Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

Recipe source: Cuisine at Home.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. In a food processor or blender combine vanilla bean with sugar until combined (30 sec.). Set aside.
  3. In a saucepan on medium heat combine cream, half and half and vanilla sugar until it simmers. DO NOT BOIL.
  4. In a large bowl whisk together egg yolks, egg, 1/4 cup sugar and salt.
  5. Spoon a little of the hot cream into the egg mixture and then combine all the egg mixture with the cream mixture.
  6. Using a strainer (to remove vanilla pieces) strain into 6 ramekin or custard dishes and arrange in a large baking pan.
  7. Add hot water to the pan, about half way up dishes.
  8. Bake for 33-45 minutes or until set.
  9. Remove ramekins from pan and chill completely.
  10. Caramelize each custard by burning sugar on top or putting under broiler.


Most Helpful

Yummy dessert and not hard to put together, because of the size of my ramkins, I only made four of these, we enjoyed these for a Saturday evening dessert after a wonderful lamb dinner, thanks Ellie!...Kitten:)

Kittencal@recipezazz March 12, 2006

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