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Creme Brulee Recipe

The crispy, burnt sugar is the best part of this easy creme brulee.



Here is a creme brulee recipe that I love to cook in my kitchen.

Easiest Creme Brulee Recipe

6 egg yolks
6 tablespoons white sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups heavy cream
2 tablespoons brown sugar


Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
Beat egg yolks, 4 tablespoons white sugar and vanilla extract in a mixing bowl until thick.
Pour cream into a saucepan and stir over low heat until it almost comes to boil. Remove the cream from heat. Stir cream into the egg yolk mixture; beat until combined.
Pour cream mixture into the top pan of a double boiler. Stir over simmering water until mixture lightly coats the back of a spoon, about 3 minutes. Remove mixture from heat immediately and pour into a shallow heat-proof dish.
Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and cool to room temperature. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight.
Preheat oven to broil.
In a small bowl combine remaining 2 tablespoons white sugar and brown sugar. Sift this mixture evenly over custard. Place dish under broiler until sugar melts, about 2 minutes. Watch carefully so as not to burn.
Remove from heat and allow to cool. Refrigerate until custard is set.

makes 5 servings