Lime & Lavender Crème Brûlée

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What a stunning treat this one turned out to be! With it’s hard caramelised top, (which by the way makes the most amazing sound when cracked through with a spoon), and it’s delicious creamy mouse texture inside, our Lime & Lavender Crème Brûlée is just gorgeous! Traditionally flavoured with vanilla, we’ve knocked it up a notch with our Lime & Lavender chocolate, it’s the perfect dessert for all you floral lovers!

 

Preheat the oven to 150C / gas mark 2 and gather your ingredients.

For the Crème Brûlée you will need:

 

Step 1

Place the cream and milk in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Meanwhile, combine the egg yolks and sugar in a bowl, and whisk until pale in colour.

 

Step 2

When the cream and milk boils, gradually pour it onto the egg mixture, whisking continually.

 

Step 3

Break the chocolate into small pieces and add to the mix, stirring gently until it is all melted, then pass it through a sieve into a jug.

 

Step 4

Place four ramekins into a deep baking tray, then carefully divide the mix between them. Pour hot water into the tray up to around 1/3 of the way up the ramekins.

 

Step 5

Place in the oven for about 25 mins until the mixture is just set. To check, carefully sway the tray – they should wobble slightly in the centre.

Allow to cool for 10 mins before placing in the fridge overnight.

 

Step 6

When ready to serve, sprinkle each one with 2tsp sugar, and gently glaze with a blowtorch or under a hot grill until caramelised and golden. Allow the sugar to cool and harden for 5 mins before serving. Delicious!

 

Remember, you can replace the Lime & Lavender chocolate bar with any of our delicious flavoured bars that you have handy.

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Let us know how your Choc affair Lime & Lavender Crème Brûlée went at /ChocAffair@ChocAffairUK or at choc.affair.


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