burnt custard cream

img_7970Burnt Custard Cream

2 cups heavy whipping cream

4 egg yolks

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

granulated sugar for topping

Heat cream over low heat until bubbles begin to form around edge of pan.

Beat egg yolks and sugar together until thick, about 3 minutes.  Gradually beat cream into egg yolk mixture.  Stir in vanilla.

Butter six- six ounce custard cups.  Pour mixture into cups.  Place cups into baking dish.  Add 1/2 water to dish.

Bake in 350 degree oven until custard has set.  Remove cups from water and refrigerate until chilled.

Sprinkle each chilled custard cup with about 2 teaspoons granulated sugar.  Place on oven rack under high broiler and broil until sugar is toasted.

Chill before serving.

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