Individual Berry Crumbles

homemade blueberry buckle

It’s Ramekin Week, so that means that we are making all kinds of delectable treats, sweets, and savory wonders in these adorable little ceramic containers, baked in the oven.  Today are these individual blueberry crumbles.  

I know that a lot of people love chocolate, but give me berries and cinnamon any day!

This recipe is a riff on a traditional holiday recipe that my husband’s family always eats Christmas morning: blueberry buckle.  But I decided to make them individual buckles so that each person could have their own.  Plus, the cooking time is cut down a bit by baking them individually. [Read more…]

Baked Breakfast Egg Cups

baked egg cups

It’s Ramekin Week, so that means that we are making all kinds of delectable treats, sweets, and savory wonders in these adorable little ceramic containers, baked in the oven.  Today are these satisfying savory breakfast cups.

Egg cups are one of the simplest and most elegant ramekin concoctions I have been able to come up with.  And the best part is that you can add in any leftover potatoes, pastas, herbs, or cheeses that you have around.  Use up your leftovers, and get a warm savory breakfast!

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Mini Chocolate Souffles (Grain-free, Make Ahead)

mini chocolate souffles

It’s Ramekin Week, so that means that we are making all kinds of delectable treats, sweets, and savory wonders in these adorable little ceramic containers, baked in the oven.  Today we start out with Mini Chocolate Souffles!

Is there anything better than a chocolate souffle, fresh out of the oven and warm?  These little babies are perfect for entertaining, but simple enough to whip up in no time.  Plus, souffles don’t use flour, so this is technically grain-free, and rich and chocolately to boot.

You can make these chocolate souffles ahead of time and freeze them, making your dessert effortless for large parties, family dinners, or dinner parties when you want to be able to relax and enjoy your guests.

And the wow-factor is still there when these beautiful chocolate towers emerge from the oven, puffed and fragrant and ready to be topped with any fresh berries or homemade sauces that you have up your sleeve.

I would try them with caramel sauce, or maybe this blackberry sauce.  Yum! [Read more…]