Recipe: Yummy Crème brûlée

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Crème brûlée. You can hardly beat a classic Crème Brûlée during the summer. It's creamy, elegant, refreshing and the crispy caramelized crust on top is simply divine. Make Alton Brown's foolproof Creme Brulee recipe, a French classic with vanilla bean and caramelized sugar, from Good Eats on Food Network.

Crème brûlée Crème brûlée is a french dessert that literally means "burnt cream," as it is a custard with a hard caramelized shell coating the top. It is generally served at room temperature in. Part of the fun of Creme Brulee comes from the crispiness of the burnt top compared to the creaminess of the custard. You can have Crème brûlée using 5 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Crème brûlée

  1. You need 500 ml of cup heavy cream.
  2. You need 1/2 cup of caster sugar.
  3. You need 1 of vanilla pod.
  4. Prepare 5 of egg yolks (room temperature)*.
  5. You need 1/2 of tspn cold butter (to grease the ramekins).

When you burn the top and then re-refrigerate the custards, the top will become soft. A vanilla-scented, rich crème brûlée is deliciously decadent but completely easy to make - and make ahead if needed. Crème brûlée is a simple dessert, but that doesn't mean it's easy to make a perfect one. Learn the secrets of making silky smooth creme brulee at home.

Crème brûlée instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Place the cream, vanilla bean and its pulp into a medium saucepan set over medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Once you see tiny bubbles appearing around the rim Remove from the heat, cover and allow to sit for 2minutes. Remove the vanilla bean and reserve for another use..
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together 1/2 cup sugar and the egg yolks until well blended and it just starts to lighten in color. Add the cream a little at a time, stirring continually. Strain the custard mixture to avoid any cooked eggs. Pour the liquid into 6 butter coated ramekins.
  4. Place the ramekins into a  roasting pan. Pour enough hot water into the pan to come halfway up the sides of the ramekins. Bake just until the creme brulee is set, but still giggles in the center, approximately 40 to 45 minutes. Remove the ramekins from the roasting pan set aside until it reaches room temperature cover with cling film and refrigerate for at least 2 hours and up to 3 days.
  5. Remove the creme brulee from the refrigerator for at least 10 minutes prior to browning the sugar on top. Lightly sprinkle the creme with sugar until the top is evenlly coated.Using a torch, brown the sugar and form a crispy top. Allow the creme brulee to sit for at least 5 minutes before serving..

For the richest flavor, though, I suggest using cream only. The silky texture and rich vanilla flavor make this taste restaurant quality. Grab your spoon, crack through the. To check, gently sway the roasting tin and if the crème brûlées are ready, they will wobble a bit like a jelly in the middle. I'm adding Creme Brulee to my list of recipes that looks fancy and sophisticated (that caramelized sugar topping!

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