August 27 is National Pots De Creme Day

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Pots De Creme

Time to study another French sweet!

Here are today’s five thing to know about Pots De Creme

  1. Pot de crème is a loose French dessert custard dating to the 17th century.
  2. The name means “pot of custard” or “pot of creme”, which also refers to the porcelain cups in which the dessert is served.
  3. It is usually looser than other custards, flans, or crème caramel.
  4. Pot de crème is made with eggs, egg yolks, cream, milk, and a flavor, often vanilla or chocolate.
  5. The milk and cream are heated and flavored, then mixed into the whisked eggs and egg yolks.

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Today’s Pinterest Board : Pots De Creme

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