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Crema catalana, spanish custard - video recipe!

Dessert
4 servings
20 min
5 min
Very Easy
A typical dessert from the Barcelona region, this custard flavored with cinnamon and anise will enchant you!

Ingredients

Number of serving: 4
2 cups milk

4 egg yolks

1 cinnamon stick

1 lemon peel (organic)

1/3 cup sugar

1 oz cornflour

White sugar to caramelize

Preparation

  • Step 1 - Crema catalana, Spanish custard - Video recipe!
    Bring the milk to a boil, with the cinnamon stick and the lemon peel in it. Then, let it infuse for a few minutes.
  • Step 2 - Crema catalana, Spanish custard - Video recipe!
    Beat the yolks with the sugar until it gets creamy. Add the cornflour and mix.
  • Step 3 - Crema catalana, Spanish custard - Video recipe!
    Take the cinnamon stick and the peel out of the milk, then gradually pour it in the yolk mix, while stirring.
  • Step 4 - Crema catalana, Spanish custard - Video recipe!
    Pour it all back in the pot, then put it on medium heat and constantly stir until the mix thickens. (around 5 minutes).
  • Step 5 - Crema catalana, Spanish custard - Video recipe!
    Pour the cream directly in the ramekins, and put in the fridge for at leat 2 hours.
  • Step 6 - Crema catalana, Spanish custard - Video recipe!
    Sprinkle each cream with some white sugar, and use a torch to caramelize it. You can also put it 5 to 10 minutes in the oven with the gril function.
  • Step 7 - Crema catalana, Spanish custard - Video recipe!
    There you are, your crema catalana are ready!

Video

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Photos

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Observations:

Crème pâtissière : une recette très proche de notre traditionnelle crème pâtissière, même si les proportions sont différentes :-)





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