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Three-Tier Candied-Pecan Cake with Brown-Butter Pears

Time:1 hour 10 mins
Ingredients
  • 2 cups chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 cup chilled heavy cream
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pans
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pans
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 4 Anjou pears, peeled, cored, cut into 1/2-inch wedges, and tossed with 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons confectioners' sugar
  • Garnish: 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • Coarse salt
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 3 large egg whites
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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cheesecake with Chocolate Glaze

Time:9 hours
Ingredients
  • Vegetable-oil cooking spray
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate (55 to 61 percent cacao), finely chopped
  • 4 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup finely ground chocolate wafer cookies (4 ounces)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Pinch of coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
  • Chocolate Glaze
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Coconut Layer Cake

Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pans
  • 2 cups sifted cake flour, not self-rising, plus more for pans
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup superfine sugar
  • 4 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Coconut Cream Filling
  • 11 ounces (about 3 3/4 cups) sweetened angel-flake coconut
  • Seven-Minute Frosting
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Deep-Dish Pumpkin-Meringue Pie

Time:8 hours 10 mins
Ingredients
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 small disk Pate Brisee
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 8 large egg whites, room temperature
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pure pumpkin puree
  • All-purpose flour, for surface
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 3/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
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Peanut, Caramel, and Chocolate Tart

Time:2 hours 30 mins
Ingredients
  • 7 ounces semisweet chocolate (preferably 56 percent cacao), chopped
  • 1 box (9 ounces) chocolate wafer cookies, finely ground (2 1/3 cups)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Salt
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Salt
  • 1 1/4 cups smooth peanut butter
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup creme fraiche
  • 1 cup roasted salted peanuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup heavy cream
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Zuccotto

Ingredients
  • Vanilla Sponge Cake
  • 4 ounces hazelnuts, plus more for garnish
  • 2 cups chilled heavy cream
  • Chocolate Ganache Icing
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • Vanilla Bean Creme Anglaise
  • 4 ounces coarsely chopped chocolate-covered toffee bars, such as Skor or Heath, plus more for garnish
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup framboise or other raspberry liqueur (If omitting liqueur, substitute 1/4 cup water)
  • 1 pint raspberries, plus more for garnish
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Jam-Filled Cake with Chocolate Glaze

Time:1 hour 45 mins
Ingredients
  • 6 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, plus more for pan
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, (spooned and leveled), plus more for pan
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 20 to 30 Chocolate-Glazed Raspberry Cream Puffs (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups thick fruit jam, such as raspberry
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Crunchy Caramel Corn

Time:1 hour
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Tarte au Fromage

Time:5 hours 40 mins
Other Ideas:
Cheese, Dessert, French, Tarts
Ingredients
  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for surface
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon active dry yeast (from two 1/4-ounce envelopes)
  • 1 3/4 cups (14 ounces) farmer cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) creme fraiche, room temperature
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 large egg yolk, plus 3 large egg whites, room temperature, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened, plus more for bowl and pan
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
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