Gingerbread Latte Cups with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Makes about 24 mini cups   1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon salt 8 Tbls unsalted butter 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup molasses 1 large egg, beaten lightly 1/2 cup strong, very hot coffee 1 […]

Mini Sugar-Coated Doughnuts

  • YIELD:Makes about 36 mini doughnuts • ACTIVE TIME:45 minutes • TOTAL TIME:45 minutes Ingredients • 3 1/2 ounces granulated sugar (1/2 cup; 100g) • 1 teaspoon (4g) baking powder • 1/2 teaspoon (3g) baking soda • 1/2 teaspoon (2g) Diamond Crystal kosher salt; for table salt, use half as much by volume or […]

Sicilian Pizza Recipe

• YIELD:Makes one 13- by 18-inch square pie, serving 6 to 8 • ACTIVE TIME:30 minutes • TOTAL TIME:About 4 hours (or 16 to 28 hours if using no-knead hand method) Ingredients • For the Dough (see note above): • 17.5 ounces bread flour (500g; about 3 1/2 cups) • 1/2 ounce salt (14g; about […]

Homemade Oreo Cookies Recipe

• YIELD:Makes 45 (1 3/4–inch) sandwich cookies • ACTIVE TIME:1 hour • TOTAL TIME:2 hours Ingredients • For the Chocolate Wafers: • 4 ounces unsalted butter (about 8 tablespoons; 115g), creamy and soft, about 68°F (20°C) • 3 1/2 ounces sugar (about 1/2 cup; 100g) • 2 ounces golden syrup (about 3 tablespoons; 55g), such […]

Homemade Fig Newtons Recipe

• YIELD:About thirty-two 1-inch pieces • ACTIVE TIME:1 hour • TOTAL TIME:8 hours Ingredients • Cakey Cookie Dough: • 10 1/2 ounces all purpose flour, such as Gold Medal, plus more for dusting (2 1/4 cups, spooned; 295g) • 5 ounces unsalted butter, soft but cool, about 65°F (1 1/4 sticks; 140g) • 4 ounces […]

Classic Banana Bread Recipe

• YIELD:Makes one 10 1/2–inch loaf, two 9- by 5-inch loaves, or 12 muffins • ACTIVE TIME:15 minutes • TOTAL TIME:1 to 1 1/2 hours, depending on loaf size Ingredients • 4 medium bananas (20 ounces; 565g), ripe but not fully black • 4 ounces plain Greek yogurt (1/2 cup; 115g), preferably nonfat • 2 […]

HEARTH BREAD

Ingredients • 1 packet active dry yeast or 2 1/4 teaspoons instant yeast • 1 tablespoon sugar • 1 tablespoon salt • 2 cups lukewarm water (not over 110°F) • 5 1/2 to 6 cups All-Purpose Flour • cornmeal or semolina, for sprinkling on the pan Instructions 1. Mix all of the ingredients together, using […]

BRAIDED LEMON BREAD

Ingredients SPONGE • 3/4 cup warm water • 2 teaspoons sugar • 1 tablespoon instant yeast • 1/2 cup  All-Purpose Flour DOUGH • all of the sponge • 3/4 cup plain or vanilla yogurt • 1/2 cup (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened • 2 large eggs, beaten • 1/2 cup sugar • 2 teaspoons salt […]

MINI S’MORES CHEESECAKES

Yield: 12-14 cheesecakes INGREDIENTS: CRUST 1 cup (134g) graham cracker crumbs 2 tbsp (26g) sugar 4 tbsp (56g) butter, melted FILLING 12 ounces (339g) cream cheese, room temperature 1/2 cup (104g) sugar 6 tbsp (42g) natural unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup (115g) sour cream 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 2 tbsp (30ml) milk 2 eggs 2-3 […]

BROWNED BUTTER PECAN CHEESECAKE

INGREDIENTS: BUTTER PECANS 1 1/2 cups (247g) finely chopped pecans 2 tbsp light brown sugar, loosely packed 2 tbsp (28g) Challenge salted butter, melted CHEESECAKE FILLING 6 tbsp (84g) butter 24 ounces (678g) Challenge cream cheese, room temperature 1/2 cup (104g) sugar 3/4 cup (108g) light brown sugar. loosely packed 3 tbsp (24g) all purpose […]