A true crème brûlée is caramelized with cane sugar. Learn all of the secrets to this classic French dissert with this video.
Step 1: Crème Brûlée Custard
Add the vanilla-infused milk, followed by the light cream. Whisk everything together. Pass through a chinois. Place the crème brulée dishes on a very flat baking sheet. Fill 4/5 of the way full. Transfer the baking sheet to the oven. Bake for about 1 hour 30 minutes. Check that they are cooked by gently shaking the dishes. The crème brulée should wobble slightly. Transfer to a rack and cool quickly.
Step 2: Finishing
Sprinkle the surface of the crème brulée with cane sugar. Use a blowtorch to caramelize the surface. Depending your preference, caramelize once or twice.
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