Rich and creamy Crème Brûlée

Looking for the best, most perfect foolproof recipe of crème brûlée? This crème brûlée is rich and creamy, a French classic with vanilla and caramelized sugar.

For this recipe is nice to use a torch for the caramelized layer of sugar as a finishing touch.


  1. Preheat the oven at 150C.
  2. Put the cream in a pan and add the vanilla beam. Heat it on the stove just under cooking temperature. Take it of the heat source and let it sit for 5 minutes.
  3. Split the eggs. Whisk the egg yokes together with the sugar and a pinch of salt.
  4. once mixed, add it to the cream mixture.
  5. Pout the mixture into small ramekins.
  6. Place the ramekins in a in a large oven tray and add boiled water in the oven tray until half of the ramekins.
  7. Place it in the oven for approx. 40 minutes.
  8. Cool of the crème brûlée. When serving, add brown sugar and caramelize carefully with a torch.


  • 500 ml cream
  • 1 vanilla beam
  • 6 eggs
  • 75 grams of sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • brown sugar

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