Simple Creme Brulee


Preheat oven to 300 degrees. In a medium sauce pan, heat the cream and vanilla to a simmer. Remove pan from heat and let sit for 10 minutes. In a bowl whisk together the sugar and yolks until they are a pale yellow. Whisk cream into the egg mixture and pour into 6 custard dishes.

Place dishes in a large baking dish lined with a towel. Pour boiling water into baking dish so that it comes to half way up the custard dishes. Bake for 30 minutes or until custard is firm but still wiggles. Chill for at least one hour. Top with brown sugar in an even layer and place under broiler until sugar melts and bubbles. Serve at room temperature.

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    Is easy to make. Only complaint is it takes longer than 30 minutes to took me about 1.5 hours and it probably could have still cooked longer.
    Overall, a good recipe though.
    This version of Creme Brulee was very good and I would make it again. My husband, the fussy eater, also thought it was delicious!
    VERY VERY tasty...and easy too!!!
    whatup to you all
    Absolutely delicious! I put blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries in ramekins and then poured the creme brulee over the top. It took about 10 minutes longer to bake. What a treat!!
    Like what some people have experienced, 30 minutes was too short. Custard was too runny. Next time I may put in a little less milk and add 15 more minutes to the baking at least.
    The flavor was excellent, but didn't get the texture I'm used to in a creme brulee...maybe it was just me! Family enjoyed it enough to request it again. Need to figure out what to do for a firmer texture.
    This recipe is so simple and delicious. Maybe it's the simple, uncomplicated ingredients that make it so good. It's even better if you substitute a real vanilla bean (or even 1/2 of one) for the extract.
    Easy, simple, great anniversary dessert
    My first attempt was quite yummy. It really is a simple recipe.
    I made this tonight and my husband loved it. It was very creamy and the texture was great. Sweet enough and not too overwhelming.
    So much more simple than restaurant prices suggest!
    What a way to impress my mother-in-law! When she asked me to bring dessert to a family dinner, I didn't want to bring the typical apple pie...this turned out perfectly! Everyone was still raving about it the next day!
    Perfect valentines desert served in heart shaped bowls
    I love this receipe because it uses dark brown sugar which really adds a richness to the dish. I add an extra egg yolk and tablespoon of dark brown sugar for extra richness and I find that this makes the recipe perfect.
    This recipe was really easy although I needed to cook mine for way longer than the recipe called for - over an hour. I guess it depends on what size ramekins you use (it didn't specify) but mine were 1 cup each and somewhat deep I guess, and it took very long to cook. I would recommend using a shallow oval one for the best results. Once I got past that problem, it came out great and my boyfriend said it was better than creme brulee he's had in restaurants. I used a mixture of regular and light brown sugar for the topping and it was good too.
    For many years I would order creme brulee when available on desert menus. I thought it was difficult to make. No more! This recipe is easy and is better than many I have tried all over the country - and at a fraction of restaurant prices. My family and dinner guests love it.
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