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Dessert

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Honey-Glazed Beehive Cake

Other Ideas:
Cakes, Honey
Ingredients
  • 3 1/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons sifted cake flour, plus more for mold
  • Marzipan Bees
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup light-brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 3/4 to 2 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 2/3 ounces (1/3 cup) unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • Ground cloves
  • 6 ounces (3/4 cup) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for mold
  • 1 1/4 cups packed light-brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk, room temperature
  • 6 large egg whites, room temperature
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • Marzipan Bees
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Chocolate-Coconut Charlotte

Ingredients
  • Vegetable oil, cooking spray
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon unflavored gelatin
  • 1 cup unsweetened finely shredded coconut
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • Chocolate Ladyfingers and Cake Rounds
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup dark rum
  • 1 cup heavy cream, whipped to stiff peaks
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 5 1/4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped (1 cup)
  • 1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
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Apricot-Blackberry Puff Pastry Tart

Ingredients
  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry (one 14 ounce package), preferably Dufour (dufourpastrykitchens.com), thawed
  • All-purpose flour, for surface
  • 3/4 cup ground toasted walnuts
  • 3 tablespoons light-brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • Salt
  • 1 large egg, beaten for egg wash
  • 4 apricots, pitted and each cut into 8 wedges
  • 12 ounces fresh blackberries (about 2 to 3 cups)
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
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Fluffy Lemon Buttermilk Cake

Other Ideas:
Buttermilk, Lemons, Yellow cake
Ingredients
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened plus more for baking dish
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon, (about 1 tablespoon)
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 10 ounces seedless raspberry jam, (1 cup)
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
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Honey-Roasted Plums with Mascarpone Cream and Brittle

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup port
  • Vegetable-oil cooking spray
  • 1/3 cup corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup honey (any type)
  • 1 whole star anise
  • 1/3 cup honey (any type)
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped and pod reserved
  • 1 strip orange zest (2 inches long)
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • 3 plums or Pluots, pitted and cut into 1/2-inch wedges
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
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Black Bottom Pie

Ingredients
  • Unsalted butter, for pie plate
  • All-purpose flour, for dusting
  • Pate Brisee
  • 1 1/2 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1 envelope gelatin
  • 4 large eggs, separated
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 tablespoon dark rum
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup chocolate shavings, for decorating
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The Great Pumpkin Cake

Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, plus 1 cup (2 sticks), melted, plus more for pans
  • 3/4 cup Dutch-process cocoa powder, sifted, plus more for pans
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 3/4 cup nonfat buttermilk
  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon milk
  • 3 ounces gianduja or milk chocolate
  • 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate
  • 7 ounces heavy cream
  • A few drops of orange liquid-paste food coloring
  • 4 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
  • Chocolate Leaves
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Lucky Lemon Sugar Cookies

Other Ideas:
Lemons, Molded cookies, Sugar
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Summer Fruit Sundaes

Ingredients
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 pint heavy cream
  • 1 vanilla bean, split
  • 2 pints premium-quality sorbet, in two flavors, such as raspberry and mango
  • 1 pint premium-quality ice cream, such as vanilla
  • 2 ripe peaches, sliced
  • 2 ripe plums, sliced
  • 1/2 pint raspberries
  • 1/2 pint blueberries
  • 1/2 pint strawberries, hulled
  • 1 pint figs, cut in half
  • 1 cups pecan halves, toasted
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Devil's Food Cake Batter

Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons boiling water
  • 3 3/4 cups cake flour (not self-rising), sifted
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 15 ounces (3 3/4 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 3/4 cups plus 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 5 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 1/4 cups whole milk
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