Crème Brûlée

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Crème Brûlée
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Description

Crème brûlée [1][2][3]is a delicious fired up treat.

Ingredients

  • 8 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 quart heavy cream
  • 1 vanilla bean, halved and scraped


Procedures

Warm and combine cream, vanilla bean and sugar until they are hot. Combine yolks by whisking. Pour this mixture into ramekins, in a pan that is filled halfway with water. Cover all with aluminum foil. Bake for 15 minutes in a warm 300 degree F oven. Cool for 3 hours. Sprinkle each custard with ~1 tbsp of brown sugar, then glaze with torch.


References

  1. Bourdain, Anthony (2004). anthony bourdain's LES HALLES COOKBOOK Strategies, Recipes and Techniques of Classic Bistro Cooking with José De Meirelles & Philippe Lajaunie. Bloomsbury, New York and London. pp. 271. ISBN 158234180X (hc). 
  2. Test Kitchen Favorites. Taste of Home. 2004. pp. 240. http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/Creme-Brulee-2. 
  3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/amanderson/4972047457/ Recipe for Creme Brulee From Le Cirque