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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Red Raspberry Creme Brulee

2 reviews

A "berry" enticing twist on traditional creme brulee, my rich, creamy dessert makes the perfect ending to a romantic meal or special occasion. —Barbara Hahn, Park Hills, Missouri

Custard Puddings

Traditional custard pudding is old-fashioned comfort food at its finest. An appealing almond flavor comes through in every spoonful.—Bonnie Simpson,...


Tiffany Cups

This mouthful is delightful and so cute in mini-ramekins. Creamy vanilla is comforting with a strong Irish Cream accent. I...


Eggnog Custard

We give a twist to traditional eggnog by using it to make these individual, creamy custards.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen


Caramelized Baked Custards

2 reviews

Creme brulee is our favorite dessert and we love Irish cream liqueur, so I decided to put them together for...

Flan

3 reviews

This light egg custard recipe comes from a missionary friend who lives in Mexico. It's very typical of the Southwest...and...


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...


Cranberry Creme Brulee

2 reviews

Dress up classic creme brulee with an easy-to-make cranberry sauce. The sweet-tart sauce compliments the rich, creamy custard. —Taste of...


Chocolate-Raspberry Creme Brulee

1 review

Just when I thought nothing could beat the specialness of creme brulee, I created this decadent version that stars rich...


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...

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Creamy Caramel Flan

55 reviews

A small slice of this impressively rich, creamy, caramel flan dessert goes a long way. What a delightful finish for...


Eggnog Tiramisu Trifle

Rich and absolutely fabulous—my family's five-star dessert is simply an opulent presentation that is almost too good to eat. You'll...


Get-Well Custard

7 reviews

Whenever a friend or relative was ailing, my mother-in-law would bake this fresh custard recipe and take it along when...


Raspberry Custard Meringue

Whenever I serve this meringue at a dinner, I can count on one thing—hearing a few husbands asking their wives...


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.


Puff Pastry Hearts

1 review

These adorable cream-filled hearts are perfect for Valentine’s Day or any time you want to serve a loving treat. The...


Soft Orange Custard

10 reviews

This creamy custard with a splash of sunshiny citrus flavor can brighten any gray day. It's a light, lovely dessert!...

Pomegranate Creme Brulee

Creme brulee is a decadent, elegant dessert that I reserve for the holidays and special occasions. This version features the...


Macadamia-Crusted Custards

Sized just right for a twosome, these elegant nut-crusted custards make a simple but scrumptious finale for any meal. “Best...


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...


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....