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Herbed Custard Brulee
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Delicate custard scented with fresh herbs and topped with caramelized brown sugar.

Rating:
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 151.6
Total Carbs 25.6 g
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
Sugars 24.9 g
Total Fat 1.7 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Potassium 91.0 mg
Protein 10.3 g
Sodium 145.4 mg
Dietary Exchanges
, 1/2 Meat , 1/2 Milk , 1 Other Carbs , 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

3 cup  fat free milk
2 tbsp  fresh basil
2 tbsp  fresh cilantro
2 tbsp  fresh tarragon
2 each  eggs
6 each  egg whites
0 1/2 cup  sugar
3 tbsp  packed light brown sugar
Directions
  1. Heat milk in a pot with basil, cilantro, and tarragon; bring to a boil. Take pot off of heat, place lid on pot, and let rest 10 minutes. Strain and dispose of herbs.
  2. Whisk eggs, egg whites, and granulated sugar 5 minutes or until mixture is pale yellow. Slowly whisk milk mixture into egg mixture. Spoon mixture into 8 custard cups.
  3. Arrange cups in a roasting pan and place in the middle rack of an oven; pour 2 inches of water in pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes or until a knife comes out clean. Take cups out of roasting pan and let cool to room temperature. Chill 2 to 4 hours.
  4. Reduce oven temperature to 150 degrees F. Sprinkle brown sugar in a baking dish and bake 10 minutes or until moisture is evaporated. Do not melt sugar.
  5. Switch oven to broil. Top each custard cup with brown sugar. Arrange custard cups on a cookie sheet and broil 2 to 3 minutes or until sugar is caramelized.

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