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Eggnog Crème Brûlée

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Eggnog Crème Brûlée
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 4 hr 25 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 8
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Enjoy this tasty eggnog crème brûlée topped with brown sugar – a perfect dessert treat!
Updated Oct 19, 2010

Ingredients

  • 3 cups whipping cream
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons dark rum
  • 1 tablespoon brandy
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 325°F. Place eight 6-oz. ramekins or custard cups in 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Heat whipping cream in medium saucepan just to a simmer. Remove from heat.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, combine egg yolks and eggs; beat well. Stir in sugar until combined. With wire whisk, stir in hot whipping cream until well blended. Stir in rum, brandy, vanilla and nutmeg. Pour mixture into ramekins.
  • 3
    Place pan in oven; pour hot water into pan until 1/2 to 3/4-inch up sides of ramekins.
  • 4
    Bake at 325°F. for 30 to 35 minutes or until centers are just set. Carefully remove from oven. Place cups on wire rack to cool. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate at least 3 hours or overnight.
  • 5
    Before serving, place ramekins in 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Top each with 1 tablespoon brown sugar. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until sugar is melted. (Watch closely.) Store in refrigerator.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    To sugar-coat the cooled custards, hold a strainer over each ramekin and press the brown sugar through. The even layer of brown sugar on the custards will melt evenly under the broiler. Ramekins are small, individual-sized baking dishes made of porcelain, earthenware or glass. Look for them at kitchen specialty shops.
  • tip 2
    To make Classic Crème Brûleé, omit the rum, brandy and nutmeg. Increase the vanilla to 1 1/2 teaspoons.

Nutrition Information

490 Calories, 38g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 29g Total Carbohydrate, 29g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
490
Calories from Fat
340
Total Fat
38g
58%
Saturated Fat
22g
110%
Cholesterol
310mg
103%
Sodium
60mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
29g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 6 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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