While we aim for perfection with each of our recipes, we do make the occasional mistake. Here are recipe corrections from our past issues.
, p. 13: In Step 2, when bringing 1 ¼ cups water and next 4 ingredients to a simmer over medium heat, add flour, stirring with a wooden spoon, until mixture pulls away from the pan, about 2 to 3 minutes.
, p. 30: In Step 1, with food processor running, add water and eggs in a slow steady stream until dough just comes together.
Chocolate Buttercream Frosting for Basic 1-2-3-4 Cake
, p. 78: In Step 1, whisk together sugar and cocoa in a separate medium bowl from the beaten butter. Then gradually add sugar mixture to butter, beating until smooth. Gradually add milk and vanilla, beating until smooth.
One-Pound Chocolate Brownies
, p. 82: In Step 3, four large beaten eggs should be stirred in with melted chocolate mixture and vanilla until moistened.
Malbec Fig Brownies
, p. 82: In large saucepan, add 2 cups Malbec wine, and cook over high heat until reduced to 1/3 cup.
Blood Orange Loaf Cake
, p. 34: In Step 4, bake until golden brown and a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, about 35 to 40 minutes.
Brie en Croûte
, p. 98: At the end of Step 2 of the procedure, turn Brie over so folded pastry edges are on the bottom. Place on prepared pan. Continue with Step 3.
Guinness Stout Cake
, p. 67: For Bourbon Caramel: let caramel register to 240°F on a candy thermometer.
Quick Strawberry Jam
and Quick Blackberry-Blueberry Jam
, p. 47: The ripeness of berries can affect the cook time. it could take 20 minutes for very ripe berries or 45 minutes for less ripe berries. To test for doneness, scrape the bottom of the saucepan with your spoon—if the jam parts for a few seconds, it is ready.
Buttermilk Drop Biscuits
, p. 29: In Step 2, whisk only ¼ teaspoon (1.25 grams) baking soda together with dry ingredients and gradually add only 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons (270 grams) buttermilk.
, p.29: In Step 2, gradually add only 1 ½ cups heavy whipping cream. In Step 4, bake for an additional 3-4 minutes.
Basic Focaccia Dough
, p. 59: In Step 1, add 2 cups water (instead of 2 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons water.)
Vanilla Bean Marshmallows
, p. 57: In Step 3, in a large saucepan, combine granulated sugar, corn syrup, and remaining 1/3 cup water. Cook over medium-high heat until sugar is dissolved and a candy thermometer registers 240°F, about 6 minutes.
Grand Marnier Poppy Seed Cake
, p. 79: In Step 1, when removing orange slices from the sheet of parchment paper, be sure to let excess syrup drain off before adding to loaf. In Step 4, bake for 30 minutes, and then cover with foil. Bake until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, about 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Blood Orange Loaf Cake
, p. 37: For loaf cake, use ¼ cup (60 grams) blood orange juice (instead of ½ cup). In Step 3, gradually add flour mixture to sour cream mixture. There is no butter in this recipe.
Double Chocolate Spice Bundt Cake
, p. 60: To coat your bundt pan in Step 2, you may either use baking spray with flour or the reserved 2 tablespoons (28 grams) unsalted butter and ¼ cup (31 grams) all-purpose flour called for in the ingredient list. You will use 1 cup (227 grams) unsalted butter and 3 cups (375 grams) all-purpose flour to make the cake.
Mint Chocolate Biscuit Sandwich Cookies
, p. 61: Use 2 tablespoons (30 grams) heavy whipping cream (instead of 6 tablespoons (90 grams), heavy whipping cream divided). In step 7, do not add 4 tablespoons (60 grams) heavy whipping cream to chocolate.
Bourbon-Pineapple Pound Tart, p. 38: Use 2 tablespoons (28 grams) pineapple juice (instead of 4 teaspoons (20 grams) pineapple juice) for tart glaze.
Peach and Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins, p. 48: Makes 14 jumbo muffins. Use 1 ½ teaspoons (7.5 grams) baking powder and ½ teaspoon (2.5 grams) baking soda. In Step 3, top each muffin with ½ cup Almond Streusel. Click here for updated Almond Streusel recipe.
Berry Jam Cake
, p. 81: Makes 1 (8-inch) cake (instead of 1 (9-inch) layer cake).
Apple Butter Bundt Cake
, pg. 86: Use 2 (9-ounce) jars (510 grams) apple butter (instead of 2 (9-ounce) jar (255 grams) apple butter).
Use 1 large McIntosh apple (136 grams), grated and drained (about ⅔ cup), instead of 1 large McIntosh apple (136 grams), grated (about ⅔ cup).
Fruitcake Bundt Cake
, pg. 71: In step 1: In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine candied fruit, brandy, cherries, and raisins (instead of brandy, raisins, and cranberries).