Learn to make the classic French dessert, a super creamy creme brulee with a perfectly caramelized sugar topping. Our vanilla bean recipe is simple, but there are plenty of ways to mix up the flavors. From dark chocolate to coffee and earl grey tea, the options are nearly limitless. Get the recipe now on Foodal and give it a try at home!
Five simple ingredients – cream, vanilla, salt, eggs and sugar – make for an exquisitely rich and elegant dessert Most crème brûlée recipes require the use of a small propane torch to achieve the crackly sugar top, but this version offers a simpler (and safer) solution: your oven's broiler One thing to note: Be sure to let the custard set for several hours in the refrigerator before brûléeing the top, otherwise you'll end up with soupy custard.