Crème brûlée. Most crème brûlée recipes require the use of a small propane torch to achieve the crackly sugar top. Some people would think this to be. Crazy to think that crème brûlée has always been a favorite of mine and i had never made a homemade version of the recipe for myself. Kʁɛm bʁyle also known as burnt cream or trinity cream is a dessert consisting of a rich custard base topped with a texturally contrasting layer of hardened caramelized sugar.
Ive loved it for a very very very long time. If youve lucky enough to have one it will come in handy for this easy crème brulee recipe. And if not the broiler is a great stand in for a handy dandy blowtorch. The fun part in reaching that thick vanilla custard is breaking through that hard caramel topping.
The crispy burnt sugar is the best part of this easy and delicious creme brulee. Vanilla crème brûlée mark bittman. Its even fun to say even if it is a pain in the neck to type. Try this creme brulee recipe from martha stewart.
Its not a flan or a pudding its a rich custard topped with a hard caramel. Creme brulee is one of martha stewarts favorites. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees f. Julia child believed that every woman should own a blowtorch.
French for burnt cream creme brulee is all about contrast the brittle caramelized topping and the smooth creamy custard beneath. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment mix the egg egg yolks and 12 cup of the sugar together on low speed until just combined. Pin it to your dessert board to save it for later. I included this crème brûlée recipe in my cookbook and had planned for it to remain one of the cookbook only recipes in there.
With only six ingredients youll have a dessert your guests will love. Follow self proclaimed foodie on pinterest for more great recipes.