Baker's Creme

Recipe by mersaydees
READY IN: 1hr 40mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Bring cream to simmer in heavy large saucepan over medium heat.
  • Using electric mixer, beat yolks and sugar in large bowl until pale yellow and slowly dissolving ribbon forms when beaters are lifted.
  • Gradually beat in hot cream.
  • Stir in vanilla.
  • Pour custard into ten 6-ounce custard cups. Arrange cups in large baking pan. Add enough warm water to pan to come 1/2" up sides of cups.
  • Bake until centers are just set, about 45 minutes.
  • Remove cups from water.
  • Cover and refrigerate until well chilled.
  • (Can be prepared up to one day ahead.).
  • Preheat broiler.
  • Press enough brown sugar through sieve over custards to lightly cover.
  • Broil in batches until sugar caramelizes, about one minute.
  • Cover and refrigerate until well chilled, at least one, and up to, two hours.
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