"Creme caramel belongs on the short list for ‘World's Greatest Dessert.' The way the almost-burnt caramel layer gets fused on, and becomes one with, the creamy custard is nothing short of magic." — Chef John
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(scant) white sugar
large egg yolks
orange cognac (such as Grand Marnier®)
This is one of the best things I have ever put in my mouth. Ever. I am amazed by and in love with this recipe. Your eyes will roll back in your head, and you will say "Oh. My. God."
Tried this and it taste amazing! and simple to make too for a first timer like me. Thx Chef John!
Amazing and delectable. One of the best desserts I have ever tasted, let alone cooked. I was a bit scared of making the caramel, but it was easier than making a pancake. Really a stunning (and stunningly easy) dessert.
Wonderful!! I was really intimidated by the thought of caramelizing sugar but I survived and did it correctly!! The taste and texture of this dessert is amazing. I will definitely make this again! Thank you for your recipe and the video that showed me exactly how to do it.
Outstanding instructional video.
Made this for my wife she like it very much and me as well. I will make this dessert again no doubt thus is a winner. Raja
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Chef John's Creme Caramel
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 151
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