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Ultimate Chocolate Cake

Ingredients
  • 1 cup Valrhona cocoa, plus more for dusting
  • 3/4 cup strong coffee, boiling
  • 1 cup milk, room temperature
  • 2 3/4 cups cake flour (not self-rising)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • Ultimate Chocolate Frosting Recipe
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Flower Cupcakes

Ingredients
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • Vanilla Buttercream
  • Chocolate pastel lentil candies, for flower centers
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Vanilla Port Bosc Pear

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Maple Layer Cake

Ingredients
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pans
  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, sifted, plus more for pans
  • 2 cups pure maple syrup, preferably grade A dark amber
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped (6 ounces) walnuts
  • Maple-Buttercream Frosting
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White Layer Cake with Lemon Curd Filling

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Roasted Pineapple with Rum-Vanilla Glaze

Other Ideas:
Dark rum, Pineapple, Rum
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