Creme Brulee With Lemon And Lime Shorties Recipe

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Creme Brulee with lemon and lime shorties

Jennifer Ellis

By
@Sminuet

This is from my new cook book, given to me by one of my very good friends, Kirsty, "Hostess with the Mostess


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
*plus 3 1/2 hrs for chilling*
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 20 Min

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
heavy (double) cream
1
vanilla bean, split
6
egg yolks
3 Tbsp
sugar
1 1/2 c
confectioners sugar, sifted

FOR THE SHORTIES..

1 c
all pourpose flour
4 Tbsp
cornstarch
4 Tbsp
sugar
1
each, grated peel of lemon and lime
1/2 c
unsalted butter

Step-By-Step

1Heat the cream with the vanilla bean until it reaches boiling point. Whisk the egg yolks with the granulated sugar and pour the mixture over the hot cream

2Stir the mixture over a low heat until it thickens enough to coat the back of a wooden spoon, Strain into a pitcher, then pour into six ramekins.

3Stand the ramekins in a roasting pan half full of water and cook in a preheated oven, 300 F, for 1 hour, Let cool, then chill for at least 3 hours. Just before serving, dust thickly with confectioners' sugar. Place the ramekins Under a preheated broiler for 3-4 minutes.

4Make the shorties while the creme brulees are baking: mix together the flour, cornstarch, sugar and lemon and lime peel. Rub in the butter, then bring the crumbs together to form a smooth ball. Roll out onto a lightly floured surface and stamp out 12-14 rounds with a 3 inch cookie cutter.

5Place on a nonstick cookie sheet and cook in a preheated oven 325 F. for 20 min until goldent. Let cool until crisp and store in an airtight container until ready to serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts