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Creme Brûlée
These are pretty easy to make & can be made in advance.

You can eat them hot or cold.

Posted by Super Madcow from Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom • Published See Super Madcow's 663 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Heat oven 300/150 degrees.

    Heat 3 cups of water to a boil.

  • How to cook a crème brûlée. Creme Brûlée  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Whisk the egg yolks & icing sugar & a pinch of salt together.

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    Step 3

    Add a dash of cream to lighten the mixture.

    Add the remaining cream & mix well.

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    Step 4

    Add the vanilla & stir to combine.

  • How to cook a crème brûlée. Creme Brûlée  - Step 5
    Step 5

    Strain the custard mixture into a jug & pour into 6 ramekins.

    Fill the ramekins to the top.

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    Step 6

    Place into a tray & fill with the boiling water.

    Do not get the water into the custard.

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    Step 7

    Bake for 45 mins - 1 hr.

    The custard should be just set in the centre, not runny.

  • Step 8

    Remove from the oven & the water bath.

    Allow to cool then place in the fridge to get cold.

  • Step 9

    Remove the ramekins from the fridge & dry the top of the custard with a napkin to remove any moisture.

    Sprinkle a little sugar on top, you should be able to see the custard through the sugar.

  • How to cook a crème brûlée. Creme Brûlée  - Step 10
    Step 10

    Arrange the ranekins on a tray & place in the highest point of the grill.

    Grill for 5-10 mins until the sugar turns golden brown.

  • How to cook a crème brûlée. Creme Brûlée  - Step 11
    Step 11

    Serve hot or cold.

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