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My family and I decided to spend this beautiful Sunday in the City. I did not cook as we ate out. Before we left, my daughter Yanah and I made one of her favorite desserts: crème brûlée so we could enjoy later while reminiscing about our day.
3 eggs yolk
¼ cup sugar + 1 tbsp for each serving
1 ½ cups heavy cream
1 tsp vanilla
1 tbsp orange liquor
1 pinch of salt
Whipped cream, strawberries, and blackberries to decorate
Preheat the oven to 300 degrees
In a small saucepan on a low heat, slowly heat the cream to a simmer but not boiling
Use an electric mixer to whisk sugar, salt, egg yolks, orange liquor, and vanilla in a bowl. Slowly add the cream to the egg mixture on low speed.
Pour the batter into 1-inch deep ramekins and place them into a deep roasting pan. Pour boiling water into the pan, enough to come up halfway on the ramekins. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes.
Remove custards from water bath and let cool at room temperature for about 20 to 30 minutes. Set them in the fridge for a minimum of 3 hours. When ready to serve, let them come to room temperature for about 15 minutes, top each one with 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar. With a small kitchen blowtorch, heat the top of each custard until the sugar caramelizes evenly but does not burn. Serve with fresh blackberries, strawberries, and whipped cream.
I am not a chef, but I enjoy cooking and creating simple, easy, and delicious dishes. Hope you love this delightful dessert and remember to share your thoughts with me.
Every time I see a creme brulee I think of Amelie and how she loved the sound of the crust breaking under her spoon! Great recipe looks delish!
Love that sound too, Chelf.
Great recipe. This looks so delicious. I am definitely going to try and make this.
It was simple and delicious, Kelly.
I love a good creme brulee. I will have to try out your recipe. It’s so easy to make!
Very easy to make, Cris.
I am not a fan of creme brulee but I have always wanted to make them because it’s such a unique technique for a treat!
I did enjoy it for you, Angela
This looks delicious! Creme brûlée is one recipe I haven’t attempted yet, but you make it sound easy!
It’s easy and I am pretty sure you will add your personal touch to it, Stephanie.
That looks amazing! I am a huge fan of creme brulee but have never made it myself. That may change now!
I always love to try something new, give it a try, Lois.
OHHHH MY!!! This looks incredible! I don’t think I would’ve ever attempted creme brulee, because it seems so intimidating, but I just might now.
Simple and easy to make, Tonya!
This is my husband’s all time favorite dessert. I have been too scared to try to make it though.
You must give it a try, Rachel
Creme brulee is one of my favorite desserts! I’ll definitely have to try it out instead of hoping I can get it at a nice restaurant!
Give it a try and let me know, Sachi!
I’ve never made this before, but I love watching people make it. It looks so good.
You must try it, Kayla!
mmmmm, why didn’t I know that this needed so few ingredients?!?! It’s one of my favorite desserts.
You never know, until you try, Tikara!
I love this dessert! It reminds me of France and my first trip to Paris many years ago. Great presentation!
Thank you, Helene!
I’ve never tried but looks something that I will definintely eat. Will be saving this for later.
Thank you, Wendy!
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I love creme brulee and have never made my own. Your recipe looks so delish! I can’t wait to try it out.
I always look and try simple recipes, so my kids could help
That looks very good! I love the little containers they are in.
Thank you, Sarah
Thank you for providing a recipe that seems relatively easy ? I’ve always cut corners and prepared with lower heat and without a water bath, but I think I may have to try making them the real way too ?
Give it a try and let me know, Ida.
Can you believe I’ve never had this? I’m rightfully ashamed of myself. I should really change that.
It is so simple and delicious, Erin, you should try it.
I have only tried creme-brulee once in my life! I must make some 🙂
You should try it, Jagruti.
It was, Amy.
Thank you for sharing your recipe. Hopefully, I’ll find the time to make one for my family. Good luck to me! 🙂
I have faith in you, Nessy, it will be delicious!
My husband will think he came home to the wrong house if I can make it look as good as yours. Yummy!
I know, you can surprise him, Kippi
Creme brûlée is one of my favorite desserts! This is perfect with fall right around the corner
This sounds so yummy!! I must try it!
Try and let me know, Lindsay!
Oh my gosh my mouth is watering. Thanks for sharing this!
you are welcome, Kendra!
Creme Brulee is one of my favorite desserts, so yummy!
Same as one of my daughters!
This seems so delicious, I love the caramelise sugar coating.
Same for me, Sarah!
yummy! I think I finally going to give Crème Brûlée a try. Thanks for sharing this step by step recipe.
You should, Vanessa!
Absolutely delicious! I’ll try this recipe for sure !
Try and let me know!
Looks wonderful . I’ll try out your recipe, for sure !
You should give it a try and let me know.
O wow this looks so delicious! The directions were easy to read and understand! I can’t wait to try this recipe!
Try and let me know how yours turn out, Janay!
I love creme brûlée but have never attempted to make it myself. Thanks for sharing!
You are welcome, Elena!
That looks delicious. Really appreciate the recipe.
Thank you, Elizabeth!
Oooo I’ve never had this before but it looks delicious!
Simple and delicious, Flo!
This is look like delicious, I will kept your recipes for my wife. God jobs
Thank you, Abu
Those are such cute tiny dishes. First time saw this and it looks yum.
They are pretty indeed!
I never made creme brulee, but I think I had before in a restaurant. I would try it but I think my fire alarm is sensitive to smoke.
There is no smoke involved.
It’s good, Danielle!
I have never had creme brulee before but this sounds and looks so yummy! I will have to make this ASAP.
You should, Danielle, and let me know how delicious yours turns out.
I love Creme Brulee. Looks like a great recipe to try at home.
It sure is, Puja!
That looks great. Does it get a crust on top?
The crust is the best, Vaishali!
I recently got brûlée ramekins and a torch (had a gift card to a place and that was the only thing that jumped out at me). Love your presentation…and with stone fruit season upon us, I think I just might have to make this and pair it with some grilled nectarines!
I am going to make it again with grilled nectarines. That sounds divinely delicious. Thanks