Orange Catalonian Cream

Recipe by evelynathens
READY IN: 32mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine milk, cinnamon, vanilla, orange zest and salt in large saucepan and bring to simmer over medium-high heat.
  • Reduce heat and simmer gently 5-6 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, whisk cornstarch and cold milk in small bowl until smooth.
  • Whisk yolks with 2 cups sugar in large bowl until light and creamy.
  • Blend cornstarch mixture into yolks.
  • Remove cinnamon and vanilla bean from hot milk and strain milk into another large saucepan.
  • Stir about 1 cup hot milk into yolk mixture, slowly and whisking constantly, and blend well.
  • Gradually whisk yolk mixture into hot milk in saucepan and blend well.
  • Place over medium heat and cook until mixture thickens and almost boils, about 10 minutes.
  • Divide cream among 12 ovenproof ½ cup ramekins.
  • Let cool.
  • Preheat broiler.
  • Sprinkle 1 tsp superfine sugar over each ramekin of orange cream.
  • Set cups in roasting pan lined with ice.
  • Broil until sugar is rich golden-brown.
  • Cool, then refrigerate until ready to serve.
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