2 1/2 c. sugar
2 c. milk
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 Tbls. lemon zest
1/3 c. water
Preheat oven to 350 and grease 6 ramekins.
Stir 2 c. sugar and water over high heat until sugar dissolves.
Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer (Do not stir!).
Cook until sugar turns golden and thickens (I repeat: Do not stir it!).
Pour equal amounts of caramel into ramekins and set aside.
Beat eggs, add all remaining ingredients and beat.
Pour equal amounts into ramekins.
Place ramekins into a large baking dish and fill with water until it reaches halfway up the sides of ramekins to make a water bath.
Bake for 45 minutes.
Remove and cool to room temperature.
Chill for at least 3 hours before serving.
To serve, run a knife lightly around the edge and invert ontp plates, garnish with lemon twist.
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This was our Valentine's Day dessert last night! So sweet and simple, I could eat it any time.