custards and puddings

  • Salted Caramel Pots de Creme

    By Jennifer McHenry on March 24, 2014
    Quinn’s birthday was this past weekend, so you can always count on my making a special dessert. He historically picks out some ambitious desserts with multiple components or large amounts of chocolate, but this year we changed gears a bit. A while back I made Chocolate Pots de Crème and became completely enamored with them. When I was thinking of […]
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  • Double Chocolate Pudding

    By Jennifer McHenry on March 13, 2014
    Despite my love of baking, one of my favorite desserts requires no baking at all – homemade chocolate pudding. You may initially think that’s a pretty boring choice. But, I assure you it’s one of the dessert world’s best simple pleasures. Chocolate pudding is soft and cold and creamy and chocolate-y. Plus, you can make it simply and quickly with […]
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  • Chocolate Pots de Creme

    By Jennifer McHenry on October 23, 2013
    I don’t make a lot of what I call fancy desserts. You won’t see a lot of complicated baked goods or intricately decorated cakes here. What I prefer, and I think I’m not alone, are desserts that are simple to prepare and a pleasure to eat. Desserts and baked goods that we, as home bakers, can easily achieve without a […]
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