White Chocolate Creme Brulee

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READY IN: 1hr 31mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 325 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the egg yolks, whole egg and 1/4 cup sugar until smooth.
  • Chop the white chocolate; set aside.
  • Heat cream and half and half over medium heat just until it begins to bubble.
  • Turn the heat to low and add chocolate, stirring until melted.
  • Start to laddle chocolate cream into the eggs slowly, whisking well with each addition.
  • When the mixture is incorporated, strain into clean bowl.
  • Stir in vanilla and nutmeg.
  • Ladle mixture into 12 (1/2 cup) ramekins.
  • Place in large baking pan, add enough hot water to come halfway up the sides of the dishes.
  • Cook 45 minutes.
  • They will have a light gold top and be slightly wobbly in the center.
  • Remove from pan, transfer to rack to cool.
  • Cover loosely and refrigerate until chilled.
  • Several hours before serving: start to caramelize the custards.
  • Place oven rack on 2nd rack from the broiler.
  • Sprinkle 1 1/2 tsp sugar on top of each ramekins, arrange on baking sheet.
  • Place under broiler 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Rotate 1/2 way through.
  • Cool on racks and then refrigerate again until chilled.
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