Easy Creme Brulee
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Yummy dairy-free creme brûlée is real! This is the BEST vegan creme brûlée you will ever have!
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Serves: 4-6
  • 1 cup coconut milk from a can
  • ⅔ cup almond milk
  • ⅓ cup cane sugar
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 tsp nutritional yeast
  • seeds scraped from one vanilla bean or 1 tsp extract
  • pinch salt
  • organic white sugar for brulee
  • 4- 2oz or 2- 4oz ramekins
  1. In a small bowl, thoroughly mix almond milk and cornstarch with a whisk or fork and set aside.
  2. In a small to medium sized saucepan, whisk together coconut milk, sugar, nutritional yeast, and salt, and cook over medium-high heat just until boiling.
  3. Reduce the heat to medium and slowly drizzle the cornstarch mixture into the saucepan.
  4. Whisk continuously.
  5. Continue to cook and whisk until the mixture becomes very thick in texture, this should take about 5 minutes.
  6. When this happens, turn off the heat and whisk in the vanilla. Mix well.
  7. Pour the custard evenly into your ramekins, smooth the tops.
  8. Let them cool for 10 minutes; then chill in the refrigerator for 3 hours or overnight.
  9. After your cream has chilled. Sprinkle 1.5 -2 teaspoons white sugar onto each ramekin, and then give it a little shake so that the sugar spreads evenly.
  10. Hold your torch about 3 inches away from the sugar move your torch back and forth to melt the sugar until it bubbles and turns slightly golden. Be sure to move your torch constantly or else you will end up with burnt sugar.
  11. Once you have melted all the sugar on your dish let the crème brûlèe sit for 3 to 5 minutes and serve immediately.
For an extra thick crackly top, add 2 more teaspoons of sugar and repeat the torching process.
Recipe by The Edgy Veg at https://www.theedgyveg.com/2014/04/03/easy-creme-brulee-video/