The best way to improve on the classics of the season is to switch out plain, refined flours and artificial ingredients in favor of nutty, toasty, richer whole grains and natural food colorings. We've also lowered sugar, fat, and calories in these classic holiday desserts. That's right. Your holiday dessert just got a little bit healthier. Plus, these better-for-you desserts still boast the irresistible flavors of the season, so save the best for last with these incredible sweet treats.
Double-Ginger Pumpkin Flans
This is a great weekend recipe that takes some time but produces an elegant and delicious result that's worth the extra effort. Unsweetened pumpkin and fresh ginger add a seasonal and unexpected twist on creamy classic flan (also known as crème caramel). Make them for someone special.