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Easiest Crème Brûlée

  • Author: Mai
  • Yield: 4 1x


Easy creme brulee recipe that does not require any boiling, water bath, or blow torch



  • 6 egg yolks
  • 600ml double cream
  • 60g sugar + some extra for the caramelsed top
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven at 110 degrees C
  2. Mix egg yolks with sugar and vanilla extract
  3. Incorporate cream into mixture and combine until well blended
  4. Sift the mixture to remove any lumps
  5. Pour into ramekins
  6. OPTIONAL: if you have a blow torch, lightly torch the surface of the custard mixture to remove any bubbles or foam
  7. Bake in oven for 35-60 minutes (long time will be needed for taller ramekins)
  8. Take the ramekins out of the oven, let the rest until cooled down then refrigerate for at least 4 hours – preferably overnight
  9. Cover the surface of the custard with a thin layer of sugar then use the blowtorch to caramelise. After 30 seconds, the surface should harden
  10. NO BLOWTORCH METHOD: put the ramekin in a cold water bath under broiler mode for 5 minutes