Spiced Bergamot Crème Brûlée
Crème brûlée is a rich and creamy dessert that consists of a custard base that is topped with a layer of caramelized sugar.
This recipe is nearly as easy as a classic crème brûlée. The added twist of spices and bergamot give it an extra something magical, making it perfect for a dinner party or any special event.
Custard-based desserts are a staple in French cuisine. This is an aromatic and modified version of a classic crème brûlée.
Add 250 ml of heavy cream to a heavy bottom pot
Add 250 ml of coconut milk
Add 40 g of white sugar
Add the zest of 1 orange
Turn on heat to low. Add 2 drops of essential ginger oil and whisk. Once warm to the touch, remove from heat
Pour the mixture into a container. Let it sit for 30m until the flavors are infused
Add 120 g of egg yolks to a bowl
Add 40 g of coconut sugar and mix
Slowly add the liquid mixture and gently whisk to incorporate
Transfer to a container. Place the mixture in the refrigerator for 12 hours
Pre-heat the oven to 300 ºF
Pour the mixture into 6 serving bowls
Place in a deep tray and fill halfway with water. Bake in the oven at 300 ºF for 30-45m until is it slightly loose in the center
Check that the crème brûlée is almost set
Let the ramekins cool slightly at room temperature. Place in the refrigerator until completely cold
Add 2 drops of essential bergamot oil to 80 g of coconut sugar
Mix the oil into the coconut sugar to fully incorporate
Sprinkle the bergamot sugar on the crème brûlée, forming a thin and uniform layer
Caramelize the surface with a blowtorch until deep brown
The Spiced Bergamot Crème Brûlée is ready. Serve it immediately and enjoy!!
Yield 6 people
Bergamot Essential Oil2 drops
Coconut Milk250 ml
Coconut Sugar80 g
Ginger Essential Oil2 drops
Egg Yolk120 g
Heavy Cream250 ml
White Sugar40 g