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Scandinavian Princess Cake

Ingredients
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • Vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup seedless raspberry jam
  • 1 1/4 cups cake flour (not self-rising), sifted
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, split and scraped, pod reserved for another use
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • Pinch of salt
  • 6 tablespoons almond flour, toasted
  • 2 packages (7 ounces each) marzipan
  • 1/4 cup Armagnac (optional)
  • Royal blue gel-paste food coloring, for decorating
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 6 large eggs
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) cold butter
  • 4 ounces (1 stick) butter, melted
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Salted-Caramel Six-Layer Chocolate Cake

Time:3 hours 20 mins
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 4 cups granulated sugar
  • Unsalted butter, room temperature, for pans
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pans
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • Coarse salt
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • Coarse salt
  • 1 tablepoon baking soda
  • 1 pound semisweet chocolate, chopped, melted, and cooled
  • 2 sticks cold unsalted butter, cut into tablespoons
  • Garnish: flaked sea salt, such as Maldon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Coarse salt
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons safflower oil
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
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Triple-Chocolate Mousse Cake

Ingredients
  • Vegetable-oil cooking spray
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Individual Chocolate Mousse
  • 2 ounces solid semisweet chocolate
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