Creme Brulee by the Spoonful

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 20
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • In a saucepan, slowly heat the cream and add the vanilla to the warmed cream.
  • In a bowl, beat the egg yolks and the sugar.
  • Whisk in the hot cream.
  • Pour into three 150ml (2/3 cup) ramekins.
  • Place the ramekins in a baking dish and add enough hot water to reach 3/4 of the way up the sides of the ramekins.
  • Bake for about 30 minutes.
  • The water should barely simmer, never boil.
  • Cool to room temperature, then refrigerate until thoroughly chilled.
  • Just before serving, scoop a small amount of the custard into attractive (miso) soup spoons.
  • Sprinkle with sugar and caramelize quickly using a blowtorch.
  • Serve immediately with coffee.
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