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Sauces, frostings and fillings

Pumpkin Puree

Yield varies depending on weight of pumpkins Ingredients Small Sugar Pumpkins (not the kind you carve for Halloween) Instructions Use a peering knife to cut around the stem of the pumpkin(s) and remove. Use a sharp heavy knife cut the … Continue reading

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Buttercream (Swiss Method)

Yield: 8 ounces Ingredients 4 ounces (114 g) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 1/4 ounces (36 g) soft vegetable margarine, at room temperature 1/4 cups (60 ml) egg whites 3 1/2 ounces (99 g) granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoons (1 … Continue reading

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Marzipan

Yield: 2 Pounds Ingredients 2.7 ounces (75 g) granulated sugar 1/3 cup (80 ml) water 5 1/3 ounces (142 g) dry blanched almonds 5 1/3 ounces (142 g) powdered sugar 2 ounces (60 ml) light corn syrup 1 pounds (455 … Continue reading

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Strawberry Fruit Tart

Yield: 10 servings Ingredients Tart Shell 2 ounces (56 g) granulated sugar 4.6 ounces (131 g) butter 1/3 an egg 1/3 teaspoon vanilla extract 5.7 ounces (160 g) bread flour Pastry Cream 2 2/3 cups (631 ml) milk 3/4 teaspoons … Continue reading

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Cream Cheese Chocolate Cupcakes

Yield: 12 cupcakes Ingredients Batter 3 ounces (85 g) unsweetened cocoa powder 2.5 ounces (70 g) cake flour 6 ounces (170 g) unsalted butter, room temperature 8 ounces (225 g) granulated sugar 4.2 ounces (120 g) cup sour cream 3 … Continue reading

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Chocolate Ganache

Yield: 12 ounces Ingredients 1 egg yolk 1 ounces (28 g) granulated sugar A splash of vanilla extract, about 1/16 a teaspoon (1 ml) 7 ounces (199 g) semisweet chocolate 1/2 cup (120 ml) heavy cream Instructions Whip the egg … Continue reading

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Buttercream

Yield: About 1 pound Ingredients 6 1/2 ounces (182 g) unsalted butter, at room temperature 2 ounces (57 g) soft vegetable margarine 3 egg whites (96 ml) 6 ounces (171 g) granulated sugar 2 teaspoons (2 ml) vanilla extract Instructions … Continue reading

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Lemon Curd

Yield: 2 1/2 cups Ingredients 12 ounces (340 g) granulated sugar 6 ounces (170 g) unsalted butter 4 eggs 1/4 cups (180 ml) lemon juice Zest of 4 lemons, finely grated Instructions In a mixer with the paddle attachment, cream … Continue reading

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Sauces

We spent the first part of class talking about TV and Film that cover the current state of nutrition in America. A new show starts tonight called Jamie Olivers Food Revolution. Here’s a blurb on the show from ABC: The … Continue reading

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Blueberry Sauce

Ingredients 7 ounces (200 g) granulated sugar 1 1/2 cups (360 ml) cranberry juice 1 tablespoon (15 ml) lime juice 3 tablespoons (45 ml) rum 2 tablespoons (16 g) cornstarch 1 dry pint (480 ml) or 12 ounces (340 g) … Continue reading

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