Crème Brûlée

Crème Brûlée

Chef Jeremy
Cook time: 60 mins
Servings: 2-3
Difficulty: Beginner

This is one of the most delightful and classic desserts in France – Crème Brûlée. It's a foundational masterpiece in the world of pastry skills. Create a creamy, velvety custard that's both indulgent and comforting. But here's the exciting part: crown it with a crisp, caramelized sugar crust that shatters with every spoonful. It's a dessert that combines the silky smooth with the satisfying crunch.

What you'll learn

  • Learn how to make a smooth and creamy custard base, which is a fundamental skill in many desserts.
  • Gain experience in caramelization, a technique used to create the signature crunchy sugar topping.
  • Understand precision and timing in both the custard preparation and the torching of the sugar. Pay attention to details, such as avoiding overcooking the custard and ensuring the sugar caramelizes evenly without burning.

Mise En Place

Chopping Board
Fine Mesh Strainer
Sauce Pot