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How to Bake Carrot Cake Cupcakes

I love carrot cake and I love cupcakes. So why not put them together? These carrot cake cupcakes are the easy way to serve up carrot cake for either breakfast or dessert.   These carrot cake cupcakes can be made with either a buttermilk glaze or a cream cheese frosting. The recipe card gives the ingredients and directions for both. ... Read More »

How to Bake Stollen

Makes: 4 loaves Preparation time: 2-3 days Cooking time: 45 mins Ingredients needed to make Stollen: ½ cup rye flour 3 ½ cups all purpose flour, divided 2 ¼ tsp dry active yeast ½ cup + 3 tsp sugar 1 tbsp honey ½ cup warm milk 1 ¾ cup unsalted butter, melted 1 egg yolk ¼ cup water 1 tsp sea ... Read More »

How to Bake Gingerbread Cookies

Makes: 6 dozen cookies Preparation time: 40 mins Cooking time: 10 mins Ingredients needed to make gingerbread cookies: 4 cups + ½ cup all purpose flour ½ tsp baking soda 1 ½ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp ground cloves ½ tsp ground allspice 1 tbsp ground dry ginger 2 tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp ground nutmeg ½ tsp kosher salt ... Read More »

How to Make White Chocolate Barks

Makes: 1 ½ lb Preparation time: 30 mins + 1 hr (inactive) Cooking time: 5 mins Ingredients needed to make white chocolate barks: 1 lb white chocolate, finely chopped 1 ¼ cups pistachio nuts, shelled, toasted and papery coating peeled off. ½ cup dried cranberries 1 ½ tsp nut oil Cooking instructions for white chocolate barks: Spread a sheet of ... Read More »

How to Cook Chocolate Pretzel Tart

Serves: 10 Preparation time: 1 hour Cooking time: 3 hours Ingredients needed to make Chocolate Pretzel Tart: 6 oz pretzels ¼ cup powdered sugar ¼ tsp baking powder 7 tbsp unsalted butter, softened 1 egg For the filling: 1 ¼ cup heavy cream ½ cup pretzels, roughly crushed 10 oz dark chocolate, divided 4 tbsp unsalted butter, chopped into small ... Read More »

How to Cook Blueberry Muffins

Makes: 6 muffins Ingredients needed to make blueberry muffins: For the muffins: ½ cup fresh black berries 1 cup all purpose flour 1 egg 1 tbsp baking powder ¼ cup milk ¼ cup sunflower oil For the crumb topping: 2 tbsp flour 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tbsp butter, softened 2 tbsp sugar Cooking instructions to make blueberry muffins: Warm ... Read More »

How to Cook Cinnamon Rolls

Makes: 8-10 rolls Ingredients needed to make cinnamon rolls: For the dough: 3 cups flour 4 tbsp butter, melted 2 tsp yeast 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp sugar 1 egg, beaten 1 cup warm milk For the syrup: 3 tbsp espresso ¼ tsp cinnamon 1/3 cup brown sugar For the filling: ½ cup chocolate chips, semisweet 4 tbsp butter, softened ... Read More »

How to Cook Thanksgiving Turkey

Makes: 1 turkey Ingredients needed to cook Thanksgiving turkey: One 15 lb turkey, giblets and neck discarded 1 carrot, chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 750 ml champagne 1 packaged (14.5 oz) chicken stock 2 tbsp dried thyme leaves, crushed 2 tbsp dried parsley leaves, crushed 2 tbsp dried sage, crushed 2 tbsp dried rosemary, ground 1 ... Read More »