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Creme Brulee Recipes

Updated on January 11, 2011

Easy Creme Brulee Recipes

Simply delicious. This is one fancy dessert that you can make ahead and serve when desired. So grab your blowtorch and learn how to make crème brûlée, a custard, creamy, burnt-sugar goodness. If this is a desert that you have always wanted to try every time you see, or think about it, but have never tried it, then you do not know what you are missing. When the sugar topping is carmelized just right, it is something to behold. Crispy and rich tasting are just two words to describe this delicious desert.

Learn how to carmelize sugar with a kitchen torch to make creme brulee with these very easy and delicious dessert recipes, also learn which utensils and cookware needed to make beautiful creme brulee.

Creme Brulee Recipe

Simple and Delicious Dessert

Creme Brulee is French for 'burnt cream. It is a dessert consisting of a rich custard base topped with a layer of hard caramel, created by burning sugar under a grill, or with a blowtorch or other intense heat source. It is usually served cold in individual ramekins.

How to Make Creme Brulee

How to Make Creme Brulee : How to Carmelize Sugar for Crème Brûlée

Caramelize with a torch:

Without a torch the sugar may also be caramelized in these ways:

  • After spreading the sugar over the ramekins, place them as close as you can under a very hot broiler. Watch them closely because this method tends to be uneven and burn. Too long under the broiler can also result in the custard turning into a sort of chunky soup which is not a very appealing texture. Works best with fine granulated sugar.

How to Make Creme Brulee : Cookware & Utensils for Making Crème Brûlée

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