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Creme Brulee

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Ingredients
  Double cream 1 Pint
  Vanilla pod 1 , split
  Egg yolks 4
  Caster sugar 5 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Set the oven at 325° F or Mark 3.

MAKING
2) Using a double boiler, add the cream and the vanilla pod in the top.
3) Place lid and scald.
4) In a bowl, add yolks and 1 tablespoon sugar and beat with spoon till color turns light.
5) Discard the vanilla pod and add the mix to the egg yolk mix.
6) Mix well and place on heat.
7) Over gentle heat, allow mix to thicken without reaching boiling. Stirring continuously.
8) Into a baking dish strain the mix and place in oven for 5-8 minutes, till the top forms a skin.
9) Set aside in a cool place for several hours till set.
10) Pre-heat the grill.
11) Sprinkle the rest of the sugar over the cream place it 4 inches away from the heat in the grill to caramelize.
12) Refrigerate for 2-3 hours before serving.

SERVING
13) A bowl of sugared raspberries, strawberries or currants, or any other fruit served at the side of the cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pudding
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vanilla
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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