Creme Brûlée
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: French
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Serves: 6
4 simple ingredients, fifteen minutes preparation, 6 fabulous puddings that will win over any dinner guest!
  • 6 free range egg yolks
  • 500ml double cream
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 100g stevia/xylitol
  1. preheat oven to 150C/300F/gas mark 3
  2. pour cream into a heavy based pan and scrape the seeds from the vanilla pod into the cream, then add empty pod as well
  3. bring the area to the boil, then simmer for 5 minutes
  4. In a large mixing bowl beat the eggs and stevia/xylitol for several minutes until light and fluffy, an electric whisk is useful for this
  5. bring the cream back to the boiling pour over the egg mixture, whisk constantly till combined and the mixture has thickened
  6. Pour the mixture into a jug and fill six ramekins equally
  7. Place the ramekins into a large deep baking tray and pour water just boiled half way up the ramekins.
  8. Carefully place the tray in the central shelf of your preheated oven and bake for approximately 35-40 minutes, until the custard is just set (it will still wobble when moved)
  9. remove for m the oven and carefully take the ramekins out of the water allow to cool.
  10. when your ready to serve simply preheat your girl to the highest setting and sprinkle one level tsp of stevia/xylitol over the creme brûlées before placing them under the grill for between 30 seconds to 1 minute, remove when the sugar has caramelised and turned nicely golden. This step can also be achieved with a chefs' blow torch.
  11. serve with a puddle of fresh berries.
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