Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Ginger Tea Pumpkin Custard

I created this recipe when I was first attending photography school. I realized I didn't have any of my usual spices, so out came the ginger tea. The result was wonderful and subtle. Even though I missed my kitchen at home, it was nice to have this comforting pumpkin custard. —Rhonda Adkins, Great Falls, Montana

Big Sweet Potato Flan

Guests are always delighted to see this creamy custard on the dessert table at holiday dinners. I've used squash instead...


Rich Pumpkin Custard

14 reviews

"When I was on a low-fat diet, I couldn't bear the thought of celebrating Thanksgiving without my favorite pumpkin pie,"...


Mini Pumpkin Custards

3 reviews

Dinner guests don't need to feel guilty about indulging in dessert when they're offered small cups of creamy custard. Each...


Pumpkin Pie Custard

8 reviews

Instead of pumpkin pie, try this flavorful light holiday dessert. My husband’s aunt shared the recipe after she brought this...

Pumpkin Custard

12 reviews

This easy Thanksgiving dessert is a refreshing departure from pumpkin pie, but it has the same good old-fashioned...


Pumpkin Flans

5 reviews

This silky, smooth dessert captures the essence and elegance of fall. I came up with the recipe myself, aiming to...

Pumpkin Praline Creme Brulee

1 review

The crunchy pecans are a nice contrast to the creamy custard in this recipe. This dessert adds elegance to any...


Pumpkin Napoleons

This is an outstanding dessert for special fall gatherings. The smooth pumpkin puree pairs well with the crunchy puff pastry.


Pumpkin Pecan Custard

4 reviews

My family loves pumpkin pie flavor, but this is a delicious, creamy, healthier alternative, and we don’t miss the crust...


Sweet Corn Creme Brulee

2 reviews

The starch in corn acts as a natural thickener for this dessert and adds an extra sweetness. The caramelized sugar...

Cinnamon-Spiced Pumpkin Flan

3 reviews

I love pumpkin and decided to add it to a traditional recipe for flan. It's an interesting change of pace...


Southern Banana Pudding

9 reviews

This is an old Southern recipe, featuring a comforting custard layered with bananas and vanilla wafers, then topped with a...


Pumpkin Creme Brulee

7 reviews

I've never met a creme brulee that I didn't love! I'm not a big pumpkin fan, but this is fantastic....