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Rebekah’s Crème Brulee with Homemade Vanilla Bean Icecream

Try Kate's dessert from week 4 of COME DINE WITH ME AUSTRALIA series 2.


  • 600ml cream

  • 12 egg yolks

  • 150g castor sugar

  • 1 vanilla bean

  • Homemade Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

  • 800ml cream

  • 8 egg yolks

  • 125g castor sugar

  • 2 vanilla beans

  • Fresh Summer Berries

  • 1 punnet fresh blue berries

  • 1 punnet fresh raspberries


  • 1.

    Split vanilla bean lengthwise and scrape insides into the cream and scald

  • 2.

    Put egg yolks and sugar into bowl and whisk until thick and creamy

  • 3.

    Pour hot cream onto mixture while whisking, return to saucepan and cook gently while stirring until mixture coats the back of your spoon

  • 4.

    Pour into moulds and chill very well preferably overnight

  • 5.

    Sprinkle extra sugar over the top and caramelize with a blow torch to serve

  • Homemade Vanilla Bean Ice Cream:

  • 1.

    Combine cream in a saucepan together with the scraped insides of 2 vanilla beans and leave to stand

  • 2.

    Whisk the egg yolks and sugar together until thick and creamy

  • 3.

    Scald the cream mixture and pour into egg mixture

  • 4.

    Pour every thing back into the saucepan and cook gently until it thickens

  • 5.

    Pour into ice cream churn and churn for 30 minutes

  • To serve:

  • 1.

    Assemble Trio with a scoop of ice cream and pot of crème brulee and a pyramid of fresh berries

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Posted by aussiepeteReport
I Love this recipe,when i buy my new icecream churner this will be one of the 1st icecreams i make.
In case anyone in aussie have not noticed yet,to buy a one Ltr of GOOD Vannila icecream it now
cost about $8.00 a ltr which is why iam going to start makeing my own.
My way of thinking is if you can make a good vanilla Icecream,then you will become better at makeing icecream in genral...BUT you have got to use REAL Vannilla Beans & not buy imatation vanilla essance