This recipe is from episode 27 of Good Chef Bad Chef.


  • 1 vanilla bean

  • 600 ml cream

  • 8 egg yolks (55 gram eggs)

  • ½ cup sugar (125 ml)

  • 1 tbsp sugar to caramelise


  • 1.

    Split and scrape vanilla bean. Heat cream and vanilla, just to the boil.

  • 2.

    Let it stand for 2 min.

  • 3.

    Combine yolks and sugar. Do not incorporate any air.

  • 4.

    Ladle cream onto yolks/sugar and slowly mix with a wooden spoon.

  • 5.

    Strain and pour into cups.

  • 6.

    Bake in a Bain Marie with lid on for approximately 1 hour at 160°C. Cool in fridge for 3 – 4 hours.

  • 7.

    Using a blowtorch, caramelise 1 tbsp sugar into crème brûlée.


Be careful not to incorporate air into the brûlées.

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Posted by Report
Amazing.. Who would have thought I could cook like this. Hubby and kids are wrapped!
Posted by BlokeReport
Sooo easy! Make sure you use small eggs, this recipe is foolproof :)