Southern Pecan Pie Recipe

Southern Pecan Pie

Villas’ pecan pie is unlike most others as it’s not as sweet as most. But it does have the requisite fresh pecans, mellow rich filling, and tender flaky crust.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 25 M
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Prune-Rum Custard Cake Recipe

Prune Rum Custard Cake

Far Breton, a specialty of Brittany, France, is a custardy cake similar to a clafouti filled with rum-soaked prunes. Far Breton is great with tea.

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
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Blackberry Mousse Recipe

Blackberry Mousse

The flavor of sweet-tart blackberries are complemented by the zing of orange juice and the depth of Cointreau in this creamy, lick-the-dish-worthy mousse.

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  • 15 M
  • 20 M
  • 1
Banana Napoleons with Warm Caramel Walnut Sauce Recipe

Banana Napoleons with Warm Caramel Walnut Sauce

Squares of homemade puff pastry (or store-bought if you want to save time), sandwich sliced bananas and a rich walnut caramel sauce. Whip creams sits on top.

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  • 1 H
  • 4 H, 45 M
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Black and White Chocolate Cake with Creme Anglaise Recipe

Black and White Chocolate Cake with Crème Anglaise

Layers of delicate ladyfingers alternate with espresso-and-liqueur laced chocolate mousse. Drizzled over scoops of the cake is a lovely vanilla custard cream.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H
  • 5
Marbled Lemon–Blueberry Cake Recipe

Marbled Lemon–Blueberry Butter Cake

Lemon and blueberry star in this cake. Blueberry preserve fills the cake and is swirled through the batter. The cake is also iced with a lemon buttercream frosting.

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  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
Oatmeal Cake Recipe

Oatmeal Cake

Yup, you’re allowed to eat this cake for breakfast seeing as there’s moist layers of wholesome oatmeal beneath the coconut and buttery frosting.

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  • 50 M
  • 1 H, 50 M
  • 3
Dried Fruit and Nut Cake Recipe

Dried Fruit and Nut Cake

Chock-full of crunchy nuts and moist dried fruit, this cake is a taste sensation. May we suggest a choice of apricots, plums, pears, or peaches?

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 2
Chocolate-Mayonnaise Cupcakes Recipe

Chocolate Mayonnaise Cupcakes with Caramel-Butterscotch Frosting

These chocolate mayonnaise cupcakes are rich and deeply chocolaty, and the caramel-butterscotch buttercream is, well, need we have to describe it? Utterly divine.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 11
Chocolate Rum Savarin Recipe

Chocolate-Rum Savarin

Rich and tender, this yeast leavened cake is moistened by a good soaking of rum syrup and frosted with gianduja cream. No savarin mold? A Bundt pan will do.

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  • 45 M
  • 4 H
  • 0
Baked Almond Custard with Cinnamon and Raisins Recipe

Baked Almond Custard with Cinnamon and Raisins

Hailing from Egypt, this cinnamon-tinged custard is speckled with almonds and pistachios and sits on a raft of puff pastry. Elegant and surprisingly easy.

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  • 25 M
  • 50 M
  • 0
The Art of Simple Food by Alice Walters

Almond Cake

Alice Waters’ almond cake recipe abides by her rules of “cook simply.” Yet you’d never know that from tasting it.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 1
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