Dessert

Checkered Lindor Tart

Time: 30-40 mins Portions: 12 This designer dessert, made with three types of chocolate, doubles as a conversation starter Ingredients 1¾ cups (425mL) all-purpose flour ⅓ cup (75mL) sugar Pinch of salt ¾ cup (175mL) cold unsalted butter 1 egg ½ cup (125mL) 35% whipping cream 2 bars (200g) Lindt Excellence 70% Cacao Dark Chocolate, …

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Quick cherry banana smoothie

Time: 5 mins Portions: 1 Ingredients cherry juice: 100 cups low-fat yogurt: 100 oz oatmeal: 3 tbsp. banana: 1 Instructions Step: 1/3 Peel the banana and cut into large pieces. Step: 2/3 Finely blitz the banana with the juice and yogurt in a blender. Step: 3/3 Add the oat flakes and serve well chilled. Source: FreshMag MR. PORTER AND MS. CHARLES CULINARY CRAVINGSCooking …

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Energy balls

Time: 15 mins Portions: 2 Ingredients cinnamon: 1 pinch cane sugar: 1 tsp. fruit muesli: 2 tbsp. low-fat curd: 2 tbsp. sesame seeds unpeeled: 1 tbsp. Instructions Step: 1/3 Mix the muesli with the curd, sugar and cinnamon and leave to soak for 5 minutes. Step: 2/3 Place the sesame seeds on a small plate. Shape the muesli mixture into 8 balls and roll them …

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Raspberry and Lemon Rosé Sparkler

Time: 5 mins Makes: 6 Servings Rosé drinkers will love this sweet, fruity libation. Ingredients 1 1/2 pt. fresh raspberries 2 tbsp. sugar 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1 bottle sparkling rosé, chilled Sliced lemons and raspberries, for serving Instructions Smash raspberries with sugar and lemon juice in a pitcher. Top with sparkling rosé. Serve over ice with sliced lemons and raspberries.  …

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Classic Jammers

Makes about 30 Cookies Black-and-white cookies are the one dessert that truly channels the no-nonsense attitude of New Yorkers—the city of its origin. There’s no dainty piping involved, no careful placing of sprinkles or toppings—just two elegant, side-by-side swipes of chocolate and vanilla icing. In this spin, Adrianna Adarme, the blogger behind A Cozy Kitchen, …

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Red Velvet

Time: 50 mins Little versions of classic red velvet cake! Frost with cream cheese frosting or white frosting Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 1 1/2 cups white sugar 2 eggs 1 cup buttermilk 1 fluid ounce red food coloring 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar 2 cups all-purpose …

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Very Valentine Torte

Time: 55 Mins Serves: 8 This creamy and rich dessert is perfect for sharing with that special someone on Valentine's Day! Ingredients Crust 1 ½ cup chocolate cookie crumbs 1 Tbsp sugardash fine salt ¼ cup unsalted butter, melted First and second White Chocola 9 oz white chocolate, chopped ½ tsp gelatin powder ⅓ cup …

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Porcini-Popover

Time: 2 hr Serves: 12 Popovers are an appealing alternative to Yorkshire pudding (the same batter is used for both), and embellishing with dried porcini mushrooms imparts an unexpected woodsy dimension. You’ll want to make these all winter long. Ingredients 1/2 oz dried porcini mushrooms 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp salt 6 …

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Raspberry Rugelach

Makes: 18-22 servings These bright, sweet-tart beauties are the perfect addition to the typical cookie plate. Adding orange zest and salt to store-bought jam gives the filling an extra dimension of flavor without creating a lot of extra fuss. Plus, rather than shape each rugelach individually, we form a log, then cut it into wedges. …

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Cake Eyeballs

Makes: 24-30 pieces  Time: 145 Minutes   Spooky red velvet cake bites that you'll want to serve at your Halloween party. Ingredients 1 (18.25-oz) box red velvet or yellow cake mix (plus required ingredients) 1 (12-oz) can frosting (any kind) 12 oz white chocolate melting disks Assorted gel icing, for decorating Instructions 1. Prepare the …

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Broken Finger Cookies

Time: 47 mins Makes: 20 servings "Fingernails” made from almonds or banana chips add a realistic touch, but aren't necessary if allergy is an issue.  Ingredients ¼ cup unsalted butter, softened ½ cup white sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla pinch salt 1 ¾ cup all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 2 Tbsp milk 2 Tbsp …

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Spice Pumpkin Cake

Makes: 8 servings This wonderfully moist Duncan Hines Spice Cake Mix has pumpkin, crunchy nuts and a creamy vanilla icing. Enjoy the warm and spicy aroma as you apply decorative touches to your Spice Pumpkin Cake. Ingredients 1 pkg Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe Spice Cake Mix 2 large eggs 1 cup water 1 cup canned …

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Pound Cake

Makes: 4-8 Servings Time: 35 Minutes This fresh and decadent dish has a secret - it can do double duty as a brunch feature or heavenly summer dessert. Ingredients 2 Tbsp unsalted butter ¾ cup dark brown sugar 2 Tbsp dark rum ½ cup heavy cream 1 small pineapple, peeled and cut in half ¼ …

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Easy Pumpkin Cake

Time: 1 hr 45 mins Makes: 12 servings Ingredients FOR THE CAKE   Cooking spray   2 c. all-purpose flour   2 tsp. ground cinnamon   1 tsp. kosher salt   1 tsp. baking powder   1/2 tsp. baking soda   1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg   1/4 tsp. ground ginger   1/2 c. (1 stick) butter, softened   1 c. packed brown sugar   …

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Cherry Cheese Cake Babka

This delectable giant pastry is commonly filled with chocolate or cinnamon. Instead, flex your creativity with a cherry cheesecake version. It's truly as delicious as it looks. Ingredients Pizza Babka Prep Time: 1 hour Total Time: 9 hours 30 minutes Serves: 6-8 Ingredients: Dough 1/2cup milk, at room temperature 1 Tbsp sugar 2 tsp (8g package) instant yeast …

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Black Forest Pavlova

Makes: 10 Servings Time: 130 Minutes A delicate meringue pavlova is topped with a decadent kirsh and morello cherry sauce, plus chocolate curls to create this jaw-dropping dessert. Ingredients Meringue 2 tsp (10 mL) cornstarch 1 tsp (5 mL) white vinegar 4 egg whites, at room temperature 1 cup (250 mL) sugar Cherry Mixture ¼ …

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Nice Cream

Makes: 6 servings You’re looking at the quintessential June dessert, perfected by the BATest Kitchen. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes. Ingredients Shortcakes 2 hard-boiled egg yolks, cooled   1⅓ cups all-purpose flour   3 tablespoons semolina flour or fine-grind cornmeal   1 tablespoon baking powder   ¼ teaspoon kosher salt …

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Blueberry-Pecan Galette

Makes: 10 servings The great thing about a blueberry galette recipe? The more rustic (read: messed up) it looks, the better. Novice bakers, this one’s for you. Ingredients Dough ½ cup pecans   1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour   2 teaspoons sugar   ½ teaspoon kosher salt   ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon   …

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Honeydew-Mint Granita

Time: 5 Mins Makes: 2 servings Four quick ingredients and 5 minutes is all it takes to have banana and mango ice-cream ready to eat. Ingredients banana(s) 1 medium, sliced, frozen mango(es) 1 pound(s), diced, frozen coconut water 4 Tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut 2 tsp Instructions Process banana, mango and coconut water in a food processor, scraping down sides of bowl occasionally, until …

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Cannoli French Toast Dippers


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