Classic Creme Brulee Recipe
Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen
A very yummy recipe for creme brulee. Light and dreamy with itís torched top. This decadent treat is perfect for your next diner party.
8 egg yolks
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1-1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Have ready 8 ramekins or custard cups.
In saucepan, heat cream over medium-high heat until steaming.
In bowl, whisk egg yolks with sugar. Slowly whisk in cream and vanilla. Skim off any foam.
Divide among eight ramekins. Place in a large pan, pour in enough boiling water to come halfway up ramekins.
Bake for 30-35 minutes or until edge is set but centre still jiggles. Remove from water; let cool on racks. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until chilled and set.
Place cups on baking sheet, sprinkle brown sugar evenly over custards.
Use a torch or broil for 2-6 minutes or until sugar bubbles and darkens, removing each when ready.
Chill uncovered for 30 minutes up to 3 hours.