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Breads

Queen’s Biscuits

2 cups all-purpose flour ½ cup sugar 1½ teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 1 large egg 4-5 tablespoons milk 6 tablespoons sesame seeds (see note) Preheat the oven to 375° F. Line…

Nana’s Fruitcake

2½ cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoons ground cloves 1½ teaspoon ground allspice 1 pound raisins ½ pound chopped figs 2 cups water 1½ cups sugar ¼ pound butter 1…

Classic French boules (rounds)

5 1/3 cups unbleached bread flour 2 teaspoons table salt, or one tablespoon kosher salt 1 ¼-ounce packet or 2 ¼ teaspoons instant yeast (also sold as rapid-rise, quick-rising, and bread machine yeast) 2 cups lukewarm water, for the bread…

Favorite Carrot Cake Muffins

You read about Kathryn Oates' friendship with her mother and their bonding over cooking in Cooking with my mom. Now try your hand at making one of their favorite recipes. 1 cup oatmeal flour 1½ cup unbleached organic all-purpose flour 1…

Holiday bambino bread

Looking for something special to make this Christmas? Try this bread recipe, shaped to resemble Jesus in swaddling clothes. 2 cups lukewarm milk 2 packages active dry yeast ¼ cup sugar 1 beaten egg ¼ cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted 2…