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Cotton Candy Creme Brulee

Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time2 hrs 47 mins
Servings: 4 creme brulees

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt Diamond Crystal
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 6 cups cotton candy plus extra for topping
  • white sugar for topping

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 F.
  • Combine cream and salt in a saucepan over low heat until just hot.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Put yolks and cotton candy in a heatproof bowl.
  • Pour about 1/3 of the hot mixture into the cotton candy bowl and stir until most of the cotton candy has dissolved.
  • Pour the combined mixture back into the saucepan with the rest of the hot mixture. Stir to combine.
  • Place 4 ramekins in a baking dish, and pour mixture evenly between the four ramekins.
  • Fill the baking dish with boiling water to halfway up the sides of the ramekins.
  • Bake for about 40 minutes, till the centers of the crème brulees are barely set.
  • Remove from oven and take ramekins out of the baking dish. Cool for at least 15 minutes before refrigerating for several hours.
  • Top with sugar, and torch till sugar is melted. Sugar will harden. Decorate with additional cotton candy!