Tuesdays with Dorie BCM: Tea and Honey Pots de Crème

May 26, 2020 at 12:01 am | Posted in BCM, groups, puddings, custards, mousses, sweet things, tuesdays with dorie | 5 Comments
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tea and honey pots de crème

We’ve made several versions of pots de crème during our TWD journey, but these Tea and Honey Pots de Créme might be my favorite. Shocking since no chocolate is involved. Haha. I steeped the cream with a tea from Kusmi called Sweet Love that I originally got as a small sample tin, but I liked it so much that just yesterday I ordered a big one. It’s a black tea with things like cardamom, cinnamon, liquorice and pink peppercorn, and it went really well with the rose extract Dorie suggests adding to the honey-sweetened tea base. It was really flavorful and this round of PdC for some reason baked nicer that my last one, which developed something of a fatty skin on top. I didn’t even feel the need to decorate these with whipped cream and sprinkles! I baked them off in some cute little teacups that I got when we lived in Sydney. I’m down to only three of them now though– broke one during wash-up in the kitchen sink! Oopsies. Stuff happens, I guess, and they weren’t expensive (although this is the third thing I’ve shattered in the last couple of weeks, so maybe I need to be better focused).

For the recipe, see Baking Chez Moi by Dorie Greenspan. Don’t forget to check out the rest of the TWD Blogroll.

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  1. Hmm, mine did develop that cooked skin on top (I went a chocolate route) but managed to cover it up! Your little cups are so pretty!

  2. That sounds like a lovely combination of flavours. And no skin!

  3. You make these tea ones sound so good. I may have to give it a go. Pots de creme are so wonderful. Sorry about your broken dishes.

  4. I love your teacups!…and how fun it must have been to live in Sidney! These went over really well at my house too…and everyone was really surprised since no one is a tea drinker.

  5. I think these were my favourite of the pots de creme recipes too. Your little teacups are just perfect!


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