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Dessert

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Spring Cupcakes

Ingredients
  • 3 cups cake flour (not self-rising), sifted
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups, plus more for finishing sugar
  • 5 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • Meringue Buttercream Meringue Buttercream
  • 2 cups cream-colored sprinkles
  • About 2 pounds assorted jellied-citrus slices
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Quince-Ginger Compote

Time:1 hour 30 mins
Other Ideas:
Compote, Ginger, Quince, White wines
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Chocolate-Cherry Crumb Bars

Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 cups dried cherries, coarsely chopped
  • 1 1/4 cups unsalted butter (2 1/2 sticks), all but 2 tablespoons cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut (about 3 ounces), lightly toasted
  • 2 cups plus 7 1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons kirsch (optional)
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chunks
  • Vegetable oil cooking spray
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Classic Pound Cake

Other Ideas:
Pound cake
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for pan
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 6 large eggs
  • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting (optional)
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Apple Cupcakes

Other Ideas:
Cupcakes
Ingredients
  • Red, yellow and green food coloring, as desired
  • Simple Buttercream for Apple Cupcakes Simple Buttercream
  • Vanilla Cupcakes Vanilla Cupcakes
  • 24 thin pretzel sticks
  • Sour green apple candy strips (about 2 1/2 feet)
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Warm Cream-Cheese Brownies

Ingredients
  • FOR THE CREAM-CHEESE BATTER:
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • FOR THE CHOCOLATE BATTER:
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/2 cup (3 1/2 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (7 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
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Magnolia Bakery Vanilla Buttercream

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Triple Creme Cheese with Armagnac Soaked Raisins

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Mocha Semifreddo with Hot Milk Foam

Time:4 hours 15 mins
Ingredients
  • For the semifreddo:
  • 1 1/4 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 9 large egg yolks plus 3 large egg whites, room temperature
  • 5 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 3/4 cups heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon coffee extract, such as Trablit (lepicerie.com)
  • For the hot milk foam:
  • 3 cups whole milk or heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder, for dusting
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White Peach Sherbet

Other Ideas:
Cream, Sherbet, White peaches
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 pounds ripe white peaches, peeled
  • Juice of 1 lemon (2 to 3 tablespoons)
  • 1/2 to 1 cup sugar
  • 2 sprigs fresh lavender, peppermint, or bush basil (www.bonnydoonfarm.com; optional)
  • 1 tablespoon vodka
  • 1 cup heavy cream
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