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Strawberry Shortcake on Steroids

Ideas in Food 2 comments

Inspired by classic strawberry shortcake, this reinvented version is made with three forms of strawberry (macerated, powdered, pudding), features ginger-and-lemongrass-flavored choux pastry puff, and is topped with light, refreshing buttermilk granita. It's not traditional, but it is an explosion of flavors and textures that's absolutely worth making. More

Strawberry Pudding and Macerated Strawberries with Strawberry Sugar

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Created as the strawberry component of a reinvented strawberry shortcake recipe, these macerated strawberries and rich strawberry pudding are made with the help of a flavor-packed freeze-dried strawberries. It's delicious as part of the larger strawberry shortcake recipe, but also works well as a standalone fruit-and-pudding dessert. More

Brandied Cherry Clafoutis

Carrie Vasios Mullins 1 comment

Brandied cherries add a deep cherry flavor and boozy kick to this rustic French custard. More

Lemon & Vanilla Crème Brûlée with Fresh Mango Topping

Emma Kobolakis 1 comment

It's natural to associate crème brûlée with overindulgence. A Lighter Way to Bake uses light cream and lemon to craft a lighter version. It's still sweet and creamy, but not as heavy. More

Chamomile Panna Cotta and Citrus Soup

Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

A classic panna cotta is infused with chamomile tea and nestled in a bowl of carefully prepared citrus fruits floating in their own refreshing soup. More

Chocolate and Passion Fruit Pots de Crème with Lychees and Candied Ginger

Emma Kobolakis 3 comments

No doubt you've had chocolate pots de crème, or a rich chocolate custard before. But has it ever been served with a passion fruit caramel, or a spoonful of candied ginger? How about both, as well as fresh lychees? It's the combination of these diverse elements that makes every bite of this dessert so uniquely delicious. More

Toasted Coconut Panna Cotta with Hibiscus and Pomegranate

Jenny McCoy 1 comment

This recipe for panna cotta takes a bit of advance planning in order to set the layer of hibiscus gelee and pomegranate over the top of the coconut custard, but is well worth the extra time. More

Banana Upside-Down Cake with Malted Pudding

Emma Kobolakis 10 comments

Bananas and nuts are an idiot-proof combination, but the addition of malted milk is like having a milkshake in cake form. Which is to say, excellent. More

Dulce de Leche Pudding

Emma Kobolakis 7 comments

Milk and sugar taste like so much more when you let them simmer slowly. The gorgeous creamy amber of this pudding belies a flavor that's part butterscotch, part caramel, and completely irresistible. More

Chocolate Pot de Creme

Yvonne Ruperti 5 comments

70% cacao chocolate, yolks, and a bit of heavy cream add up to one heck of a deep, dark, sinfully decadent baked chocolate custard. More

Clio Goodman's Chocolate Pudding

Emma Kobolakis 7 comments

Even people who don't like pudding like chocolate pudding. You may recall the stovetop classic made with powdered mix, but why go that route with a recipe as simple as this? A hefty portion of chocolate and more than a few cups of milk yield smooth, deep, sweetness that serves a crowd. More

Vanilla Rice Pudding with Cherry and Rum Syrup

Emma Kobolakis 10 comments

A handful of rice and a whole lot of milk make magic in the oven. A whole vanilla pod flavors the pudding, and the entire thing is topped with a cherry syrup spiked with rum. It's comfort in a dish. More

Chocolate Buttermilk Pudding

American Classics Alexandra Penfold 6 comments

A tangy chocolatey pudding that's quick, easy, and a great way to use up leftover buttermilk. More

Coconut Almond Chia Seed Pudding

Wake and Bake Carrie Vasios Mullins 7 comments

This vegan, dairy free pudding is creamy and sweet. You can make it ahead and keep it in the fridge for breakfast all week. More

Chocolate Marquise

Emma Kobolakis 13 comments

A handsome ramekin of dark chocolate mousse is a Seriously Bitter Sweet indulgence. Take the time to make the Cocoa Bean Cream to serve on top; the cocoa nibs add a depth that complements the mousse beautifully. More

White Chocolate Bread Pudding with White Chocolate Sauce

Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

A double dose of white chocolate goes into this One Bowl Baking bread pudding: first, it's folded into the custard base, and next, it's melted and mixed with heavy cream to make a sauce. The smooth white chocolate contrasts beautifully with chewy chunks of baguette. Simply sublime. More

Graham Cracker Figgy Pudding

Cakespy cakespy 5 comments

Rich in diced figs and spices, this pudding gives a hint of fruitcakey-ness, but with a flavor that is far superior. The figs give it a mellow, almost honey-like sweetness, and keep it just moist enough to be slightly sticky, but not so sticky that it sticks to your teeth. More

Pumpkin Custard with Cookie Crumble

Cookie Monster Carrie Vasios Mullins 1 comment

Invert your pumpkin pie this year by topping pumpkin pie filling with a ginger cookie crumble. More

Chocolate Raspberry Pistachio Clafoutis

One Bowl Baking Yvonne Ruperti Post a comment

This classic oven baked custardy dessert gets a super rich twist with the addition of crunchy pistachios, tart berries, and luxurious chocolate. More

Cranberry White Chocolate Bread Pudding

Cakespy cakespy 6 comments

This pudding, inspired by the highly delicious White Chocolate Bread Pudding at the Palace Cafe, has the soul of a New Orleans bread pudding. But it's gussied up for the season with cranberries, which add a wonderful tart contrast to the white chocolate in the butter and cream-rich custard, and a nice glug of bourbon, which certainly doesn't hurt anything. It's a perfectly decadent entrée into the Thanksgiving season. More

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