Lemon-Blackberry Cake

Ingredients

  • 3 c. cake flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 c. butter
  • 2 1/2 c. sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c. lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 3/4 c. Buttermilk
  • Blackberry-Cassis Jam
  • Lemon Buttercream frosting
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Pannelet Cookies with Sweet Potato and Coconut

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (8 ounces) mashed or puréed baked orange-fleshed yam (see Cooks’ Note), such as jewel or garnet
  • 2 cups (6 ounces) unsweetened dried shredded coconut, toasted (see Cooks’ Note)
  • 1 1/3 cups (9.3 ounces) sugar
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 3/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 cup (5 ounces) whole almonds, with or without skin
  • Sugar or Cardamom Sugar (see below) or turbinado sugar for rolling
Special Equipment
  • Cookie sheets, lined with parchment paper or greased; food processor

White Chocolate Buttermint Ice Cream

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons cream cheese (softened to room temperature)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 5 ounces white chocolate (high-quality, chopped)
  • 3/4 teaspoon butter extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Apple Pie Ice Cream

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 cups heavy cream, divided
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 6 large egg yolks
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1½ tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 3 large apples, peeled and thinly sliced (I prefer Granny Smith for cooking/baking)
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1-2 tbsp. dark rum (optional)
  • 1 cup graham crackers, chopped small

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)

Chocolate Blackout Cookies

Ingredients

Sprinkles:
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 3/4 cups powdered sugar
Cookies:
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, preferably Dutch process
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon instant espresso powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 1/4 cups (packed) dark brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
Icing and assembly:
  • 3 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature, cut into pieces