Pot de Crème is a silky custard that is a cross between flan and creme brulee. Here, we’ve added the sweet earthy flavor of pumpkin to the classic dish.
Marge Perry & David Bonom
Marge Perry is an author and a teacher. David Bonom is a recipe developer, food writer and restaurant consultant.
Marge Perry writes, teaches, broadcasts and speaks about cooking, food, nutrition and travel. In her capacity as a syndicated food columnist for Newsday, Contributing Editor for Cooking Light and “Ask the Expert” columnist for myrecipes.com; through the articles she writes for The New York Times, Self, Prevention, More, Coastal Living, Relish, and Health; and through her appearances on television and radio, Marge is an accessible and authoritative guide for anyone who cooks, eats and travels. She is also the publisher of her blog, A Sweet and Savory Life.
David Bonom, CCP is a recipe developer, food writer, and restaurant consultant. He is a contributing editor to Cooking Light Magazine and his writing and development clients include Weight Watchers International Publications, Weight Watchers Magazine, Rodale, Self, Health Magazine, Fine Cooking, Coastal Living, Better Homes and Gardens, Prevention Magazine, Lightstyles, Publications International Ltd., USA Poultry and Egg Export Council (USAPEEC), The Peanut Council, California Fig Growers, California Pluot Growers, and the North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission.
At once rustic and sophisticated, this dish can be on the table in less than 45 minutes.
German’s Chocolate cake is actually not German, but named after a man by the name of German who made the chocolate. But no matter the name or origin—we just love the ooey-gooey goodness and spectacular looks of this classic cake. This version is just slightly more chocolate and less sweet than the classic; to ramp up the chocolate even more, substitute some of the German’s Sweet Chocolate with semi-sweet or dark.
Take German’s Chocolate cake to the next level with these cupcakes that are not only topped with the caramel pecan frosting, but also filled with it.
You can serve this tart topped with a scoop of the ice cream as well as the caramel sauce…or just as is. The caramel sauce may be made days in advance—if you have the willpower to not use it up before you make the tarts. The pastry crust may also be made a couple of days in advance.
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To make sure these beautiful chips cook evenly, be sure to cut them to an even thickness. A mandolin or v-slicer makes easy work of it. While the chips cook, stir them often—again, that promotes even cooking. Finally, don’t be surprised if they aren’t crisp right when you pull them out of the pot—they crisp as they cool.