“Recipe source: Cuisine at Home.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. In a food processor or blender combine vanilla bean with sugar until combined (30 sec.). Set aside.
  3. In a saucepan on medium heat combine cream, half and half and vanilla sugar until it simmers. DO NOT BOIL.
  4. In a large bowl whisk together egg yolks, egg, 1/4 cup sugar and salt.
  5. Spoon a little of the hot cream into the egg mixture and then combine all the egg mixture with the cream mixture.
  6. Using a strainer (to remove vanilla pieces) strain into 6 ramekin or custard dishes and arrange in a large baking pan.
  7. Add hot water to the pan, about half way up dishes.
  8. Bake for 33-45 minutes or until set.
  9. Remove ramekins from pan and chill completely.
  10. Caramelize each custard by burning sugar on top or putting under broiler.

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