Creme Brulee

Creme Brulee

Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 4 egg yolks
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Fresh Fruit for topping optional


  • Beat egg yolks until slightly thickened.
  • Gradually add sugar.
  • Slowly pour in cream, stirring.
  • Add vanilla, and pour into 4 custard cups or ramekins.
  • Set them in a pan with 1 inch water and bake at 350s for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Cool in the water for 30 minutes and then chill completely before serving. Before serving, cover the tops of the dessert with a thin, even layer of granulated sugar.
  • Place under the broiler or use cooking torch until browned.