Desserts

Baby Butterscotch Bombs

By on September 15, 2013

Baby for small.  Bombs for rich rich rich.  And a little salty too…   A study in earth tones, a fantastic monochromatic:  

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First, the butterscotch pudding – I used this recipe from David Lebovitz.  I couldn’t find the ‘cassonade’ sugar (though I didn’t look that hard).  It was fine with the dark brown sugar in any event.  Pour into little glasses and let set.   The recipe says 4-6 servings but it’s really rich so I split into 10 or 12.    

Next, drizzle on a thin layer of whiskey caramel (my recipe here).  

Then pipe over some chantilly cream – heavy cream whipped to firm peaks with some vanilla extract and confectioners sugar folded in.  

Finish with a pinch of Hawaiian lava salt (because it’s brownish).

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p.s. This is a riff of a dessert I had at a business dinner in Minneapolis back when I was there every week.  I also had my first Scotch Egg in Minny.

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