Maple Crème Brûlée

 

 

Serves 8 Preparation and cooking time: 50 min

Ingredients

  • 9 egg yolks
  • 1 L (4 cups) heavy cream (35% M.F.)
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) maple syrup
  • 35 ml (2 Tbsp) pure malt scotch whiskey
  • Pure granulated maple sugar to sprinkle on top

Method
Preheat oven to 180o C (350
o F). In a large bowl, beat the egg yolks with the cream, the syrup and the scotch. Pour the mixture into a saucepan and bring to a simmer. Strain and pour into 8 large custard cups. Place the custard cups in a bain-marie and bake for 30 to 40 min, until the custard is firm. Remove the custards from the water bath and chill them.

Just before serving, sprinkle with granulated maple sugar and put under the grill until golden.