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Servings 12
Preparation time 60
Cooking time 100

  • 3 sticks (12 ounces) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 6 cups confectioners' sugar
  • Pinch fine salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons milk
  • 2 baked 9-inch round cake layers (your favorite recipe or a 18.25-ounce boxed cake mix)
  • 1 1/4 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  • 2 store-bought biscotti
  • 1 tube pink decorating icing
  • 2 black jelly beans
  • 2 marshmallows
  • 1 white jelly bean, halved lengthwise
  • 1 pink jelly bean
  • 1 black licorice wheel, such as Haribo

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  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/4 cup ginger, minced
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  • CHIMICHURRI:
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  • 1 cup fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 to 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, cored and seeded
  • Salt, pepper, and sugar to taste
  • ORZO:
  • 2/3 cups dry orzo pasta
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen green peas
  • 1/2 cup mint chimichurri (above)
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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  • 12 ounces fresh, mild goat cheese (such as Haystack's Boulder Chèvre)
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  • Leaves from 1 small sprig rosemary, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup panko
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  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
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  • All-purpose flour for dusting
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  • 5 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 3/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch pieces, brought to room temperature, plus 1/2 tablespoon, melted
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  • LOAVES:
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 (10-ounce) package Hershey's cinnamon chips
  • TOPPING:
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
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  • 1 (12-ounce) can frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1 (12-ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
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  • VANILLA-BOURBON BRIOCHE:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup Bulleit bourbon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • BOURBON SYRUP:
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  • 2 teaspoons Bulleit Bourbon
  • BRANDIED PEACHES:
  • 1 1/2 cups brandy
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 large ripe peaches halved, pitted, and peeled
  • MASCARPONE FILLING:
  • 1 pound mascarpone cheese
  • 1 jar brandied peaches, diced, reserving 1/2 cup for presentation
  • EGG WASH:
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons turbinado sugar
  • SMOKED BUTTER:
  • 1 cup hickory chips
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  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
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  • CAKE:
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple with juice
  • 1 cup walnuts, finely chopped or crushed
  • 3/4 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • WHIPPED CREAM CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
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  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
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  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup limoncello or lemon-flavored liqueur
  • zest and juice of one lemon
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