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Creme Brulee

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  Whipping cream 1 Pint
  Vanilla bean piece 1 Inch
  Egg yolks 6
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Light brown sugar 3 Ounce
  Ice 1 Tablespoon

Warm cream with vanilla bean in top of double boiler over hot water.
Beat egg-yolks and sugar in basin until light and creamy.
Remove vanilla bean; slowly stir warmed cream into the egg-yolk mixture.
Return mixture to top of double boiler.
Cook over hot, not boiling, water, stirring, until mixture coats a wooden spoon well.
Pour custard into a heatproof serving dish, or into individual heatproof serving dishes.
Refrigerate until custard is firm, about 1 hour.
Place dish in shallow tray filled with ice cubes.
Sift a layer of brown sugar evenly over top.
Place under grill at moderate heat until sugar caramelizes; watch carefully that sugar does not burn.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2572 Calories from Fat 1699

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 189 g290.4%

Saturated Fat 118.3 g591.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1796.2 mg598.7%

Sodium 181.1 mg7.5%

Total Carbohydrates 163 g54.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.3%

Sugars 158.5 g

Protein 14 g28.6%

Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C

Calcium 41.2% Iron 13.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Creme Brulee Recipe