CREME CARAMEL

 

  • Cooking Time: 45 minutes
  • Servings: 6
  • Preparation Time: 15-20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 c. sugar
  • 2 c. milk
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 Tbls. lemon zest
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/3 c. water

Directions

  • 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.

Notes

This was our Valentine's Day dessert last night! So sweet and simple, I could eat it any time.

Categories: Pudding  Sweet 
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