Wednesday, April 20, 2005
Bite with Belkys: Creme Brulee From Wish Restaurant
It's a "delectable dessert" found at fancy restaurants. But now you can treat yourself in the comfort of your own home. Most of us usually prefer to leave complicated baking to the experts. But tonight we've got a recipe for creme brulee that's simple and delicious! Time to grab a bite.
The Chef: Michael Bloise
The Restaurant: Wish
The Dish: Creme Brulee
- 7 cups heavy cream
- 12 oz. granulated sugar
- 1 vanilla bean, split or 2 tbps vanilla extract
- 14 egg yolks
- 1 whole egg
- 11/2 salt
- 2 servings espresso
-Separate the egg yolks from the egg whites.
-Mix the vanilla extract or beans with the sugar with your fingertips until well blended.
-Combine the yolks, whole egg, and the sugar until blended.|
-Heat the cream until scolding and remove from the heat.
-Add the espresso shots to the cream and slowly add the egg/sugar mixture while stirring.
-Add some salt to the mix.
-Once the mix is ready, pour it on traditional creme brulee ramekins or a shallow dish.
-Place the ramekins on a baking pan and fill them almost to the top.
-Put the baking pan on a 350 degree oven for 20-25 minutes and add water to it so the heat disperses evenly. Rotate the sheet once every ten minutes.
-Once its out of the oven, put in on the refrigerator for two hours until it chills.
-Once its chilled spread some sugar on top and with a blowtorch burn the sugar until it caramelizes and creates a hard top layer.
-Garnish the creme brulee with any tropical fruit and some mint leaves.
-You can replace the espresso shots with fruit juice or chocolate.
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Miami, FL 33139