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Lauren Katz

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Lauren KatzLauren Katz spends the majority of her time dreaming about food. She was the winner of ABC’s The Great Holiday Baking Show and is a two-time Pillsbury Bake Off Finalist. She has won over 25 cooking and baking contests and developed more original recipes than she can count. The mom of three, she shares easy, but impressive recipes on her blog, Clouds of Cream

Dutch Apple and Honey Crostada

Recipe by Lauren Katz

Dutch Apple and Honey Crostada

This is a super easy yet impressive dessert for Rosh Hashanah. Make it pareve by using a shortening-based pie crust recipe or pareve store-bought refrigerated dough. In keeping with the season, use local apples from an apple-picking excursion or the farmers market.

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Apples and Honey-Bourbon Caramel Crumb Cake

Recipe by Lauren Katz

Apples and Honey-Bourbon Caramel Crumb Cake

What’s a celebration without a big, fancy cake? With its addition of apples and honey (and just a smidge of bourbon!), this one is sure to usher in a very sweet new year. Don’t be put off by the long list of ingredients—everything comes together easily, forming one very special holiday treat, whether you eat

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Mayan-Spiced Chocolate Chewies

Recipe by Lauren Katz

Mayan-Spiced Chocolate Chewies

My philosophy on Passover baked goods is to never use matzah meal or Passover cake meal. It makes everything taste like a “Passover Dessert.” I try to make desserts that just happen to be flourless, such as these cookies, pavlovas and flourless chocolate cakes. These are pareve and perfect for Passover, gluten-free/dairy-free/nut-free diets and for

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