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Flan with Chocolate Cake

I saw this recipe on Cook’s Country and it was so beautiful I decided I had to try it.  My family was skeptical about the flan portion but they loved it.  It’s a perfect combination of creamy flan and a … Continue reading

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Chocolate Peppermint Bars

1/2 c. all purpose flour 1/2 c. unsweetened cocoa powder 1 t. baking soda 1/2 t. kosher salt (you can use table salt but I like the larger size of kosher) 1/2 c. butter, room temp 3/4 c. packed brown … Continue reading

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Pumpkin-shaped Cake

2 boxes cake mix (any flavor) 2 jars vanilla frosting 1 small dixie cup 5-6 toothpicks or cake testers green food coloring orange food coloring (2 red drops and 2 yellow drops) This is incredibly simple but is a great hit … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Chocolate Torte

Torte: 12 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped 3/4 c. butter, cut into pieces 6 large eggs, separated 12 T. sugar 2 t. vanilla extract Preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit.  Butter a 9 in spring-form pan and line with buttered parchment … Continue reading

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Pumpkin, Ginger and Molasses Tart

Crust: 1 c. all purpose flour 1/2 c. cake flour 1/4 t. salt 1/2 c. plus 2 T. butter, room temp 1/4 c. sugar 1 large egg yolk 1/2 t. vanilla extract Whisk both flours and salt in a bowl.  … Continue reading

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