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Sponge Cake

Time:50 mins
Other Ideas:
Dessert, Sponge cake
Ingredients
  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter, melted and cooled, plus more for pans
  • 1 1/2 cups cake flour, plus more for pans
  • 9 large eggs, room temperature, separated
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch of coarse salt
  • Confectioner's sugar, for dusting
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Apple-Cinnamon Bundt Cake

Time:2 hours
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups packed light-brown sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 6 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons water
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President Lincoln Memorabilia

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Tea Party with Tracey Ullman and Mel Clark

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Toasted-Almond Macarons with White Chocolate

Time:1 hour 15 mins
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Lilac Centerpiece

Steps:4
You can boost the height and visual drama of any arrangement with the help of a serving bowl from the kitchen or china cabinet. Set a vase inside the bowl, and then fill both vessels with billowing flowers.
Materials
  • Serving bowl
  • Plastic wrap
  • Tall vase
  • Floral adhesive
  • Blocks of floral foam, cut to fit bowl and soaked in water for 20 to 30 minutes
  • Lilacs (or other flowers)
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Bamboo Tray

Steps:4
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Afternoon Tea Set

Steps:3
Pack a pretty mug with tea bags and homemade sweets. To make simple sugar cookies special, imprint an initial on each one with an alphabet cutter before baking. Show them off in cellophane tied with baker's twine and nestled in matching tissue
Materials
  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Gel-paste food coloring in pink and green
  • Sanding sugar, for sprinkling
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Chipboard Monogram Party Favors

Steps:3
Personalized monogram pins made from colorful chipboard letters do double duty as festive party favors.
Materials
  • Large girl chipboard letters, by Martha Stewart Crafts, available at Walmart
  • Adhesive pin backs
  • Pink and lavender dimensional daisy stickers, by Martha Stewart Crafts, available at Walmart
  • Card stock, by Martha Stewart Crafts, available at Walmart
  • Playful pink paper pad, by Martha Stewart Crafts, available at Walmart
  • Pastel craft seam binding
  • Double-sided tissue tape
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