'Movie Awards Season Recipes"' on Serious Eats

Cakespy: 7-Up Cake

While this 7-Up Cake—inspired by the Oscar-nominated animated film Up—may be infused with the buoyant lemon-lime soda bubbles, it's far from light-as-air. This is actually a rich, decadent pound cake made with five sticks of butter. More

Cakespy: Inglourious Custards

These mini custards are an ideal cinematic snack: perfect portions of smooth, creamy vanilla custard in lightly crunchy phyllo cups which act as a vessel (a forgiving one, at that, if your custard hasn't set completely) as well as adding taste and flavor contrast. They're compulsively eatable: in fact, they go down so easily you'll be ready for a sequel in no time. More

Cakespy: Up in Eclair

Oh, George. Clearly, you don't know that so many voids can be filled with delicious eclairs, and so I'd like to present a sweet cinematic pairing: Up in Eclair. In deference to the film, the pastry is light as air and shaped like the planes which permeate the plotline. The lemon filling is sweet with a tinge of sour as a nod to the bittersweet story, and for your eating pleasure, the icing on top brings it all home for a sweet ending. More

Lord of the Doughnut Rings

The Serious Eats' Movie Awards Season Recipe Series is brought to you by What if that "ring" was actually referring to a doughnut? What if all that fighting and searching and traipsing through Middle-earth was over a deliciously deep-fried tire... More

Green Eggs and Hamlet

The Serious Eats' Movie Awards Season Recipe Series is brought to you by Since we like Shakespeare films, Dr. Seuss, breakfast, and puns, we decided to combine all these forces into one dish: Green Eggs and Hamlet. The original recipe... More

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