Classic Creme Brulee
A straightforward and unpretentious creation that is so simple, so rich, so praised!"Wow, this was actually really good! The recipe is simple to follow and requires very few ingredients. I was also complemented heavily by my other family members. One thing I do have to note that this shouldn't be eaten regularly because it's essentially cream and sugar. Next time, I'll try a twist with the ingredients, perhaps a caramel or pumpkin version. Thanks!" - siddharthadesai
Yield: 6 Ready in 45 minutes
Cuisine: Main Ingredient: Eggs
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Classic Creme Brulee Preparation
Preheat oven to 300ºF. In a large bowl, whisk together egg yolks and sugar until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture is thick and pale yellow. Add cream and vanilla, and continue to whisk until well blended. Strain into a large bowl, skimming off any foam or bubbles.
Divide mixture among 6 ramekins or custard cups. Place in a water bath and bake until set around the edges, but still loose in the center, about 50 to 60 minutes. Remove from oven and leave in the water bath until cooled. Remove cups from water bath and chill for at least 2 hours, or up to 2 days. When ready to serve, sprinkle about 2 teaspoons of sugar over each custard. For best results, use a small, hand-held torch to melt sugar. If you don't have a torch, place under the broiler until sugar melts. Re-chill custards for a few minutes before serving.
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