Yummy Creme Brulee

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Sep. 19, 2011

Ingredients

Egg yolks 4
Cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Salt 1 Pinch
Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Dark brown sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , sifted

Directions

Beat egg yolks until thick and lemon-colored.

Heat cream to boiling point.

Simmer 1 minute.

Stir very slowly into egg yolks.

Return to heat.

Cook in double boiler top over water.

Stir constantly, until just thickened.

Add salt and vanilla.

Pour into 8-inch shallow ovenproof dish.

Cover with aluminum foil.

Chill not less than 6 hours; preferably overnight.

Thirty minutes before serving, sprinkle brown sugar 1/4 inch deep evenly over surface.

Work quickly.

Place under broiler 6 inches away from heat leave oven door open until sugar melts.

Return at once to refrigerator.

The sugar should become crusty caramel topping.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 561Calories from Fat 81

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 5 g25%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 284 mg11.83%

Total Carbohydrates 113 g37.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 63 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet