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custard

  • Recipe

    Custard Tart with Wine-Poached Grapes

    Sweet, citrusy custard and a nutty almond crust make a perfect backdrop for the tender poached grapes in this elegant dessert.

  • Recipe

    Classic Crème Caramel

  • How-To

    How to Caramelize Crème Brûlée

    Homemade crème brûlée is even better than any you'll have in a restaurant, but it does require mastering the right tool: a mini blowtorch, which helps you achieve that perfectly…

  • Recipe

    Ginger Crème Brûlée

    Rich and creamy, these gingery custards can be prepared and baked a day or two ahead, but wait until you’re ready to serve them to caramelize the sugar topping. You’ll…

  • Recipe

    Basic Crème Caramel

    You can make the original vanilla crème caramel or give it an orange or espresso twist (see Variations below).

  • Article

    The Whys of Pies

    Learn how to avoid the most common pie challenges like cracking custards, tough crusts, and crusts that shrink or crumble, so that your Thanksgiving meal ends on a sweet, successful note.    

  • How-To

    Easy caramel decorations

    In our recent caramel article, we show you how to make a basic caramel and turn it into several amazing desserts. As we tested those recipes, we were reminded of something else you…

  • How-To

    Tips for Perfect Ice Cream

    No matter what type of ice cream maker you use, a few simple tips can ensure perfect results. Start with a well-chilled base. Refrigerate your custard to 40°F before freezing…

  • Article

    Desserts from a Pressure Cooker

    When I announced to my dinner guests the other night that the cheesecake I was serving came out of a pressure cooker, I got a few raised eyebrows. But one…

  • Article

    Lemon Desserts

    Sunny, sweet-tart endings for any meal