Apple Brandy Crème Anglaise

Southern Living
Apple Brandy Crème AnglaiseRecipe
Photo: Helen Norman
Don't skip out on this luscious Apple Brandy Crème Anglaise. As the finishing touch, we drizzle it over our Apple Bread Pudding.


Makes about 1 1/3 cups


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1 cup heavy cream
2 large egg yolks
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons apple brandy or bourbon
1 cinnamon stick (optional)


Hands-on: 50 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Whisk together cream, egg yolks, and sugar in a 2-qt. saucepan, and cook over medium heat, whisking constantly (so mixture doesn't scorch or scramble), 8 to 10 minutes or until mixture thinly coats back of a wooden spoon. Pour through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a bowl. Stir in apple brandy or bourbon. Add cinnamon stick, if desired. Fill a large bowl with ice. Place bowl containing cream mixture in ice, and let stand, stirring constantly, 30 minutes. Remove cinnamon stick. Cover and chill 1 hour to 3 days.

Created date

August 2013