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Ho Ho Cake

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Ho Ho Cake Makes approximately 14 servings Recipe Notes: This cake is very moist, so be careful when removing it from the cake pans.  You can substitute a variety of toppings for the toasted almonds—crushed candy cane, fresh berries, chocolate curls, etc. For the Devil’s Food Cake: (adapted from Bon Appetit, December 2008) 2 2/3 […]

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Kiss & Hug Cookies

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Kiss & Hug Cookies Adapted from Hershey’s Kisses Peanut Butter Blossoms Makes about 4 dozen cookies 48 Hershey’s Kisses Chocolates (pieces of milk chocolate can be substituted) 1/2 cup shortening 3/4 cup Nutella (chocolate hazelnut spread) 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1 egg 2 tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups all-purpose […]

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Orange Coconut Tiramisu

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Orange Coconut Tiramisu Adapted from Carminantonio’s Tiramisu from The Washington Post, July 11 2007 Makes 8 servings For the zabaglione: 2 large egg yolks 3 tablespoons granulated sugar 1/4 cup coconut milk 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest For the vanilla pastry cream: 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour […]

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Nanaimo Bars: The Daring Bakers Go to Canada

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Nanaimo Bars Adapted from the City of Nanaimo Recipe Makes one 8×8-inch pan Bottom Layer 1/2 cup (115 g) (4 ounces) unsalted butter 1/4 cup (50 g) (1.8 ounces) granulated sugar 5 tablespoons (75 mL) unsweetened cocoa 1 large egg, beaten 1 1/4 cups (300 mL) (160 g) (5.6 ounces) graham cracker crumbs 1/2 cup […]

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