Category Archives: BAKING

butterscotch pie

trimmed and fluted or something

I love two things most of all about chess pie — that sweet, buttery baked custard pie well-known across the South but whose reach can be tasted in everything from Canadian butter tarts to Brooklyn-ish Crack Pies — one, that

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No-Bake White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

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This No-Bake White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake is one of the best no-bake cheesecakes I’ve made so far and it’s very easy to prepare.  The raspberry heart shapes on top makes it ideal for Valentine’s Day but is perfect for any

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Almond Coconut Cake (Raffaello cake)

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This Almond and Coconut Cake is one of the best cakes I’ve made lately and it is inspired by the Raffaello truffles, which are a great combination of a smooth milk cream filling around almonds,

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an easier way to make cookies

Pretty much everything terrible about making cookies comes down to one thing: deciding you want a cookie and realizing that the expanse between now and when you get to eat said is unfairly wide.

For example:
• Butter needs to

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Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake

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This Lemon and Poppy Seed Pound Cake is a nice cake, moist and lemon, perfect for breakfast or coffee / tea.

While still warm pound cake brushed with a sweet lemon syrup, which brings more moisture and flavor to it.

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Saucy Cranberry Maple Pudding Cake


  • For the filling
  • 2 1/2 cups (9 oz) fresh or frozen thawed cranberries
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 TBSP maple syrup (grade A or grade B dark amber is fine)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • For the topping
  • 2/3 cup (3 oz)
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