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Flambé Recipes - Flambe Recipes

As extravagant as flambé dishes appear, they are easy enough to make at home and far less expensive. Impress your family and guests with a variety of flambe flaming foods from salads to desserts when you try one of these fabulous flambé recipes.

Apple Beignets Recipe
Calvados-flavored deep-fried apples are coated in beer batter and topped with apricot sauce.

Apple Pear Pork Loin Chops Recipe
Boneless pork loin chops are covered with a creamy fruited brandy sauce. Try this with standard pork chops or pork tenderloin and omit the tenderizing step. You may also substitute apple cider for the brandy and skip the flambe step.

Banana Flambe Recipe
Rum is flamed to finish this simple banana dessert dish. This makes an impressive presentation with the lights off, but be sure to read the flambe tips before beginning.

Banana Foster Ice Cream Pie Recipe
Flaming Bananas Foster is a classic banana dish. Here it is taken to new levels in delicious individual pie tarts by the famous chef, Emeril Lagasse.

Beef Tenderloin in Cherry Sauce Recipe
It's well worth the time to make this beef tenderloin sauce using kirsch cherry brandy and grenadine syrup.

Bourbon Corn Chowder Recipe
Flaming bourbon adds flavor and flair to traditional corn chowder. The flambe process helps burn off most of the alcohol taste of the whiskey, but leaves the flavor. Be sure to read the flambe tips and hints before beginning.

Bourbon Shrimp Flambe Recipe
Shrimp is flamed with bourbon and served in a tomato cream sauce for a simple but elegant dish. This is great served with a side of rice. Be sure to read the flambe tips and hints before you begin.

Brochette Dijon Flambe Recipe
Mustard, honey, and Drambuie give zesty flavor to chicken or lamb brochettes which are flamed when served. Drambuie is a Scotch-based liqueur that is flavored with honey and herbs. This is an impressive presentation for intimate dinner parties.

Carrot Pudding Cake Recipe
When turned out of the pan, this bundt carrot pudding cake has a syrupy raisin topping.

Chicken Flambe Recipe
Chicken breasts, onions, and portobello mushroooms are browned, baked, and flamed with Grand Marnier®. Served with a wine cream sauce pan gravy. Be sure to read the flambe tips and hints before you begin.

Chicken Flambe with Brandied Cherry Sauce Recipe
Use Bing cherries and brandy for this chicken flambé to light up the face of your loved one during a romantic dinner for two. Canned cherries are used so you can make this year-round, but feel free to use fresh Bing cherries if you have them. Be sure to read the flambé tips before you begin.

Chicken Liver and Apple Spread Recipe
Apples and Calvados liquor give this chopped liver spread a dose of sophistication. If you don't want to use the liquor, you may substitute apple juice.

Fillet of Beef Flambé Recipe
Beef fillet is quick-roasted and then flamed with cognac and served with pan juices.

Flaming Fajitas Recipe
These fajitas are flamed with brandy before being served with traditional accompaniments.

Flaming Fish Recipe
Trout is grilled with a lemon and onion baste, then flamed with rum over fresh herbs. Be sure to read the flambé tips before beginning.

Flaming Greek Cheese Recipe
Greek cheese slices are fried and flamed. Although this is fairly easy and simple to make, be sure to read the flambe tips before beginning.

Flaming Sherried Rock Cornish Game Hens Recipe
Sherry gives flavor to rock Cornish game hens and flaming brandy makes an impressive presentation for guests. Be sure to read the flambe tips before you begin.

Flaming Turtle Chocolate Fondue Recipe
Here is the perfect dish for any romantic occasion with your loved one. Chocolate caramel nut fondue is flamed with rum before serving with skewered fruit, marshmallows, and pound cake or cheesecake.

Lamb Chops in a Hazelnut Crust with Rosemary Cream Recipe
Lamb chops are crusted with Dijon mustard and hazelnuts and served in a brandy cream sauce flavored with fresh rosemary. This is a signature dish at Chez Shea at Seattle's Pike Place.

Lobster Flambe With Pernod Recipe
Lobster boiled in wine gets a bath of flaming Pernod and is then topped with a garlic and basil butter sauce. Be sure to read the flambe tips before you begin.

Lobster Fra Diavolo Recipe
Suitable for the finest guest, lobster is cooked in an herbed and spiced tomato sauce and then flamed with brandy.

London Lennies English Christmas Rum Pudding Recipe
Christmas pudding is a traditional English favorite. This fruitcake is loaded with fruit, almonds, and spices. It gets its kick from rum. The pudding is made 30 days in advance to give it time to ripen. Be sure to read the flambe tips before beginning.

Orange Crepes Flambe Recipe
Thin crepes are rolled, topped with orange marmalade syrup, then flamed with Grand Marnier® orange liqueur. This dessert is quite impressive when served flaming, yet it is easy to make. Do read the flambe tips before you begin.

Peppercorn Beef Flambe Recipe
This classic recipe makes an incredible pan sauce for flank steak. The combination of the peppercorns and the brandy really make the dish. If you are not familiar with the flambé process, be sure to read the flambé tips before beginning. This basic method also works well with other prime steaks such as top sirloin and New York strip.

Pineapple Rum Flambe Recipe
Fast and easy pineapple rum flambe makes an elegant and light finish to a meal, yet it is quite simple to make. Try this method using flavored rum or other fruits.

Plum Pudding For Christmas Recipe
Julia Child shares this classic holiday pudding recipe (which has no plums!), served flaming with a zabaione sauce. It is loaded with raisins and spices. Be sure to read the flambe tips before beginning.

Poppyseed Biscuits with Balsamic Strawberry Flambe Recipe
Strawberries are flamed with Kirschwasser (cherry brandy), reduced and served over poppyseed biscuits. Be sure to read the flambe tips before beginning.

Prawns Sambuca Recipe
Prawns (jumbo shrimp) are cooked with garlic, shallots, tomatoes, and tarragon, then flamed with wine and Sambuca, and served over angel hair pasta. Be sure to read the flambé tips before beginning.

Prince of Wales Spinach Salad Flambe Recipe
This unusual spinach salad with bacon and hard-boiled eggs is served with a flaming brandy dressing. Be sure to read the flambe tips before beginning.

Steak au Poivre Recipe
A classic restaurant dish, steak au poivre is French for steak with peppercorns. It is served with a flamed cognac pan sauce. If you must, bourbon or red wine may be substituted for the cognac.

Steak Diane Recipe
This classic restaurant show-stopping dish is usually prepared and flamed at the table but you can easily make it at home. Tender fliet mignon steaks with a rich cream sauce is perfect for a romantic dinner with your loved one.

Strawberry Flambe with Green Peppercorns Recipe
Green peppercorns and Grand Marnier give a slight peppery orange flavor to flamed strawberries. Be sure to read the flambe tips before beginning.

Swedish Glogg Recipe
Brandy and vodka are combined with fruit, juice, nuts, port wine, and spices to make a potent flaming beverage. Read up on flambe cooking tips before you begin. This drink is sure to warm you through any cold weather but is especially popular during the Christmas and New Year's holidays.

Veal Marsala Recipe
Veal medallions are sauteed and topped with a flamed Marsala sauce. Perfect for Valentine's Day or any romantic dinner.

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