Yogurt Creme Brulee with Fresh Fruit and Granola

"Yogurt makes this dessert rich, tangy and guilt-free," says Bobby.

Total Time:
50 min
Prep:
20 min
Inactive:
30 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 16 ounces plain 2% Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract or 1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise and seeds scraped
  • 1 pint fresh blueberries, raspberries or strawberries (or a combination)
  • Granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup granola
  • 8 teaspoons turbinado sugar
Directions
  • Mix together the yogurt and vanilla in a medium bowl until combined. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.

  • Put the berries in a small saucepan, add 1/4 cup water and simmer until just softened, about 5 minutes. Add granulated sugar to taste and stir in the lemon juice. Let cool slightly.

  • Divide the fruit among four 8-ounce ramekins and top with the granola. Fill the ramekins to the top with the yogurt (discard the vanilla bean if using). Cover and put in the freezer for 5 minutes.

  • Sprinkle 2 teaspoons of turbinado sugar over each ramekin. Caramelize the sugar with a blowtorch by slowly sweeping the flame back and forth. Let the sugar harden, about 2 minutes, before serving.

  • You'll need a small blowtorch to caramelize the sugar. (A broiler will melt the yogurt.)

  • Photograph by Steve Giralt


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