Recipe: Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee

Make a delicious Creme Brulee using these simple ingredients and achieve the perfect creamy consistency with a glassy crack through sugar top layer. Freshly made with vanilla bean and raw sugar. 

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(Serves 4)


  • 300ml pouring cream
  • 250ml (1 cup) milk
  • 1 vanilla bean, split
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 70g (1/3 cup) caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon raw caster sugar


Step 1 Preheat oven to 150C. Bring cream, milk and vanilla bean almost to the boil in a saucepan over medium heat.

Step 2 Remove vanilla bean. Scrape the seeds from the vanilla bean into the cream mixture. Discard the bean.

Step 3 Meanwhile, whisk the egg yolks and caster sugar in a heatproof bowl until well combined.

Step 4 Whisk the cream mixture into the egg mixture. Strain into a jug. Divide among four 185ml ovenproof ramekins.

Step 5 Place ramekins in a roasting pan. Add boiling water to reach halfway up sides. Bake for 35 minutes or until just set.

Step 6 Cool slightly. Cover. Chill for 4 hours or until set. Sprinkle raw sugar over the custards. Use a blowtorch to caramelise.

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