Tag Archives: confectioner’s sugar

Chocolate velvet cake with dessert sauces

Pillsbury p. 54

cake: 3 eggs, 2/3 c sugar, 1/4 c flour, 4 oz semisweet chocolate, 2 oz unsweetened chocolate, 1/2 c butter

White chocolate sauce: 1 1/2 c whipping cream, 2 Tbsp powdered sugar, 1/2 c white vanilla chips (??)

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Carrot cake with creamy coconut frosting

Pillsbury p. 28

Cake: 2 1/2 c flour, 2 tsp baking soda, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp cinnamon, 2 c sugar, 1 c oil, 2 tsp vanilla, 2 eggs, 2 c shredded carrot, 8 1/4 oz crushed pineapple, 1/2 c raisins, 1/2 c nuts

Frosting: 8 oz cream cheese, 2 1/2 c powdered sugar, 6 Tbsp butter, 2 tsp vanilla, 1 c coconut, 1/2 c nuts

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Colorful Christmas cookies

From cookie book

1 3/4 c flour, 1 c + 2 Tbsp confectioner’s sugar, 1 Tbsp lemon zest, 1 egg, 2/3 c butter

icing: 1 3/4 c confectioner’s sugar, 1 tsp lemon juice, 1 tsp rum, 1 tsp raspberry syrup, decorative sugar

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Orange cookies

From cookie book

1 1/3 c butter, 1 1/3 c confectioner’s sugar, 3 egg yolks, 1/8 tsp vanilla seeds, 1 tsp grated orange peel, 2-3 drops orange extract

1 c confectioner’s sugar, 3 Tbsp orange liqueur

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Chocolate hazelnut cookies

From cookie book

2 1/4 c confectioner’s sugar, 1 1/2 c ground hazelnuts, 1 1/3 c ground almonds, pulp of 1/2 vanilla bean, 1 egg, 1 egg yolk, 5-6 oz dark chocolate, 1/8 tsp cloves, 4 oz cream

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Lemon-iced gingerbread cookies

From cookie book

2 1/4 flour, 7 Tbsp sugar, 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice, 1 1/2 tsp baking powder, 2 Tbsp cocoa powder, 1 egg, 14 Tbsp butter, 1 c + 2 Tbsp confectioner’s sugar, 2-3 Tbsp lemon juice

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Dutch Christmas cookies

From cookie book

1 1/2 c flour, 9 Tbsp cornstarch, 1/3 c sugar, salt, vanilla, 1 egg, 9 Tbsp butter, 1 1/3 c confectioner’s sugar, 14 oz marzipan paste, 1/2 orange marmalade, 4-5 oz bittersweet chocolate

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