Category Archives: Puddings, Custards and Mousses

Butterscotch Budino

Butterscotch Pudding

Butterscotch pudding is a classic recipe, a flavor that is probably right behind vanilla and chocolate in terms of popularity. Butterscotch pudding sounds a little more grown up if you call it Butterscotch Budino instead. Budino is the Italian word for custard or pudding, and it is showing up on more and more restaurant menus as a sophisticated dessert option (and I’ve seen quite a ... Read More »

Eggnog Pudding

Eggnog Pudding

Some eggnog fans might argue that there is no such thing as leftover eggnog, but I know that there are plenty of times when I’ve had half a bottle left in the fridge after a holiday party that I’m not sure what to do with. I like the flavor of eggnog, so I like to put my leftovers to use in other recipes, such as ... Read More »

Easy Pumpkin Tiramisu

Easy Pumpkin Tiramisu

I always prefer to bring a homemade dessert to parties and family events when I can, but I know that there isn’t always time to put together an elaborate cake, a homemade pie or even a batch of cupcakes. Fortunately, there are plenty of easy desserts out there that still look absolutely stunning and will wow anyone at your next event. This Easy Pumpkin Tiramisu ... Read More »

Sweet Potato Bread Pudding with Marshmallow Topping

Sweet Potato Bread Pudding with Marshmallow Topping

Sweet potato casserole is a must-have Thanksgiving side dish for many. It isn’t one that my family ever served when I was growing up, but after you’ve had a taste of one it is easy to see why the sweet side dish is such a favorite. I used it as inspiration for this Sweet Potato Bread Pudding with Marshmallow Topping. It’s a tribute to that ... Read More »

Cherry Pie Rice Pudding

Cherry Pie Rice Pudding

Rice pudding is a dish that is typically served quite plain. If anything, it is usually flavored with a vanilla and topped with a little bit of cinnamon. It rarely gets dressed up. This is because rice pudding is known as comfort food, the kind of dish that you enjoy on a quiet night by yourself at home, rather than the kind of dish that ... Read More »

0% Passion Fruit Panna Cotta

0% Passion Fruit Panna Cotta

Yogurt is one of my favorite ingredients to work with, and I use it regularly. I am particularly fond of thick, Greek-style yogurt and use the FAGE brand often because I like the rich and creamy consistency that it has – and the fact that it is all natural and high in protein doesn’t hurt either! I always have it on hand in my kitchen ... Read More »

Key Lime Pie Parfaits

Key Lime Pie Parfaits

Key lime pie is a favorite dessert of mine in the summertime. This is not only because I like lime in general, but because the pie is so refreshing. These Key Lime Pie Parfaits put a little twist on the traditional key lime pie by dressing it up in neat little dessert cups that make for a very elegant presentation of a classic dessert. The ... Read More »

Vanilla Bread Pudding with Blackberry Sauce

bread pudding with sauce

Bread pudding can be a surprisingly versatile dish. The combination of custard and bread is easily flavored with all kinds of ingredients. For instance, you can stir in citrus zest, dried fruit, fresh berries or even spike it with a bit of alcohol.  The most popular  way to dress up a bread pudding, though, is with a strongly flavored sauce and my bread pudding here ... Read More »

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