Cakes / Tortes / Gâteaux

In a medium microwave-safe bowl, microwave butter and chocolate until melted (3-4 min.); stir to combine. In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs, egg yolks and sugar with an electric mixer on high...

Moderate
Serves 12

In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, pecans and butter. Place about 1 tbsp. mixture into each of 24 nonstick cupcake cups. Prepare cake mix according to pkg. directions. Divide batter amongst...

Easy
Makes 24

In a small saucepan, cook butter, 1/3 cup heavy cream and brown sugar over low heat until butter is melted, stirring constantly. Pour mixture into a 13x9" cake pan; sprinkle evenly with pecans and...

Moderate
Serves 12

In a small mixing bowl, stir together pretzels, pecans and sugar; stir in butter. Pour in an even layer on rimmed baking sheet; bake in a preheated 325° oven until lightly browned (8-10 min.). Set...

Moderate
Serves 16

In a large mixing bowl, whisk together first 6 ingredients. Add egg, coffee, buttermilk and oil; thoroughly whisk wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Line cupcake pan with baking cups; fill cups...

Moderate
Makes 12 cupcakes

In a medium mixing bowl, sift together first 5 ingredients. Using a food processor or pastry cutter, cut butter into dry ingredients until butter is in pea-sized pieces. Using a fork, stir cream...

Easy
Makes 8

In a large mixing bowl, whisk together first 6 ingredients. Add egg, coffee, buttermilk and oil; thoroughly whisk wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Line cupcake pan with paper baking cups;...

Easy
Makes 12

In a medium bowl, combine mascarpone and lemon curd until thoroughly blended. In a 2 qt. glass serving bowl, layer 1/3 of angel food cake pieces, 1/3 of strawberries, 1/3 of blueberries, 1/3...

Easy
Serves 8-10

In a large mixer bowl, beat butter, powdered sugar and vanilla on medium speed until creamy. Beat in flour and salt until blended. Stir in toffee bits and nuts by hand. Shape rounded tablespoons...

Moderate
Makes 6 dozen

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