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This recipe came about from my love of apples and the silkiness of creme brulee. Delicious!

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prep:
20 mins
cook:
37 mins
additional:
4 hrs
total:
4 hrs 57 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 6-ounce ramekins
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Topping:

Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

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  • Whisk heavy cream, egg yolks, and white sugar together in a saucepan over medium heat until smooth, about 5 minutes. Remove custard from heat when it starts to simmer. Whisk in vanilla extract and cinnamon.

  • Arrange apple slices in the bottom of six 6-ounce ramekins. Divide caramel topping evenly over apples. Ladle custard over caramel.

  • Transfer ramekins to a baking dish. Pour enough warm water into the dish to come halfway up the sides of the ramekins.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until custard is set, 30 to 40 minutes. Remove from oven and cool to room temperature, about 1 hour. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled, about 3 hours.

  • Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler.

  • Arrange ramekins on a baking sheet. Sprinkle 1 1/2 teaspoons brown sugar over each custard.

  • Broil in the preheated oven until sugar is melted and crisp, about 2 minutes.

Cook's Note:

If you have a blowtorch, sprinkle brown sugar over custards and use it to crisp the tops instead of the broiler, 20 to 30 seconds.

Nutrition Facts

562 calories; protein 4.9g; carbohydrates 64.1g; fat 33.8g; cholesterol 313.8mg; sodium 138.6mg. Full Nutrition
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