In a medium bowl, mix sugar and egg yolks. In a saucepan, bring cream and ginger root to a boil. Add cream to egg yolk and sugar mixture, mix well. Put mixture in a ramekin of any size, place in a 9 by 13-inch baking pan, and fill with water until it reaches 1/2 up the side of the ramekin. Bake at a preheated 325 degree F oven for approximately 40 to 45 minutes. Creme brulee is done when cake tester or toothpick, once inserted, comes out clean.
This recipe was provided by professional chefs and has been scaled down from a bulk recipe provided by a restaurant. The FN chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.