Creme Brulee

(KREHM broo LAY) A custard topped with brown sugar that is then broiled to caramelize the sugar.


  1. Creme Brulee

    Create the crackling caramel topping for this custard dessert by melting sugar in a skillet on the stove top.

  2. Maple Creme Brulee with Cranberries and Hazelnuts

    Maple syrup adds sweetness and flavor to the custard mixture in this rich and creamy dessert. The dried cranberry topper adds a burst of color.

  3. Lemon Creme Brulee

    The addition of lemon peel gives this version of a classic dessert a little lighter flavor.

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  1. 28 Days of Slow Cooking: Creme Brulee French Toast

    Thu, 7 Feb 2013

    a dish more decadent than this Creme Brulee French Toast , we can’t imagine ..... that third glass of Burgundy. Creme brulee is literally translated as “burnt ..... sugar crust associated with classic creme brulee in this slow-cooker version, you will

  2. How to Make Key Lime Pie in the Slow Cooker

    Mon, 28 Apr 2014

    I had a twitter conversation (I know. I think it's a weird way to communicate, too...) with my friend Shirley a few weeks ago about Key Lime Pie. She wondered if I had a crockpot version, and that was pretty much all I needed to go about figuring out a way to make it. This is the recipe that works! It uses sweetened condensed milk, which as we all know, is pretty much the nectar of the gods. Gosh, I love that stuff. The Ingredients serves about 8 if you're disciplined. Otherwise 4. for the crust: 1 cup graham cracker crumbs (I use gluten free) 3 tablespoons melted salted butter 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon lime zest for the filling: 2 large egg yolks 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1/2 cup fresh lime juice (about 5 limes) 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (about 1 1/2 lemons) to put into the crockpot (NOT the batter!!): 1 cup warm water The Directions. Use a 6-quart slow cooker with an inserted 1.5-quart casserole dish ( like a Pyrex or Corningware ).  You are going to use the crcokpot as a bain-marie, or water bath. In a plastic bag, smash up the graham crackers to make crumbs. Mix the crumbs with the butter, brown sugar, and lime zest. Press the crust mixture into the bottom of a casserole dish that you sprayed with cooking spray (I took a picture of the spray, but then forgot to use it. oops.) In a large mixing bowl, use a handheld mixer or a stand mixer to whip the egg yolks, condensed milk, lime juice, and lemon juice together until it's frothy. Pour this evenly over the top of the graham cracker crumbs. Pour 1 cup of warm water into the bottom of your slow cooker insert, then carefully lower in the baking dish, taking care to not slosh water into your pie. Cover, and cook on high for 2 to 3 hours, or until the pie is no longer shiny on the edges and the center has set (poke it with your finger. You shouldn't get a bunch of goop on it). Refrigerate for at least 4 hours (preferably overnight) before serving. If you'd like, you can add a layer of whipped cream on top. The Verdict. Yeah. This is good. I was ecstatic at how limey this turned out, and how nicely the sweetened condensed milk worked and set up beautifully in the slow cooker. I slightly overcooked one of the tester batches, but it still was fantastic -- the color on top just got a bit darker than I wanted it to, but after covering it with whipped cream nobody could tell. Make this! You'll LOVE it!! other totally amazing crockpot desserts: creme brulee oreo cheesecake chocolate mousse tapioca pudding In other news.... I'm working on updating my newsletter. If you are currently subscribed (THANK YOU!) to get emails for new recipes, you will be getting an email from me in the next week or so asking you to confirm that you would still like to be on the list. It would be (very) helpful to me if you clicked on the activation link provided.  If you are not on the mailing list and would like to be, here are all of my subscription options . Thank you in advance for your wonderfulness and support! Also... I've got a giveaway up and running for 5 book bundles of my newest cookbook, 365 Slow Cooker Suppers, and my household organization guide, Totally Together: Shortcuts to an Organized Life . This giveaway will run until April 30, 5pm pacific . Good luck to all!! . . . . Make sure to visit my store page for my books, recommended slow cookers, and other fun slow-cooking stuff. Thank you for your support! --steph

  3. Counting Carbs? Count on Dessert! 8 Fabulous Low-Carb Desserts

    Mon, 3 Sep 2012

    great French classic. Ginger Creme Brulee And as long as we're making delicious ..... dessert, we need to re-visit creme brulee . Remember that portion size is ..... dish of bad-tasting low-fat creme brulee when you can have a smaller amount that tastes a million times

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  1. Mastering the Basics: How to Torch a Creme Brulee

    Thu, 15 May 2014

    [MUSIC] We have a delicious creme brulee here. My preference is using Sugar ..... add a fair amount of sugar to the creme brulee and then we're going to dump ..... probably about six inches from the creme brulee and you wanna make sure that you

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    [MUSIC] We have a delicious creme brulee here. My preference is using Sugar in the Raw. So the technique is to add a fair amount of sugar to the creme brulee and then we're going to dump off some of the excess and then, the fun part. You take your blow torch. Looks like I'm probably about six inches from the creme brulee and you wanna make sure that you're moving the, the flame around. So that you're torching all of that, that sugar. As the sugar caramelizes, you'll obviously see it bubble up, and the sugar get nice and, and brown, and when it cools, you're gonna have a nice, crispy shell of sugar, and that's how you torch a creme brulee . [MUSIC]

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  1. Grapefruit Creme Brulee

    Wed, 2 Nov 2011

    keep dessert light and lovely. Creme Brulee is neither light nor lovely. It is eighty ..... thrice weekly with a Whole Foods Creme Brulee . No you can not. And thus, this ..... after downing a six-pack of real Creme Brulee . Not that I would know. Ahem

  2. Quick Caramel Creme Brulee (Takes just 30-Seconds!)

    Mon, 21 Jul 2014

    little recipe with Liberte yogurt makes my kitchen wishes my kitchen commands. Also, it tastes just like creme brulee . Also, creme brulee you can eat for dessert.

  3. 1-Minute Microwave Creme Brulee

    Fri, 8 Feb 2013

    me last week. I’d been sitting at the kitchen table, humming away at work, when I suddenly realized I needed Creme Brulee and I needed it stat. It was likely a direct effect of my Valentine article writing. Something about Valentines just

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