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10 Baking Recipes for a Broken Heart

Drew Glover • March 24, 2015
Love to bake delicious snacks and dishes? Love everything about baking? This place is full of recipes and techniques to help you bake up yummy food. Try these recipes and share your own!Chocolate Almond Toffee Bar by Anna Olson
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1. Torta Caprese Flourless Chocolate Cake
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This deliciously rich Torta Caprese, which uses dark chocolate and ground almonds in place of flour, makes the perfect gluten-free dessert for a dinner party or for tea time. Watch Stefano Borella in this Grokker Premium video as he shares some of his favorite recipes from Italy's Amalfi Coast.
2. Classic Oatmeal & Raisin Cookies
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Welcome to Anna Olson's Quintessential Cookies Series! In this episode, Anna show you how to make delicious and crumbly oatmeal and raisin cookies, which are absolutely perfect hot or cold. Join Anna Olson in this Grokker Premium Video from the Quintessential Cookies Series, where she helps you master the fundamental techniques and methods to create perfect cookies every time.
3. Light Flavorful Sponge Cake
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Learn how to make a sponge cake. When a Sponge Cake is baked in a sheet pan and then rolled around a filling, it is called a Roulade (for the French), a Jelly Roll (for the Americans), and a Swiss Roll (for the English). A Sponge Cake (often called a Biscuit) presented in this way has a beautiful pinwheel design.
4. Spiced Carrot Cake with Rum & Candied Ginger
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Follow along with this surprisingly easy recipe, and you will be delighted at how light and moist this cake turns out! Flavors of orange and lemon zest, candied ginger, coconut, sultanas (raisins), and a little dark rum infuse this double layer carrot cake giving it a balance of nutty and spicy notes. In this Grokker Premium video, Dessert Chef Ella Caulier shares her take on a delicious carrot cake that you don't get everyday.
5. Coconut Cream Pie
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This Coconut Cream Pie takes a buttery crisp pre-baked pastry crust and fills it with a coconut flavored cream. The crowning touch to this American favorite is lots of whipped cream and a sprinkling of toasted coconut. Very appealing, very comforting, and very tasty.
6. Anna's Famous Flourless Chocolate Torte Cake
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Welcome to Anna Olson's Quintessential Cakes Series! Over this series of 10 recipes, you will be taught all the fundamental techniques and methods to create perfect cakes every time. In the sixth episode, you will be shown how to make Anna's famed Flourless Chocolate Torte, perfect for those with gluten allergies and chocoholics alike. This simple French-style chocolate torte is super decadent and absolutely melts away on the tip of your tongue. Anna tops her cake with candied orange peel, a must learn technique that you will learn in this video. So get ready to get baking and join Anna Olson in this Grokker Premium Video, as she helps you to master her Quintessential Cakes.
7. Chocolate Brownies
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Welcome to Anna Olson's Bake Shop Treats Series, where she teaches you how to create some of your favorite bakery bars and squares. These are Anna's ultimate brownies, rich, decadent, and absolutely delicious. You will not believe what the secret ingredient is in this recipe, which keeps these brownies especially rich and fudge-y. Join Anna Olson in this Grokker Premium Video to learn all the secrets to making your favorite bake shop treats.
8. Ginger Snap Cookies with Ground Black Pepper
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Welcome to Anna Olson's Quintessential Cookies Series! In this episode, Anna gives you the secret to the snappiest ginger snaps around, with her trademark signature ingredient, a little bit of ground black pepper. Join Anna Olson in this Grokker Premium Video from the Quintessential Cookies Series, where she helps you master the fundamental techniques and methods to create perfect cookies every time.
9. 50-Year Apple Cake with Walnuts & Caramel
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This cake is dense with a crunchy top. It is good by itself in the afternoon or covered with caramel sauce and a scoop of ice cream for after dinner. I got this recipe from a friend's grandmother, who has been baking this cake for 50 years! Maybe by now it should be the 75 Year Apple Cake. No matter how many years, it still tastes great and you will love how easy it is to bake. Grokker Premium video in the Apple Desserts series by Pastry Chef Emily Luchetti.
10. Vanilla & Chocolate Marble Swirl Pound Cake
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Welcome to Anna Olson's Quintessential Cakes Series! Over this series of 10 recipes, you will be taught all the fundamental techniques and methods to create perfect cakes every time. In the first episode, Anna will show her take on a pound cake, with delicious chocolate and vanilla swirls. So get ready to get baking and join Anna Olson in this Grokker Premium Video, as she helps you to master her Quintessential Cakes.
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