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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

- 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

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Step 1

Bring the milk to a boil, with the cinnamon stick and the lemon peel in it. Then, let it infuse for a few minutes.
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Step 2

Beat the yolks with the sugar until it gets creamy. Add the cornflour and mix.
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Step 3

Take the cinnamon stick and the peel out of the milk, then gradually pour it in the yolk mix, while stirring.
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Step 4

Pour it all back in the pot, then put it on medium heat and constantly stir until the mix thickens. (around 5 minutes).
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Step 5

Pour the cream directly in the ramekins, and put in the fridge for at leat 2 hours.
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Step 6

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.
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Step 7

There you are, your crema catalana are ready!

Video

Observations:

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







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