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Intensely flavored toasted hazelnuts give the creme brulees a scrumptiously nutty crunch.
These spiced creme brulees boast chewy crystallized ginger, creating a wonderful contrast of textures.
Chock-full of creamy richness, these custards are a surefire crowd pleaser. Marshmallows give the treats an airy texture that differs from other custards.
This dessert has all the characteristics you look for in flan -- satiny smooth texture, rich caramel topping, and a touch of cinnamon. Edible gold leaf, available at specialty food stores, gives it a fancy finish.
Flan -- the famous baked custard -- is usually prepared with cream and coated with caramel. This tasty version calls for ricotta cheese instead of cream and maple syrup in place of the caramel. A leaf-shape cookie makes a beautifully crunchy garnish.
This dreamy dessert features charming flecks of aromatic vanilla bean and tangy-but-sweet fresh raspberries. It's a great dessert to make when raspberries are in their peak season, from May to September.
Coconut inside and out -- along with a tipple of rum -- elevates the always-popular flan to spectacular-dessert status. The addition of allspice adds a warm touch to this Mexican dessert.
Now you can enjoy your morning coffee in the form of silky smooth creme brulee. Bake these little desserts in oven-safe coffee mugs or teacups for a beautiful presentation.