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The Creamy Crunch of Creme Brulee! - 7 recipes

Sweet and creamy with a sugary crunch, creme brulee has rich custard base topped with a contrasting layer of hard caramel. Sprinkle sugar on the custard, then caramelize it - traditionally with a heated iron or salamander broiler, but most cooks rely on a butane torch!

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By cwyorkiex3

Rate this recipe 4.6/5 (23 Votes)
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Servings 6
Preparation time 15
Cooking time 195

  • 8 egg yolks
  • 1/3 cup granulated white sugar
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup granulated white sugar (for the caramelized topping)

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Creme Brulee is one of the most popular French dessert recipes in America

Top rated Creme Brulee recipes

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Easier to make than you think - classic creme brulee is a baked vanilla custard that is topped with a layer of cara...

  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • boiling water, for water bath
  • Sugar, for topping
4.5/5 (27 Votes)

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Creme brulee with a tart twist features smooth custard in a flaky shell with crackling burnt-sugar on top

  • TART SHELL:
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick (8-tablespoons) cold butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 3 to 5 tablespoons ice water
  • CUSTARD FILLING:
  • 1/2 vanilla bean
  • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream
  • 2/3 cup whole milk
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1 whole large egg
  • 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
4.6/5 (21 Votes)

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Most of us only enjoy a good creme brulee when we go out to restaurants because they have a reputation of being com...

  • 8 egg yolks
  • 1/3 cup granulated white sugar
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup Baker's sugar (for the caramelized tops)
4.5/5 (25 Votes)

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If you're a fan of pumpkin, you have to to give this recipe a try! Who doesn't like a good creme brulee anyway!? Ad...

  • CRUST:
  • 32 butter crackers (such as Ritz)
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus more if needed
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar, packed
  • CUSTARD:
  • 3 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 8 large egg yolks
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 2 cups canned pure pumpkin
  • Turbinado sugar, for sprinkling
5/5 (3 Votes)

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This is a sweet and tasty treat! Not difficult to make!

  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
4.7/5 (18 Votes)

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Brulee is actually a very easy dessert to make

  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp allspice
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch salt
4.3/5 (9 Votes)

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