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Classic Creme Brulee Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

A very yummy recipe for creme brulee. Light and dreamy with itís torched top. This decadent treat is perfect for your next diner party.

Ingredients

3 cups whipping cream
8 egg yolks
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1-1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup packed brown sugar

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Have ready 8 ramekins or custard cups.

In saucepan, heat cream over medium-high heat until steaming.

In bowl, whisk egg yolks with sugar. Slowly whisk in cream and vanilla. Skim off any foam.

Divide among eight ramekins. Place in a large pan, pour in enough boiling water to come halfway up ramekins.

Bake for 30-35 minutes or until edge is set but centre still jiggles. Remove from water; let cool on racks. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until chilled and set.

Place cups on baking sheet, sprinkle brown sugar evenly over custards.

Use a torch or broil for 2-6 minutes or until sugar bubbles and darkens, removing each when ready.

Chill uncovered for 30 minutes up to 3 hours.

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