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Crème caramel Recipe

Ingredients for people

    Part one of the recipe
  • Water : 50 ml
  • Caster sugar : 90 g

    Part two of the recipe
  • Semi-skimmed milk : 500 ml
  • Caster sugar : 80 g
  • Whole egg(s) : 3 whole
  • 1For the 1st part of the recipe:

    Melt the sugar in a heavy based saucepan over a low heat. Once you have a reddish-brown caramel, add the water spoonful by spoonful.
    Pour the caramel in to individual ramekins.

  • 2For the 2nd part of the recipe:

    Preheat the oven to 130 °C. Bring the milk to the boil.

    Beat the eggs and sugar together in a bowl. Add the hot milk to the bowl and skim off the mousse.
    Pour the liquid in to ramekins and then place in a large roasting tray. Pour in enough water the come halfway up the sides of the ramekins then carefully transfer to the oven and cook for 45 minutes.

Chef's tip

«To give a different flavour to your crème caramels by adding star anise or cardamom to the milk. Remove before pouring the liquid in to the ramekins.»

A rich caramel custard dessert with a melted caramel topping.

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  • Preparation  15mins
  • Cooking time  45mins
  • Rest time  2hrs

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