Stacked Applesauce Cake

Ingredients

  • 3 c. all-purpose flour
  • 3 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. cloves
  • 3/4 c. unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 c. granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 c. unsweetened applesauce
  • Cinnamon Whipped Cream
  • 2 tbsp. Confectioners’ sugar (optional)

Four-Cheese Turkey Pasta Bake

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked penne
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened and cubed
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey breast
TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted

Coffee Malteds

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unflavored malted milk powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into chunks, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground coffee, preferably from espresso beans (or use instant or powdered coffee or espresso)
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 large egg, at room temperature
  • 1 large egg yolk, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Creamy Spinach & Rigatoni Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) rigatoni
  • 8 ounces sliced pancetta, chopped
  • 3/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 5-1/4 cups 2% milk
  • 4 cups shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 1 can (14 ounces) water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and chopped
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Sheet Pan Breakfast Bake

Ingredients

  • 8 slices bacon, cut in half
  • 30 ounces frozen and thawed shredded hash brown potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon italian seasoning
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 pinch red chili pepper flakes
  • 1 1⁄2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 8 large eggs
  • 3 tablespoons chopped chives (garnish) or 3 tablespoons sliced scallions (garnish)

Fresh Strawberry Cake

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 c. cake flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 3/4 c. butter
  • 1 1/2 c. sugar
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 c. strawberry preserves
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. red food coloring
  • 1/2 c. Buttermilk
  • 1 3/4 c. heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 pt. strawberries