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Tres Leches in Mason Jars

Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads, Grandfathers, Dog & Cat Dads, Step-Dads, Like-Dads! This Sunday I'll be making Tres Leches again, but this time in Mason Jars. They've been a hit with my family and we hope they will be for your Father's Day celebration too. Yields: 10-12 individual servings INGREDIENTS 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder  ½ cup unsalted butter  1 cup white sugar   5 eggs  ½ teaspoon vanilla bean paste  2 cups whole milk  1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk  1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk  1 ½ cups heavy whipping cream  1 cup white sugar  1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste. DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9x13-inch...

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Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies with Dark Chocolate and Flaked Sea Salt

These cranberry orange shortbread cookies are so delicate but have a burst of bright cranberry and orange flavor. They are easy to make and perfect for a Thanksgiving dessert! My cousin Laurie shared her amazing recipe; I added vanilla bean paste (because I am obsessed) and some Maldon French sea salt to give them my own little twist.

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Best Pancakes for National Pancake Day

We make pancakes almost every weekend. It's our Hungry Monkey's favorite! And, like our cakes, we use buttermilk in our pancakes. It's our secret weapon to making the most delicious and tender pancakes. INGREDIENTS 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 large eggs 2 1/2 cups buttermilk 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 stick unsalted butter, melted and cooled, plus more for brushing DIRECTIONS 1. Whisk the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Whisk the eggs, buttermilk, vanilla and melted butter in a medium bowl until incorporated. Whisk the egg mixture into the flour mixture until just combined. BUT to make it...

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