6 Creamy, Delicious Pots de Crème

Food & Wine: 6 Creamy, Delicious Pots de Crème
Pots de Crème with Chocolate, Chile and Espresso © Frances Janisch
By F&W Editors Posted March 27, 2014

Tomorrow, pastry genius Dominique Ansel will debut his new garden dessert, inspired by the pot de crème. If you can't wait (or can't get to Ansel's Manhattan bakery), here are six fantastic versions of the classic French dessert to make at home.

1. Butterscotch Pots de Crème with Caramel Sauce
This gooey dessert is topped with whipped crème fraîche and Maldon sea salt.

2. Mexican Chocolate Pots de Crème
Flavored with cinnamon, almonds and vanilla, Mexican chocolate adds a spicy, rich flavor.

3. Milk-Chocolate Pots de Crème
Pastry chef Frank Urso's traditional version is silky and dense.

4. Pots de Crème with Chocolate, Chile and Espresso
Instant espresso powder and spicy dried chiles add an extra kick to this fantastic dessert.

5. Chocolate Pots de Crème with Maple Caramel and Salt
This decadent, chocolatey treat features caramel sauce blended with maple syrup.

6. Cardamom Pots de Crème 
Cardamom adds a fantastic sweet-spicy flavor.

Related: 26 Amazing Chocolate Desserts
12 Chilled Chocolate Desserts
20 Fast Chocolate Desserts

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