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Cake and cookie decorating

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Brownie Heart Cupcakes

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Chocolate Cake with Coconut-Pecan Frosting

Ingredients
  • Vegetable-oil cooking spray
  • 2 cups cake flour (not self-rising), plus more for pan
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 sticks (12 tablespoons) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 5 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted and cooled
  • Coconut-Pecan Frosting
  • 1 cup unsweetened shaved or flaked coconut, lightly toasted, for decorating
  • 15 pecan halves, toasted, for decorating
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Jack-o'-Lantern Tartlets

Ingredients
  • All-purpose flour, for work surface
  • Tart Dough
  • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-packed pumpkin
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 3 large eggs plus 1 large egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
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Orange Spice Cake with White Chocolate Poinsettia Topper

Ingredients
  • Vegetable oil, cooking spray
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pans
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated orange zest, plus 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 cup unsulfured molasses
  • 1/4 cup Cointreau (optional)
  • 1/4 cup dark corn syrup
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup walnuts, toasted, finely chopped
  • Seven-Minute Frosting
  • Chocolate Leaves
  • 1/2 ounce marzipan
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Sand Bucket Angel Food Cake

Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 cups sifted cake flour
  • 1 1/2 cups superfine sugar, sifted
  • 1/4 teaspoon table salt
  • 12 large egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 6 ounces jelly candies, 1 3/4-inch diameter
  • 2 ounces shortbread cookies, finely ground
  • 1 teaspoon round sprinkles, optional
  • 12 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
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Tee Cakes

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Jam Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

Time:45 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, (spooned and leveled), plus more for pan
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup seedless raspberry jam
  • 12 raspberries, for garnish
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Jack-o'-lantern Tarts

Other Ideas:
Dessert, Pate brisee, Pumpkin, Tarts
Ingredients
  • All-purpose flour, for dusting
  • 1 1/2 recipes recipes Pate Brisee (Pie Dough) Pate Brisee
  • 1 fifteen-ounce can solid-pack pumpkin puree
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg yolk
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