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Grand Marnier Crème Brulee Recipe
Desserts
Date: November 16, 2015

While Crème Brulee can be an intimidating dish for some, it's very much worth the work! Follow our simple recipe and you'll be sure to make a delicious dessert. The orange flavor of the Grand Marnier perks up this Crème Brulee.

Ingredients:
  • 9 egg yolks
  • 1 quart + 1 pint heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup Grand Marnier
  • ¾ cup + ¼ cup sugar + as needed for brulee
  • Zest of 1 medium orange + zest of 1 medium orang
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 tsp vanilla
  • Pinch of salt
Preparation Steps:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Heat 1 quart heavy cream, zest of 1 orange, and ¾ cup sugar in saucepan over medium heat.
  3. Whisk yolks until they are a pale yellow.
  4. Slowly temper cream into yolks. (One ladle at a time)
  5. Add Grand Marnier, 1 tbsp. vanilla, and pinch of salt.
  6. Ladle into ramekins.
  7. Place ramekins on a sheet pan, fill sheet pan with water bath.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes, or until set.
  9. Cool for at least 4 hours.
  10. Combine 1 pint heavy cream, 1 tsp vanilla, and zest of 1 orange. Whisk until stiff peaks are formed.
  11. Sprinkle with a thin layer of sugar and caramelize with a torch.
  12. Garnish with 1 tbsp. orange whipped cream.

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