Creme Brulee II

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A wonderful baked creme brulee. Use white or brown sugar for the top. If you do not have a kitchen torch, a regular propane torch can be used or simply place the custard under the broiler for a few minutes.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Additional Time:
5 hrs 45 mins
Total Time:
6 hrs 35 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 to 6 ounce ramekins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups heavy cream

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 3 egg yolks

  • 4 tablespoons white sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) and line the bottom of a large baking pan with a damp kitchen cloth.

  2. Bring a large pot of water to boil. While water is boiling, combine cream, 1/4 cup sugar and salt in saucepan over medium heat. Stir occasionally 4 to 5 minutes, until steam rises. In a medium bowl, beat egg yolks and vanilla until smooth. Pour hot cream into yolks, a little at a time, stirring constantly, until all cream is incorporated. Pour mixture into four 6 oz. ramekins.

  3. Place ramekins on towel in baking dish, and place dish on oven rack. Pour boiling water into dish to halfway up the sides of the ramekins. Cover whole pan loosely with foil.

  4. Bake 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until custard is just set. Chill ramekins in refrigerator 4 to 6 hours.

  5. Before serving, sprinkle 1 tablespoon sugar over each custard. Use a kitchen torch or oven broiler to brown top, 2 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

554 Calories
48g Fat
29g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 554
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 48g 61%
Saturated Fat 29g 143%
Cholesterol 320mg 107%
Sodium 51mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 10%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 95mg 7%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 103mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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