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Crème Brulee

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 50 mins
Yield 5 servings
Rich and creamy with a crunchy carmelized topping!


  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Spice Islands Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 10 teaspoons brown sugar, divided

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.


  3. Scald cream using a double boiler, if available.


  5. Whisk eggs, sugar and vanilla in a separate bowl. Temper the eggs by

  6. mixing 2 tablespoons of hot cream into the yolk mixture. Stir

  7. the tempered yolks into the cream. Strain cream and evenly

  8. divide the mixture between 5 broil-safe ramekins. Place

  9. ramekins in a 1-inch waterbath.


  11. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes,or until set. Remove ramekins from water bath

  12. and cool on wire rack 10 minutes. Refrigerate a minimum of

  13. one hour.


  15. Just before serving, sprinkle 2 teaspoons brown sugar evenly

  16. over each ramekin. Broil 3 to 4 inches from heat for 2 to 5 minutes until sugar is melted. Serve immediately.


  18. Note: For a crunchy topping, use a kitchen torch to brown the topping.