Pork Belly Burnt Ends? But I thought burnt ends are made from brisket? And who wants something burnt in the first place? Well, yeah, burnt ends are normally brisket. And no, they are not actually burnt. They are called burnt because burnt ends come from the point of the brisket. When cooking a whole brisket, the flat is done before the point usually is, so a lot of people pull the brisket when the flat is done and cube the point and put it back into the smoker until the meat is fall off the b...