Recipe by Chef John
"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."
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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!
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.
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.
Lovely dessert to impress people. I used heavy cream instead of creme fraiche and vanilla and orange extracts instead of orange cognac.
Instead of using eggs , I use castard powder 3 TBSP . Turn out perfect n delicious .
Great video and great recipe! Thank you, I abosulutely love this desert.
I chill it before serve, the problem is when it chilled the caramel stick on the bottom of the ramekins, caramel is glass-like, it's a pity not only can't eat the creme with more caramel, but also very hard to wash them down. the taste is Soooo delicious!
* 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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