3-ingredient crème brûlée

3-ingredient crème brûlée

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  • 1
  • Easy
  • 10 minutes
  • 40-50 minutes


  • 1/2 cup vanilla ice cream
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 t castor sugar
  • A handful of blueberries (optional)

Cooking Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 160°C.
2. Melt the ice cream and mix thoroughly with the egg yolk. Place in a ramekin. Drop in a handful of blueberries, if using.
3. Place the ramekin in a water bath. Bake for 40-50 minutes.
4. Sprinkle over the sugar, and melt with a blowtorch.

Cook’s note: This recipe is based on a popular TikTok hack. The result is an eggy, baked custard – somewhat sweeter than a traditional crème brûlée. If you’ve got the time, we recommend making the real thing, but this is an easy pudding for one if you’ve got a craving.

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Katharine Pope Recipe by: Katharine Pope
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TASTE's head of digital is an adventurous, if somewhat haphazard cook. Her best recipes are family classics, passed down from her mother's flipfile.

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