24 Things to Make in a Ramekin

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Ramekin recipes are ideal for brunches, dinner parties, romantic dinners for two, and other special occasions.

When you have individually sized portions, you can easily plan ahead when you have guests over for dinner.

They not only look impressive, but they also look adorable.

What is a Ramekin?

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term, a ramekin is a small circular or oval-shaped dish (usually ceramic) used for cooking desserts, casseroles, and other delectable dishes..

What is it used for?

Ramekins are ideal for making mini casseroles, cakes, and pies, and their visual appeal makes them a fun option for entertaining family and friends.

What to make in a ramekin?

You'd be surprised at how many delicious recipes can be made in ramekins.

This round-up has something for everyone's taste, from breakfast to lunch to dinner ideas and delectable desserts.

With this fantastic collection of 24 Mouth-Watering Ramekin Recipes, you can start planning your next special meal.

1. Baked Egg & Stuffing Cups

Use any leftover stuffing to make shells for baked eggs.

This is a filling breakfast that keeps us going on long shopping trips.

Sprinkle with sage, if desired.

2. Classic French Onion Soup

Onion soup in a crockpot, topped with garlic croutons and mounds of melted Swiss cheese.

Pour in the wine. Bring to a boil and cook until the liquid has been reduced by half.

Ladle in soup and top with cheese. Remove from heat once the cheese has melted.

3. Turkey and Mushroom Potpies

This recipe can be made with leftovers from the big holiday turkey.

Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, thyme, baking soda, and salt in a large mixing bowl.

Bake uncovered until the topping is golden brown and the filling is bubbly about 30 minutes.

4. Sweet Corn Creme Brulee

Corn starch acts as a natural thickener and adds sweetness to this dessert.

The fruit garnish and caramelized sugar crust make for a lovely presentation.

Serve with raspberries and mint leaves as garnish.

5. Microwave Egg Sandwich

If you need a quick breakfast for a busy day, this high-protein sandwich is low in fat and will keep you full all morning.

Sprinkle with cheese and top with salsa.

Cover the bottom of an English muffin with spinach. Replace the English muffin top with an egg and Canadian bacon.

6. Burnt Custard

Years ago, a local restaurant gave the recipe for this silky custard.

It looks lovely in individual cups with its broiled topping.

Finish with the remaining sugar. Garnish with fresh raspberries if desired.

7. Shiitake Scrambled Eggs in Puff Pastry

With this elegant egg pastry as the main course, Easter brunch will be a memorable event.

The bold flavors and light texture will appeal to everyone.

Fill with egg mixture and garnish with tarragon.

8. S'mores Creme Brulee

A big bite into a delicious s'more brings back fond memories of campfires.

This upscale version of the classic treat is ideal for a fall meal and will be enjoyed by both children and adults.

Top custards with crumb mixture and marshmallows.

9. Mediterranean Turkey Potpies

Your family will adore these delicious stick-to-your-ribs potpies with a Mediterranean twist.

You can always make this recipe with leftovers from a large holiday turkey.

Your family will prefer the potpies to the original feast!

10. Croissant Pudding with Chocolate Kahlua Sauce

While baking, these custards puff up slightly, forming beautiful golden crowns.

Kahlua adds a light coffee flavor to the decadent chocolate sauce.

This goes well with warm pudding.

11. Broccoli Scalloped Potatoes

The ham and cheese combination creates a deliciously smoky flavor.

You'll also appreciate the fact that you can prepare an entire meal—vegetables and all—in a single standout dish.

After the dish has been prepared, top it with the remaining cheese.

12. Pumpkin Pie Custard

Try this flavorful light holiday dessert instead of pumpkin pie.

Mix in the sugar, salt, and spices. Divide the mixture among the ramekins.

Top with whipped cream and sprinkle with cinnamon, if desired.

13. Ham and Leek Pies

If you can't find leeks, a sweet or mild onion will suffice.

Combine the ham, parsley, nutmeg, and pepper in a mixing bowl.

Make slits in the pastry. Brush the tops with the egg.

14. Oatmeal Brulee with Ginger Cream

This is an excellent dish for a cold morning.

I love the crispy, caramelized top and raspberry surprise at the bottom.

Serve with any leftover ginger cream.

15. Three-Cheese Souffles

These soufflés will always be a success, no matter when you make them.

It's best to serve them hot in the oven.

The most common option is a souffle dish, but you could also use jumbo muffin tins or a larger baking dish for a souffle recipe.

16. Lemon-Ginger Creme Brulee

The combination of lemon and ginger in this version of the classic custard treat is a hit with everyone.

Sprinkle with the sugar-sugar mixture.

It is never long!

17. Onion Yorkshire Puddings

This simple recipe combines traditional Yorkshire pudding and popovers.

It complements prime rib perfectly. It also goes well with beef stew and steak.

Make extra because everyone enjoys it.

18. Warm Chocolate Melting Cups

Everyone loves these little cakes.

Everyone will be surprised at how light such a chocolaty dessert is.

If desired, garnish with strawberries. Serve right away.

19. Individual Turkey Potpies

Savory, creamy potpies are an excellent way to repurpose leftovers.

These are not your grandmother's pot pies; they have fresh herbs, a silky homemade Dijon sauce, and a puff pastry top.

Brush pastry with egg and water mixture. Garnish with cheese.

20. Rum Raisin Creme Brulee

This make-ahead recipe is inspired by a favorite ice cream flavor and will save you time in the kitchen.

If you don't want to caramelize the top, you can serve it as a custard.

Sprinkle remaining sugar evenly over custards to caramelize topping with a kitchen torch.

21. Mini Reuben Casseroles

These adorable and creamy little casseroles are reminiscent of a Reuben sandwich.

Toss bread cubes with butter and onion powder in a small bowl.

Finish with the remaining cup of cheese. Bake for 5-10 minutes longer, or until the cheese is melted.

22. Nectarine Plum Crisps

These crisps, a mash-up of late-summer fruits, make a simple dessert—and what's left can be saved for breakfast.

Look for apple crisp mix in the produce section of your supermarket.

Serve warm, with ice cream on top if desired.

23. Savory Turkey Potpies

On a cold, rainy day, this will cheer you up. You can substitute chicken for turkey.

Place on top of the turkey mixture. Brush tops with egg and water mixture. Season with salt.

On the side, serve the potpies with a fresh green salad or cranberry sauce.

24. Caramelized Baked Custards

Creme brulee is a popular dessert, and everyone enjoys Irish cream liqueur, so combine the two for a delicious dinner finale.

Sprinkle remaining sugar evenly over custards to caramelize topping with a kitchen torch.

Refrigerate for up to 1 hour before serving.

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