Anna's Recipe Archive

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LIGHT FRUITCAKE RING

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This fruitcake is light in color and rather mild-tasting, and is more like a coffee cake or loaf cake than a traditional fruitcake. Rather than use red and green-dyed candied fruit, this cake uses more naturally dried fruits that add a rich…

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MERINGUE BIRDS’ NESTS

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A dessert such as this can be made a full day ahead and assembled right before serving. Meringue nests make a lovely shell to hold whatever fruit are in season, and are also a great replacement for a pastry shell, if you are not…

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MILK CHOCOLATE SILK TART

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This is not a ganache style tart, like Tarte au Chocolat, but is a lighter, airier version. It’s not quite as fluffy as a chocolate mousse, and the addition of butter gives it a silky, melt-in-your mouth texture that can’t be resisted. Makes…

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