Bake or Break Recipes

Entries from September 2006

White Chocolate and Pistachio Cookies

September 28th, 2006 · Comments Off

Recipe from Nigella Lawson.  Read about them here. 1/2 cup (scant) unsalted butter, softened 7 tablespoons sugar 1/2 cup (scant) brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 large egg 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup ground pistachios 4 ounces whole pistachios 4 ounces white chocolate, chopped Preheat oven to 350 degrees. […]

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Tags: cookies

Almond Pear Cream Cheese Tart

September 27th, 2006 · Comments Off

Recipe from Kraft.  Read about it at Bake or Break. Crust 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/3 cup sugar 1 cup all-purpose flour Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Beat butter and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add flour, and mix well. Spread onto bottom and about an inch up the sides of a […]

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Tags: pies & tarts

Martha’s Classic Crumb Cake

September 24th, 2006 · Comments Off

Recipe from Martha Stewart’s Baking Handbook.  Read about it here. Classic Crumb Cake 10 tablespoons butter, softened 2 & 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup sugar 3 large eggs 1 & 1/4 cups sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Crumb Topping confectioners’ sugar (optional) […]

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Tags: breakfast · cakes

Cinnamon Pecan Muffins

September 23rd, 2006 · Comments Off

Original recipe here. Read about it here. 1 & 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chopped pecans, lightly toasted 1 egg 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup vegetable oil Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease/spray 9 muffin cups and set aside. Mix together […]

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Tags: breakfast · muffins · quick breads

Chocolate Chip Almond Cake

September 23rd, 2006 · Comments Off

Recipe from Nestle. Read about it here. 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 & 1/4 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter, softened 2 & 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup (about 4 ounces) almond paste, crumbled 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 6 large eggs 8 ounces sour cream 2 cups semi-sweet […]

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Tags: cakes · chocolate

Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars

September 17th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Recipe from Kraft. Read about them here. Crust 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup butter, softened 1/4 teaspoon salt Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease/spray a 15″x10″x1″ baking pan. Beat butter until creamy. Add flour, sugar, and salt, and continue mixing until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press onto bottom of pan. […]

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Tags: bars

Outrageous Peanut Butter Cookies

September 13th, 2006 · Comments Off

Recipe adapted from Southern Living. Read about them here. 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar 4 tablespoons butter, softened 4 teaspoons well-beaten egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2/3 cup extra crunchy peanut butter 3 tablespoons uncooked regular oats 1 NutRageous candy bar, chopped 2 tablespoons sugar […]

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Tags: chocolate · cookies · peanut butter

Peanut Butter Cutout Cookies with Chocolate or Vanilla Creme Filling

September 10th, 2006 · Comments Off

Recipe from The Baking Sheet.  Read more about the baking experience. Peanut Butter Cutout Cookies 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1 cup sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 large egg 1/4 cup (2 ounces) heavy cream or sour cream, divided in half 3 tablespoons […]

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Tags: chocolate · cookies · fillings · peanut butter

Cream Cheese Biscuits & Chocolate Gravy

September 9th, 2006 · Comments Off

Biscuit recipe from Paula Deen. Read about it here. Cream Cheese Biscuits 2 cups Bisquick 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 tablespoon (approximate) milk Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Combine Bisquick and cream cheese with a pastry blender. Add enough milk to moisten mixture. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to desired thickness. […]

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Tags: biscuits · bread · breakfast · chocolate

Toasted Coconut Washboards

September 8th, 2006 · Comments Off

Recipe from Big Fat Cookies. Read about them here. 2 cups sweetened shredded coconut 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup packed light brown sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teapsoon almond extract 2 ounces white […]

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Tags: cookies