salted caramel custard

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By barbara lentz
from beulah, MI

This custard is rich and delicious. Love the addition of salt on the top. YUM

serves 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For salted caramel custard

  • 4 Tbsp
  • 3/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2
    vanilla bean split lengthwise
  • 1 3/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 3/4 c
    whole milk
  • 6 lg
    egg yolks
  • maldon sea salt

How To Make salted caramel custard

  • 1
    Preheat oven 325 degrees
  • 2
    Place 6 ramkins in large baking pan.
  • 3
    In a large saucepan melt butter. Whisk in brown sugar and salt. Scrape vanilla seeds and add to mixture. Stir over medium heat for 5 minutes until mixture is the texture of sand.
  • 4
    Reduce heat to low. slowly pour in heavy cream whisking constantly. Mixture may seize just keep whisking. Whisk in whole milk.. Remove from heat. Whisk in egg yolks all at once whisking fast so they don't cook.
  • 5
    Pour into prepared ramkins. Pour hot water around ramkins in pan 1/2 way up the ramkins. Cover with foil and bake for 50 minutes.
  • 6
    Sprinkle with sea salt to serve

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