5 gourmet comfort food recipes on TikTok

What could be better than making your favorite comfort food extra delicious? Just give it a gourmet touch. All over TikTok, chefs are getting fancy with comfort food. If you’re looking to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary, here are five gourmet comfort food recipes that double down on the indulgence!

1. Eggs en cocotte

For an “egg-stra” special way to prepare baked eggs, this recipe is hard to beat! Bake the eggs inside a ramekin dish with cream and Boursin cheese. Once the ingredients are combined, cover the ramekins and place them in a baking dish with boiling water. While the eggs are cooking, prepare some buttered toast for dipping. Finally, top the eggs with salt, pepper and chives. 

2. Gourmet pizza uncrustables

This recipe is a little “pizza” heaven. Use the rim of a glass to cut out circles from slices of wheat bread. Next, add a thin layer of sauce on each bread circle, followed by cheese and your favorite toppings. Place another circular bread slice on top, and press down the edges with a fork. Pop them in the toaster and enjoy!

3. Cheesy rice cakes

These rice cakes may look fancy, but they’re actually quite easy to make. Begin by making the dough from a mix of glutinous rice flour, sugar and hot water. After kneading the dough, pinch off a piece and roll it into the size of a ping pong ball. Flatten the balls into discs. Then place two small squares of cheddar cheese in the middle of the disc before wrapping them to form a rectangle. Finally, pan-fry until golden brown. 

4. Lobster mac ‘n’ cheese


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Give traditional macaroni and cheese a snappy upgrade by adding lobster. First, cook the noodles. Next, make a roux using butter, flour and milk. After cooking, season with red pepper flakes, salt, pepper, onion powder and paprika before adding lemon juice and your favorite cheese. Once the cheese is thoroughly mixed, throw in diced lobster meat and the cooked pasta. Transfer to a baking dish, and top with cheese and seasoned breadcrumbs. Then bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit until the top layer of cheese has melted. 

5. Chocolate croissant bread pudding

This chocolate croissant bread pudding doesn’t flake on the deliciousness. The recipe involves a mix of eggs, milk, vanilla extract and brown sugar poured over shredded croissants in a baking dish. Top with chocolate chips before baking, and enjoy each warm, melty bite!

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