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Créme Brulee Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Maria Vega
Added: Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
• 3 cups heavy cream
• 6 egg yolks
• ½ cup + 2 tablespoons of sugar
• 1 teaspoon vanilla
• 6 tablespoons sugar for coating

Directions:
Directions:
Heat the heavy cream. Combine the eggs and the sugar and add the warm cream (steam coming out of it) and vanilla to the egg mixture. Strain into 6 ounce ramekin cups. Place cups in large pan and add boiling water halfway up. Bake at 325° for 35 minutes. Chill. A few hours before serving, top each with 1 tablespoon of sugar and use torch to caramelize. Then re-chill for at least 1 hour.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
(FLAVORING)
For white chocolate favoring:
• 3 ounces of grated chocolate

Add to heavy cream before the straining.

For lemon favoring:
• 12 drops lemon oil
• 1 ½ tablespoons lemon juice

Add it when you add the vanilla to the egg mixture before straining. (Only use ½ teaspoon of vanilla)



 

 

 

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