1、Sugar-crunch fruitcake

Moist fruit and a crunchy sugary topping mean it's impossible to have just one slice of this delicious cake

Sugar-crunch fruitcake recipe

Ingredients

  • 100g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
  • 2 eggs
  • 85g caster sugar
  • 50g self-raising flour
  • 50g ground almonds
  • zest ½ lemon
  • 2 portions Apple, pear & cherry compote (see 'Goes well with')
  • 2 tbsp demerara sugar

Method

You'll need 2 of the 12 portions of compote for this cake.
  • Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and grease a 20cm cake tin. Beat together the butter, eggs, caster sugar, flour, almonds and lemon zest to a smooth mixture. Scrape into the tin, dollop over the compote, then bake for 25-30 mins until well risen. Scatter over the sugar and return to the oven for 10-15 mins until the cake is cooked through.
  • Remove from the tin and eat warm or at room temperature with cream or custard.

  • https://www.truecookbook.com/recipe/sugar-crunch-fruitcake-5008/

    2、Pistachio Sugar Cookie Bars

  • Makes: 48 servings
  • Makes: 48 bars
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Bake: 20 mins 350°F
  • Pistachio Sugar Cookie Bars recipe

    Ingredients

    Method

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 13x9-inch baking pan with foil, extending foil over the edges of the pan. Lightly coat foil with cooking spray.
    2. In a large bowl beat butter with a mixer on medium to high 30 seconds. Add sugar. Beat on medium until light and fluffy, scraping bowl as needed. Beat in egg and vanilla; set aside.
    3. In a medium bowl whisk together flour, ground pistachios, cornstarch, baking powder, and salt. Add flour mixture to butter mixture; beat on low to form a soft dough. Transfer dough to prepared baking pan. With lightly floured fingers, press dough evenly into baking pan.
    4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Use edges of foil to lift uncut bars out of pan. Spread with Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting and, if desired, sprinkle with chopped pistachios. Use edges of foil to lift uncut bars out of pan. Transfer to a cutting board. Cut into bars.

    3、Sugar Cookie Cups

  • Makes: 64 servings
  • Serving Size: 1unfilled cookie cup
  • Makes: 64
  • Prep: 1 hr
  • Bake: 10 mins 350°F per batch
  • Cool: 5 mins
  • Sugar Cookie Cups recipe

    Ingredients

    • Nonstick cooking spray
    • 1 cup butter, softened
    • 1 1/4 cups sugar
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 2 Eggs
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla
    • 1 teaspoon orange zest or almond extract (optional)
    • 3 cups all-purpose flour
    • Desired Fillings

    Method

    1. Coat 1 3/4-inch muffin cups with cooking spray. In a large bowl beat butter with a mixer on medium 30 seconds. Beat in sugar, baking powder, and salt, scraping bowl as needed. Beat in eggs, vanilla, and, if desired, orange zest. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour. If necessary, cover and chill dough 30 minutes or until easy to handle.
    2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. Press dough balls into bottom and up sides of prepared muffin cups.
    3. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Repress the centers with the rounded side of a measuring spoon. Let cool in pans 5 minutes. Remove cups from pans and cool completely on wire racks. Add desired fillings.

    4、Ultimate Sugar Cookies


    "The name says it all.Use pancake syrup instead of the corn syrup, if you wish."
    Ultimate Sugar Cookies recipe

    Ingredients

    Method

    1. Beat sugarand shorteningat medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.Add eggs, syrup and vanilla; beat well.Gradually add combined dry ingredients at low speed.Mix until well blended.
    2. Refrigerate dough 1 hour.
    3. Roll out dough between two sheets of lightly floured wax paper.Cut out with floured cutter.
    4. Bake on ungreased cookie sheets at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 5-9 minutes, depending on size and thickness of cookies.Do not overbake.Cool 2 minutes, then remove from cookie sheets to cool.

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