Anna's Recipe Archive

Crumb Crust

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When I was fine-tuning my cream pie recipes, I caught myself making a crumb crust in a fluted tart pan instead of blind-baking a pie shell, simply because I didn’t have the pie dough made. I discovered that a simple crumb crust, whether…

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Donna’s Pinwheel Cookies

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When I was growing up, no Christmas cookie plate was complete without my mom’s pinwheel cookies. Like most busy moms at holiday time, she would make the dough ahead of time and freeze it to bake closer to the holidays. Makes about 2½ dozen…

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Dutch Baby

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Like a popover or a Yorkshire pudding, this warm soufflé pancake is baked in a hot pan and is fascinating to watch rise. Pull up a stool in front of the oven and watch the thin crepe-like batter transform into a giant pillow of fluffy, golden…

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French Baguettes

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Baguettes are like the macarons of the bread world—the ingredient list may be simple, but the mastery is all in the practice of the technique. Give yourself a couple of days to complete this recipe because the dough needs time to rest and…

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Giant Glazed Cinnamon Bun

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The scent of a freshly baked cinnamon bun unfailingly invites a smile, and when a single, giant cinnamon bun is pulled from the oven, applause is in order. This new take on a classic morning treat holds together when sliced into wedges,…

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