How to make Strawberry Creme Brulee -

The classic English dessert made extraordinary with strawberries.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Strawberries (स्ट्रॉबेरी), strawberry syrup

Cuisine : British

Course : Desserts

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Strawberry Creme Brulee

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British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Strawberry Creme Brulee Recipe

  • Strawberries 4-6

  • strawberry syrup ¼ cup

  • Fresh cream 500 millilitres

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) for caramelizing + 6 tablespoons

  • Vanilla essence ½ teaspoon

  • Fresh mint leaves 4 for garnishing

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 180º C.

Step 2

Heat cream in a non-stick pan and bring it to a boil. Set aside to cool.

Step 3

Heat sufficient water in a deep non-stick pan to be used as a double boiler.

Step 4

Separate 4 egg yolks from egg whites and put the yolks in a large bowl. Break the remaining egg into it and whisk well.

Step 5

Keep the boil over the boiling water taking care that the water does not touch the base of the bowl and whisk the eggs continuously. Add castor sugar and whisk till sugar dissolves and reaches creamy consistency.

Step 6

Remove from the double boiler and whisk till it cools down a bit. Add warm cream and whisk continuously. Add strawberry syrup and whisk. Add vanilla essence and mix well. Cool down to room temperature.

Step 7

Roughly chop 3-4 strawberries and place in individual ramekin moulds.

Step 8

Strain the custard into another bowl and fill the ramekin moulds with it.

Step 9

Cover each mould with aluminum foil, place them on the baking tray and pour sufficient water into the tray. Put the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.

Step 10

Chop the remaining strawberries for garnishing.

Step 11

Sprinkle some cup castor sugar on each ramekin mould caramelize it with a blow torch till the crust becomes golden. Garnish with chopped strawberries and a fresh mint leaf and serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.