Scott's Original Burnt Cream

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

This is a rich and decadent burnt creme that is served at Scott's, a very popular local restaurant. This is perfect for special occasions when calories don't count or when you need some total comfort food!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream:.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Heat cream over low heat until bubbles form around the edgo of the pan.
  4. Beat egg yolks and sugar together until thick, about 3 minutes.
  5. Gradually beat cream into egg yolks, then stir in vanilla.
  6. Pour mixture into 6 six-ounce custard cups or creme brulee dishes. Place in baking dish that has about 1/2 cup water in the bottom. Bake until set, about 45 minute. Remove custard cups from the water. Refrigerate until chilled.
  7. Sugar Topping:.
  8. Stir together both sugars then sprinkle each custard with about 2 teaspoons of the sugar blend.
  9. Place on the top rack under the broiler, cooking until the topping is medium brown. Chill before serving.


Most Helpful

Excellent flavor! I used Mexican vanilla and only white sugar on top, as we've experimented with brown sugar mixtures in the past and prefer the white only, but the whole family really enjoyed this recipe. Thanks for posting, Momaphet! Made & enjoyed for Photo Forum's National Dessert Month. :)

**Tinkerbell** October 24, 2010

Definitely the best Créme Brulee! Here in HI, we have a Kinkaids restaurant (same family of restaurants as Scotts Seafood) ... I got this recipe from them on a 3x5 card about 25 years ago and misplaced it -- mahalo for posting!

aloha808 March 24, 2009

The taste is wonderful but maybe the cream is too sweet. I think I would try it with less sugar in the cream. At 350 F, after 25 minutes the tops of the cream were already golden. So I had to turn down the heat to 300 F. I didn't want them to burn already. Thanks Momaphet for posting this recipe :) Made for Please Review my REcipe.

Boomette March 16, 2008

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