Sweet and juicy persimmons are the base of this classic holiday pudding recipe from "The Martha Stewart Living Christmas Cookbook." Soft whipped cream can be served as an alternative topping to sour lemon sauce.
A pan of warm bread pudding transforms day-old bread -- plus eggs and cream -- into an indulgence. This version has Creole roots, with cubes of baguette and a sauce that's flavored by a healthy dose of bourbon.
Infused with seeds scraped from the pod, this version of vanilla pudding has a rich, tempting flavor. A luscious match for tangy rhubarb -- baked with more vanilla -- or any number of other toppings, it's anything but plain vanilla.
Once a product of frugality, bread pudding was the clever cook's way of using up leftover bread. But this rich, comforting dessert is reason enough to go out and buy a loaf. This chocolate version is dense and decadent enough to melt a chocolate lover's heart.
Beneath a golden top, soft cinnamon-, ginger-, and-pumpkin-spiced custard provides a robust treat. A sprinkle of confectioners' sugar brightens the brown hues of baked bread and bourbon-soaked raisins.
Whether sampled from a warm mixing bowl in your mother's kitchen
or savored in that first cool spoonful at the dinner table, chocolate
pudding has always been a favorite
Reliving some of
your memories of it is as easy
whisking up a simple custard.