Vanilla Crème Brûlée, who doesn’t love it! Beautifully light custard with the layer of caramelised sugar, mmm cuddle in a ramekin 🙂 .
Last week was our 9th wedding anniversary. Nine years of married bliss and where has the time gone? Nine years and two kids later but still going and even laughing at each others jokes 😉 (mine are not really funny so it must be love right?)
Our actual anniversary date fell mid week this year so we decided to go for a low-key, home cooked meal after kids had gone to bed (we decided to leave big celebrations for next year, you know big 10!). My husband offered to cook us a meal, Red Thai Curry With Prawns which was absolutely delicious. He even made his own paste from scratch, I was really impressed.
I was on dessert duty and wanted to make something nice and light to contradict spicy curry and I settled for Vanilla Crème Brûlée. All crème brûlée recipes are fairly similar but I always go for the one by River Cottage & Hugh Fearnley -Whittingstal which is super easy and never fails.
Don’t fret if you do not own the blow torch as you can always finish them off under the grill.
This gorgeous little dessert is perfect to finish any special occasion with whether it’s a birthday, anniversary or perhaps Valentine’s Day meal! It’s easy to make and most of all it simply needs to be made in advance up to the point of caramelisation, so not much hassle on the night at all!
If you are after some more impressive desserts why not check out my Chocolate Brioche Pudding with Raspberries or perhaps this fantastic and ever so popular Baked Lemon Curd Cheesecake. Alternatively, this Easy No Bake Stem Ginger Cheesecake would be a perfect make-ahead dessert with hands on time of only 20 min! Make it, pop it in the fridge and forget about kind of dessert!
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