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Black Forest Tart

Black Forest Tart

Ingredients
1-1/4 cups chocolate wafer crumbs
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted

FILLING:
1/2 cup butter
6 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
3 large eggs
2/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup all-purpose flour

TOPPING:
1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
2 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream

Directions
In a small bowl, combine wafer crumbs and sugar; stir in butter. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of a lightly greased 11-in. fluted tart pan with removable bottom.

Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.

In a microwave, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Cool for 10 minutes. In a large bowl, beat the eggs, sugar, vanilla and salt until thickened, about 4 minutes. Blend in chocolate mixture. Stir in flour and mix well.
Pour into crust; spread evenly. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack. Spread pie filling over the top.

In a microwave, melt chocolate and cream; stir until smooth. Cool for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drizzle over tart. Chill until set. Yield: 12 servings.

Editor’s Note: This tart is best served the day it is prepared.

Recipe found here: Black Forest Tart

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Lady Baltimore Cake

Lady Baltimore Cake

Ingredients
1-2/3 cups raisins, chopped
8 dried figs, finely chopped
1/2 cup brandy

CAKE:
2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1-1/3 cups buttermilk
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 egg whites

FROSTING:
2 cups butter, softened
6 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 to 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
1 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted

Directions
In a small bowl, combine raisins and figs. Add brandy; toss to combine. Let stand, covered, at room temperature about 2 hours or until brandy is absorbed, stirring occasionally.

Preheat oven to 350°. Line bottoms of three greased 8-in. round cake pans with parchment paper; grease paper.
In a large bowl, mix flour, sugar, orange peel, baking powder, baking soda and salt until blended. Add buttermilk, butter and vanilla; beat on low speed 30 seconds or just until dry ingredients are moistened. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Add egg whites; beat 2 minutes longer.

Transfer batter to prepared pans. Bake 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.

In a large bowl, cream butter until fluffy. Gradually beat in confectioners’ sugar. Beat in vanilla and enough cream to reach desired consistency. For filling, remove 1 cup frosting to a small bowl; stir in pecans and raisin mixture.

Place one cake layer on a serving plate; spread with half of the filling. Add another cake layer; top with remaining filling. Add remaining cake layer; spread remaining frosting over top and sides of cake. Yield: 16 servings.

Editor’s Note: To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

Recipe found here: Lady Baltimore Cake

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Pumpkin-Toffee Cake Roll

Pumpkin-Toffee Cake Roll

Ingredients
6 eggs
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
2/3 cup canned pumpkin
3/4 cup cake flour
1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1-1/4 teaspoons ground ginger
3/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/8 teaspoon salt
Confectioners’ sugar

FILLING:
1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin
2 tablespoons dark rum
1 cup heavy whipping cream
3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
1/3 cup plus 1/2 cup toffee bits, divided
1/2 cup caramel sundae syrup

Directions
Place egg whites in a large bowl; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Line a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan with waxed paper; grease the paper and set aside.

In a large bowl, beat yolks until slightly thickened. Gradually add sugars, beating on high speed until thick. Beat in pumpkin. Sift flour, cinnamon, ginger, allspice and salt together twice; gradually add to yolk mixture and mix well.
With clean beaters, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Gradually fold into batter. Spread into prepared pan.

Bake at 350° for 15-18 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Cool for 5 minutes. Invert onto a kitchen towel dusted with confectioners’ sugar. Gently peel off waxed paper. Roll up cake in the towel jelly-roll style, starting with a short side. Cool completely on a wire rack.

For filling, in a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over rum; let stand for 1 minute. Heat over low heat, stirring until gelatin is completely dissolved. Remove from the heat; set aside.

In a large bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners’ sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. Fold in rum mixture and 1/3 cup toffee bits.

Unroll cake; sprinkle with 1/4 cup toffee bits. Spread filling over cake to within 1/2 in. of edges. Roll up again. Place seam side down on a serving platter. Dust with additional confectioners’ sugar. Drizzle with caramel syrup; sprinkle with remaining toffee bits. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 12 servings.

Recipe found here: Pumpkin-Toffee Cake Roll

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Cinnamon & Sugar Cake

Cinnamon & Sugar Cake

Ingredients
1 package white cake mix (regular size)
1 cup 2% milk
1/2 cup sour cream
6 tablespoons butter, melted
3 eggs
2-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

FROSTING:
1 cup butter, softened
5 cups confectioners’ sugar
2 tablespoons 2% milk
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon cinnamon-sugar

Directions
In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Transfer to two greased and floured 9-in. round baking pans.

Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the middle comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.

In a large bowl, beat butter until fluffy. Add the confectioners’ sugar, milk, cinnamon and vanilla; beat until smooth. Spread frosting between layers and over top and sides of cake. Sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 12 servings

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Pineapple Cake

Pineapple Cake

Ingredients
1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained
1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
1 package (12 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed

Directions
Prepare cake batter according to package directions. Beat in oranges until blended. Pour into two greased and floured 9-in. round baking pans.

Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.

Combine pineapple and dry pudding mix; fold in whipped topping. Spread between layers and over top and sides of cake. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 12 servings.

Recipe found here: Pineapple Cake

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Pink Lemonade Stand Cake

Pink Lemonade Stand Cake

Ingredients
1 cup buttermilk
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons seedless strawberry jam, warmed
2 tablespoons thawed pink lemonade concentrate
2 tablespoons grenadine syrup
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1-1/4 cups sugar
3 tablespoons grated lemon peel
4 eggs
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

FROSTING:
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
4 cups confectioners’ sugar
1/3 cup plus 3 tablespoons thawed pink lemonade concentrate, divided
Pink sprinkles

Directions
Preheat oven to 350°. Line bottoms of three greased 8-in. round baking pans with parchment paper; grease paper.
In a small bowl, whisk the first five ingredients until blended. In a large bowl, cream butter, sugar and lemon peel until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. In another bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk mixture, beating well after each addition.

Transfer batter to prepared pans. Bake 20-24 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes before removing to wire racks; remove paper. Cool completely.

For frosting, in a large bowl, beat butter, cream cheese and lemon peel until smooth. Gradually beat in confectioners’ sugar and 1/3 cup lemonade concentrate. If necessary, refrigerate until spreadable, up to 1 hour.

Place one cake layer on a serving plate. Brush 1 tablespoon lemonade concentrate over cake; spread with 1/2 cup frosting. Repeat layers. Top with remaining cake layer; brush remaining lemonade concentrate over top.
Spread remaining frosting over top and sides of cake.

Decorate with sprinkles. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 12 servings.

For cupcakes: Make batter as directed; fill 24 paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake in a preheated 350° oven for 16-19 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely. Prepare frosting as directed, omitting 3 tablespoons lemonade concentrate for brushing layers; pipe or spread frosting over tops. Yield: 2 dozen cupcakes.

Recipe found here: Pink Lemonade Stand Cake

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Pineapple Orange Cake

Pineapple Orange Cake

Ingredients
1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, undrained
4 egg whites
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce

TOPPING:
1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
1 package (1 ounce) sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
1 carton (8 ounces) reduced-fat whipped topping

Directions
In a large bowl, beat the cake mix, oranges, egg whites and applesauce on low speed for 2 minutes. Pour into a 13×9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.

Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.

In a bowl, combine the pineapple and pudding mix. Fold in whipped topping just until blended. Spread over cake.
Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Yield: 15 servings.

Recipe found here: Pineapple Orange Cake

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