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Crème brûlée

Recipe from Just Cooking in association with Fresh Living


Just Cooking

BBC Lifestyle


• 1 vanilla pod
• 500ml cream
• 5 egg yolks
• 3 tbsp (45ml) castor sugar, plus extra for top

Preparation method

  1. Preheat oven to 160°C.
  2. Scrape vanilla seeds into cream, and heat.
  3. Beat eggs and sugar together, until pale and fluffy.
  4. Pour a little hot cream into egg mixture, and then whisk mixture into hot cream.
  5. Strain into 4 x 125ml ramekins. Place in a bain-marie.
  6. Bake for about 30-40 minutes, or until set.
  7. Top with a sprinkle of extra sugar, and torch to crisp.