Creme Brulee

4 cups heavy cream  or 4 cups of half-and-half

1/2 cup sugar

2 pinch salt

2 teaspoon vanilla extract

6 egg yolk

1) Preheat oven to 350 degree & line bottom of a large baking pan with a damp kitchen cloth.

2) Bring a large pot of water to boil.

3) Beat yolk, vanilla extract, sugar, salt until smooth.  Add heavy cream or half and half and combine.

4) Pour mixture into six 6 oz ramekins.  Each is about 2.5 ladles worth of creme brulee mixture.

5) Place ramekins on towel in baking dish & place dish on oven rack.  Pour boiling water into dish to
halfway up the sides os the ramekins.

4) Bake 25-30 minutes until custard is just set.  Cool custard & refrigerated 4-6 hours.

5) Before serving, sprinkle 1 tablespoon brown sugar or cane sugar over each custard.  Use a kitchen torch or oven broiler
to brown top, 2-3 minutes.

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