Friday, January 18, 2013
Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee - RECIPE
Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee is an elegant, restaurant style dessert that is reasonably easy to make at home. A delicious home made custard is made with cream, eggs and vanilla bean paste and baked in a water bath. Chilled then topped with a hard toffee coating, this amazing sweet treat will impress your dinner party guests - give it a go!
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RECIPE FACT SHEET
INGREDIENTS IN THIS DISH:
2 Cups (600ml) of Cream (any cream suitable for whipping)
1/3 Cup of Caster Sugar (Super Fine White Sugar)
1 Teaspoon of Vanilla Bean Paste
5 Egg Yolks
Extra Caster Sugar (for topping)
Preparation Time: About 10 minutes
Cooking Time: About 35 minutes
Chilling Time: Overnight (at least 6 hours minimum)
MAKES 2 LARGE OR 4 SMALL CREME BRULEES
PLEASE NOTE: You can replace the Vanilla Bean Paste with an equal amount of Vanilla Extract / Essence or 1 Vanilla Pod.
If using a Vanilla Pod, split the pod down the middle and scrape the seeds out with a knife. Add pod and seeds to cream mixture. Remove pod after simmering and discard.
ALL MEASUREMENTS GIVEN ARE AUSTRALIAN STANDARD METRIC
(Look up Google for a conversion chart if using Imperial)
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by Kevin MacLeod
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