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Fruit Tart

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Julia and Jacques's Chocolate Roulade

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Banana Blueberry Swirl Popsicles

Other Ideas:
Bananas, Blueberries, Pops, Yogurt
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"Who's Counting?" Birthday Cake

Time:1 hour 30 mins
Other Ideas:
Candy, Egg whites, Layer cake
Ingredients
  • For the cakes:
  • 4 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for baking sheets and parchment
  • 9 cups sifted cake flour (not self-rising), plus more for parchment
  • 1/4 cup baking powder
  • Salt
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 3 tablespoons pure vanilla extract
  • 4 1/2 cups sugar
  • 14 large egg whites, room temperature
  • For Decorating:
  • Swiss Meringue Buttercream
  • 2 pounds multicolored candy-coated chocolates (mymms.com)
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Skull Madeleines

Ingredients
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate (preferably 61 percent), finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder, sifted
  • Marshmallow Skulls
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 1/2 teaspoons boiling water
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 large egg yolk, room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons cake flour (not self-rising), sifted
  • 7 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened, plus more for pans
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Cinnamon Honey Doughnuts with Raspberry Jam

Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 2 tablespoons warm water (100 degrees to 110 degrees)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon light corn oil, plus more for bowl
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
  • 3 cups peanut oil
  • 1/2 cup sugar, for dusting
  • One 12 ounce jar seedless raspberry jam
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Yule Log Candy

Other Ideas:
Candy, Pistachios
Ingredients
  • 7 ounces gianduja, coarsely chopped
  • Confectioners' sugar, for work surface and serving
  • 5 2/3 ounces heavy cream
  • 1 pound marzipan
  • 1 ounce granulated sugar
  • 7 ounces chopped pistachios
  • 1 1/3 ounces (40 grams) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • Marzipan Holly, for decorating (optional)
  • Meringue Mushrooms, for decorating (optional)
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Peanut-Butter-and-Jam Heart Cookies

Time:1 hour 15 mins
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Mr. and Mrs. Maus’s Fruitcakes

Other Ideas:
Candied fruit, Fruitcake, Nuts
Ingredients
  • 2 cups (4 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pans
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pans
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 12 large eggs
  • 6 pounds mixed candied fruits and fresh nuts, such as citron, lemon, and orange peel, and cherries, apricots, walnuts, and pecans
  • 1/2 cup unsulfured molasses
  • 2 tablespoons ground allspice
  • 1 cup apricot jam
  • 1/3 cup brandy
  • Whole dried apricots, for garnish
  • Pecan halves, for garnish
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Crybaby Cookies

Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice (optional)
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg (optional)
  • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsulphured molasses
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins or dried currants
  • White Icing for Crybaby Cookies
  • Colored sprinkles or chopped nuts, for garnish
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