Classic crème caramel

Published on by inhel

This is a delicious light recipe of crème caramel i found on cooking light website . I modified it a little bit.


Yield

6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3  cup  sugar
  • 3  tablespoons  water
  • Cooking spray
  • 3  large eggs
  • 1  large egg white
  • 2  cups  2% reduced-fat milk
  • 1  tablespoon  vanilla extract
  • 2/3  cup  sugar ( I used 1/4 cup of sugar)
  • 1/8  teaspoon  salt
  • Fresh raspberries (optional)

Preparation

Preheat oven to 325°.

Combine 1/3 cup sugar and 3 tablespoons water in a small, heavy saucepan over medium-high heat; cook until sugar dissolves, stirring frequently. Continue cooking an additional 4 minutes or until golden. Immediately pour into 6 (6-ounce) ramekins or custard cups coated with cooking spray, tilting each cup quickly until caramelized sugar coats bottom of cup. Set aside.

Beat eggs and egg white in a medium bowl with a whisk. Stir in milk, vanilla, 2/3 cup sugar, and salt. Divide the mixture evenly among prepared custard cups. Place cups in a 13 x 9-inch baking pan, and add hot water to pan to a depth of 1 inch. Bake at 325° for 50 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean. Remove cups from pan. Cover and chill at least 4 hours.

Loosen edges of custards with a knife or rubber spatula. Place a dessert plate, upside down, on top of each cup; invert onto plates. Drizzle any remaining caramelized syrup over custards. Garnish with raspberries, if desired.

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