How to make it

  • split vanilla pod place in sauce pan withall the cream and milk.
  • Slowly heat until small bubbles apear at the edge of the pan -but do not boil.
  • Remove from heat & set aside.
  • pre-heat oven to 180 deg C
  • Place egg YOLKES in a large bowl, add 75g (3oz) of the caster sugar, & whisk until pale & "fluffy".
  • Heat the vanilla/cream agian, and in a very stady stream add the yokes whisking until smooth.
  • Strain into a jug, removing any excess "foam" from the top.
  • Pour mixture into chosen dishes/pots.
  • Place dishespots into a deep baking tin.
  • Pour into the tin surrounding the dishes/pots boiling water, half way up the dishes/pots.
  • Cover the tin partially with foil, and place in oven for 40 mins.
  • Remove from tin, & set aside & allow to cool. When completely cool, set aside in fridge until needed.
  • Sprinkle 1 1/2 teaspoons of caster sugar in an even layer on each of the dishes/pots.
  • Spray with a small amount of water such as from a "mister".
  • Use a blow torch to caremalise the sugar, or at a push grill the top under the grill.
  • Allow caremalised top to harden and serve when cool.

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    " It was excellent "
    greekgirrrl ate it and said...
    Oh yeah!! BTW- where are you?
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  • ahmed1 10 years ago
    One of my favourite..
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  • krumkake 10 years ago
    A favorite dessert, and I've never tried to make it at home...your recipe will change that. Thanks for the great post - you've inspired me to give it a try!!
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  • luvthewho 10 years ago
    Creme Brulee is my all time favorite dessert. Will try this recipe.
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