Raspberry Creme Brulee
9/1/2011
Raspberry Creme Brulee
Try the Walkers version of a classic dessert!

Ingredients

2 cups whole milk
4 egg yolks
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup heavy cream
1/2 pint Raspberries (fresh)
1 pkg. (5.3 oz) Walkers Shortbread Fingers
light brown sugar, to taste

Directions

Preheat the oven to 300 degrees. Add the milk to a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. While waiting for the milk to boil, add the egg yolks, sugar, and heavy cream to a medium sized bowl. Whisk to combine.

Add 3/4 cup of the boiled milk to the egg mixture, whisking constantly. This tempers the eggs so that they don't cook when you add the rest of the milk. Once incorporated, add the rest of the milk in a steady stream.

Take a box of Walkers Shortbread Fingers. Using a metal spoon, break the shortbread (while still in the plastic package) into fine crumbs. Add the shortbread crumbs to the bottom of four ramekins. Add the raspberries to the ramekins. Pour the custard (the egg and milk mixture) into the ramekins. Be sure to leave some room at the top.

Bake for 40 minutes at 300 degrees, or until a knife inserted into the center of the custard comes out clean. Transfer to a rack and cool to room temperature. Chill the custard for at least two hours.

When ready to caramelize preheat your broiler to high. Sprinkle a thin coating of light brown sugar on each chilled custard. Place under the broiler for 2 minutes or until the sugar is melted and golden brown. (Check on the custard after 1 minute, the broiler works quickly!)

Remove and serve.
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