Easiest Way to Cook Tasty Crème Brulée

Crème Brulée. You can hardly beat a classic Crème Brûlée during the summer. It's creamy, elegant, refreshing and the crispy caramelized crust on top is simply divine. At its most basic, creme brulee is a creamy, pudding-like, baked custard with a brittle top of melted sugar that cracks when you gently tap it with a spoon.

Crème Brulée For the richest flavor, though, I suggest using cream only. Crème brûlée is a simple dessert, but that doesn't mean it's easy to make a perfect one. Learn the secrets of making silky smooth creme brulee at home. You can have Crème Brulée using 5 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Crème Brulée

  1. It's 5 of egg yolks.
  2. You need 100 g of sugar.
  3. Prepare 2 cups of whipped cream.
  4. It's 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract.
  5. You need 1/4 cup of sugar, granulated white, for the caramelized top.

I will never forget the first time I made Creme Brûlée because I was so astounded how easy it was. Borrowed from French crème brûlée (literally "burnt cream"). IPA(key): /kɹɛm bɹuˈleɪ/. crème brûlée (countable and uncountable, plural crème brûlées or crèmes brûlées or crèmes brûlée). A dessert of custard, covered by a brittle layer of browned sugar.

Crème Brulée step by step

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C.
  2. Mix the egg yolks and the sugar until you get a fluffy and pale yellow mixture..
  3. Add in vanilla extract and mix well..
  4. Slowly add in the whipping cream and whisk until well blended..
  5. Pour the cream mixture into ramekins or custard cups and bake in the oven for about 1 hour..
  6. Remove and allow to cool at room temperature. Then refrigerate for about 2 hours, until it holds together..
  7. To serve, sprinkle evenly 2 teaspoons of sugar over each custard cup, then caramelize it either by using a blow torch or by placing the ramekins under a broiler for about 5 minutes, until the top turns golden. While broiling, rotate frequently the ramekins so that they are evenly cooked from all sides..
  8. Leave to cool for few minutes then serve..

To check, gently sway the roasting tin and if the crème brûlées are ready, they will wobble a bit like a jelly in the middle. The silky texture and rich vanilla flavor make this taste restaurant quality. Grab your spoon, crack through the burnt-sugar. Creme Brulee Fun Facts: Creme Brulee (also known as burnt cream, crema catalana, or Trinity cream) is a dessert consisting of a rich custard base topped with a contrasting layer of hard caramel. When I visited Paris for the first time, I told my best friend that we were going to have to go somewhere to eat this famous dessert.