Recipe Creme brulee

5 / 5 (73 reviews)
  • Creme brulee
  • 6Servings
  • Preparation
  • Cook
  • 4 h Sleep
  • Total
  • 395 kCal
    Per serving
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  • Category : Dessert
  • Sub-category : Creams, Custards and Mousses
  • Difficulty : 2
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  • 1 pot
  • 1 bowl
  • 1 colander
  • 1 large dish for to place the ramekins in for the water bath
  • 6 ramekins or one large dish
  • 1 kitchen torch


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C). In a saucepan, heat 2 cups (500ml) of cream and add the vanilla seeds, obtained by scraping the vanilla pod with a knife, and bring to a boil
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  2. In a small bowl, mix the 6 egg yolks and 1/4 cup (50g) of sugar
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    Once the cream begins to boil, pour the cream over the mixture while whisking
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    Fill 6 ramekins and place them in a water bath
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    Bake 25 minutes

  3. Let cool then refrigerate for 4 hours

  4. Right before serving, sprinkle each ramekin with brown sugar and caramelize with a kitchen torch. Wait 1 minute and serve
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  5. Variation: you can also serve the crème brulée "family style"
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Recipe comments

  • 9518
    | | 26/12/2021 at 07h40

    "As simple as it gets, i even remember it off the top of my head the second time round, and it’s so good."

  • 5114
    | | 09/07/2017 at 17h09

    "Thank you for this recipe! It is very tasty!! :)"


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