Learn to make the French classic, a super creamy creme brulee. Our simple recipe offers plenty of options to mix up the flavors. Read more on Foodal.
1 whole vanilla bean
2 cups heavy cream
4 egg yolks
1/2 cup, plus 3 tablespoons granulated Sugar divided
Preheat the oven to 300°F and bring 6 cups of water to a boil on the stove.
Split the vanilla bean in half and scrape out the seeds. Add both the seeds and the pod to a medium-sized pot with the cream, and heat on medium-high until scalding. Pour through a fine mesh strainer or chinois into a large mixing bowl, to cool slightly and strain out the vanilla pod.