Lavender Creme Brulee (Ww)

Recipe by ellie_
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    tablespoon ginger, chopped and peeled
  • 4
    teaspoons lavender buds (or 2 tsp dried lavender buds)
  • 13
    cup sugar
  • 1
  • 3
    egg yolks
  • 4
    teaspoons sugar
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a saucepan over medium heat bring milk, ginger and lavender to a boil. Remover from heat and cover and let steep for 10 minutes. Pour mixture through a sieve over a bowl, pressing on the solids. Discard solids.
  • In a bowl whisk together 1/3 cup sugar and egg and yolks for 1 minute.
  • Slowly whisk in hot milk mixture until blended.
  • Divide mixture among 6 custard cups or ramekins and place them in a shallow roasting pan. Add enough boiling water to come halfway up sides of custard cups.
  • Bake for 35-45 minutes.
  • Transfer custard cups to rack and cool completely.
  • Chill covered until set (at least 4 hours but can make these ahead and refrigerate for up to 3 days).
  • To serve and make topping; preheat broiler and srpinkle custards evenly with 4 teaspoons sugar and place on bottom of broiler pan. Broil for 2-5 mintues (5 inches from heat). Remove from oven and let stand a few minutes before serving. Sprinkle with fresh lavender if desired.
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