Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee

Recipe by Alia55
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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Split Vanilla bean lengthwise and place in a saucepan.
  • Add cream to pan and bring almost to a boil. Take off heat and let stand for 15 minutes to allow vanilla flavor to develope, then remove vanilla bean.
  • Scrape seeds into cream and discard the vanilla bean casing.
  • Using a fork, mix together egg yolks and sugar.
  • Reheat the cream then gradually mix into the egg mixture. Strain back into a saucepan.
  • Place 6 ovenproof ramekins into a roasting pan, divide the custard between the ramekins, then pour warm water into the pan so that it comes halfway up the side of the ramekins.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, or untill just set. There should be a little softness at the center.
  • Leave dishes to cool in the water, then remove them and refridgerate for minimum of 3-4 hours.
  • roughly 25 minutes before serving, sprinkle tops with confectioners sugar and caramelize using a blow torch.
  • Leave at room temperature.
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