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Maple Creme Brulee

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Servings: 4 creme brulees

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • sugar for topping

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 F.
  • In a saucepan, combine cream and maple syrup, and cook over medium heat just until hot.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat yolks and sugar together until light. Stir about a quarter of the cream into this mixture, then pour sugar-egg mixture into cream and stir.
  • Pour into four ramekins and place ramekins in a baking dish; fill baking dish with boiling water halfway up the sides of the ramekins.
  • Bake for approximately 40 minutes, or until centers are barely set. Cool for 15 minutes, then refrigerate for several hours.
  • Once the custard has set, sprinkle the tops of the custard with sugar and torch till the sugar is browned.
  • Refrigerate for 30 more minutes, then crack and enjoy!