Creme Caramel


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Delicious and creamy custard made with milk, sugar, eggs and vanilla essence topped with caramel.

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1 cup sugar
1/4 cup water

4 cups milk, warmed
1/2 cup sugar
6 eggs
1 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
To make caramel:-

    To make caramel:-
  1. Preheat oven to 180 c(350 f).brush eight 1/2 cup capacity ramekins with melted butter.
  2. Place sugar and water in medium pan,stir over low heat until sugar dissolves.
  3. Bring to boil,reduce heat and simmer 5 mins-10 mins or until mixture turns caramel.
  4. Remove from heat.pour a little hot mixture over base of prepared dishes and swirl to cover base.

To make custard:-

    To make custard:-
  1. Place the milk and sugar in a pan and stir gently over low heat until sugar has diissolved.
  2. Whisk together eggs and vanilla essence for 2 mins,stir well in warm milk.strain mixture into jug.
  3. Divide eggs and milk mixture between the ramekins moulds and place them in a baking dish.
  4. Pour in hot water in the baking dish to come halfway up the sides.
  5. Bake for 30 mins.until custard is set and a knife comes out clean when inserted.
  6. Cool,refrigerate atleast 6 hours before serving.
  7. To unmould,run a knife around the edge of each custard and gently upturn onto the serving plate.
  8. Shake gently if necessary.
  9. Serve with whipped cream and strawberries if liked.

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This recipe was contributed by samsyd on 22 Oct 2005

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