YumYum Divas YumYum Recipes: Chocolate Banana Creme Brulee, contributed by TwinLakesChef

Recipe Title: Chocolate Banana Creme Brulee

Contributed by: TwinLakesChef

List of Ingredients
1/2 cup plus 2 T milk
3/4 cup heavy cream
3 1/2 oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped fine
5 large egg yolks
1/3 cup granulated sugar
2 bananas
6 T brown sugar

Preparation
In a sauce pan, over medium heat, bring the milk and cream to just under a boil, stirring constantly. Add the chopped chocolate, turn off heat, and stir until dissolved.

In a bowl, beat the egg yolks and granulated sugar until yolks are light yellow. Continue beating while gradually pouring in the milk/chocolate mixture. Set aside.

Put 6 4 oz. ramekins or custard cups in a rectangular baking pan. Divide the mixture evenly between them. Open the oven and set the pan on the rack. Pour boiling water into pan until it reaches halfway up the sides of the ramekins. Bake in this hot water bath 50- 60 minutes or until set.

Transfer to a baking sheet and let cool to room temperature. Refrigerate until serving time.

At serving time, turn on the broiler. Thinly slice bananas and arrange on top of the individual ramekins; sprinkle 1 T brown sugar over each and broil until carmelized.

At

Cooking Time & Temperature
275 degrees F. for 50-60 minutes After adding sliced bananas & brown sugar broil 1-2 minutes until sugar is carmelized. Alternatively, a chef's torch may be used to carmelize.

Number of Servings: 6

Cookbook Category
Dessert

General Cooking/Prep Method
Bake
Broil

Extra Features of Recipe
Difficulty Level-Moderate

Good for Season/Celebration/Holiday
Birthday
Formal Dinner Party
Gourmet Dinner Club
Valentine

Tested & Approved Recipe
Yes!

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