1 cup dark brown sugar
6eggs + 2 yolks
375ml cream or evaporated milk
2 tablespoons lime or lemon zest (optional)
4-5 thin slices of lime to garnish (optional)
serves 4 preparation time 15mins + 3-4 chilling time Cooking time: 1hr
How to make creme caramel
- Combine sugar & water in a saucepan. Allow the sugar to melt over low heat until a syrup forms. Pour immediately into a loaf pan or casserole. Swirl the pan or dish to coat the bottom evenly. Set aside.
- Lightly beat eggs & egg yolks into mixing bowl. Add sugar & cream/evaporated milk & stir. Strain the mixture into the loaf pan or casserole. Stir in the lime or lemon zest.
- Cover the pan or dish with aluminium foil. Place in a steamer for about an hr or until the caramel is firm to the touch. Set aside to cool.
- To serve, run a spatula or knife along the edge of the pan or dish to loosen the caramel. Turn out onto a serving plate & garnish with lime slices, if desired.