Creme Brulee Recipe

This crunchy caramelized top with creamy, melt in your mouth center is a popular French dessert that is fun to eat, and also very easy to make.
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Preparation Time3 Hr 10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In3 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings1
Main Ingredient


 Egg yolk1
 Sugar1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Vanilla extract1 Dash
 Heavy cream3⁄8 Cup (6 tbs)
 Milk1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)
 Brown sugar2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 575 Calories from Fat 337

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g58.8%

Saturated Fat 22.7 g113.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 311.2 mg

Sodium 52.7 mg2.2%

Total Carbohydrates 57 g19%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 54.2 g

Protein 5 g10.3%

Vitamin A 31.4% Vitamin C 0.9%

Calcium 11% Iron 2.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Pour sugar over egg yolk and whisk. Make sure to whisk thoroughly together.
2. Add in vanilla extract and mix in completely.
3. Preheat oven at 250 degrees.
4. In a pot mix cream and milk and heat.
5. When milk mixture starts to boil, turn off the heat.
6. Slowly pour the milk mixture into egg mixture. Mix thoroughly.
7. Strain the mixture and pour into a ramekin.

8. Place a water filled pot over stove.
9. Place the ramekin. Heat the stove and stir the crème constantly, till water boils.
10. Place a steamer underneath the ramekin and steam for 8 minutes.
11. Take out the ramekin from steamer and put that in a preheated oven for 5 minutes at 250 degrees.
12. Wrap the brulee with cellophane and refrigerate for 180 minutes.

13. Take out the ramekin, sprinkle brown sugar over it.
14. Caramelize the sugar with the help of kitchen torch or broiler.

If you are using a conventional oven then don’t follow the steaming procedure. And bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.