How to Make Creme Caramel (Upside Down Custard)

Or crème renverse, is a desert known all over the world but in different versions with variation on the name. Easy desert yet impressive, could b prepared well ahead; a convenience for a dinner party

How to Make Creme Caramel (Upside Down Custard) Recipe
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The ramekin special creme caramel.  Or other recipient thst might hold 1.5 litter of liquid

The ramekin special creme caramel. Or other recipient thst might hold 1.5 litter of liquid

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A wire strainer

A wire strainer

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Cooking pot to boil milk

Cooking pot to boil milk

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A pan to make caramel. One can make caramel in a cooking pot or???

A pan to make caramel. One can make caramel in a cooking pot or???

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Put the milk in the pot

Put the milk in the pot

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Cut the vanilla bean in the middle and

Cut the vanilla bean in the middle and

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Scrape the seeds with the top of the knife

Scrape the seeds with the top of the knife

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Add over the milk. Also, You could add the bean in the milk or put it in the sugar so u will have vanilla sugar. Let simmer on low

Add over the milk. Also, You could add the bean in the milk or put it in the sugar so u will have vanilla sugar. Let simmer on low

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Mix the eggs just enough to have a homogeneous mixture. And let stand for 10 mins.. The time to prepare the caramel

Mix the eggs just enough to have a homogeneous mixture. And let stand for 10 mins.. The time to prepare the caramel

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In the pan and on high. Start the caramel by putting 1/4 of the sugar

In the pan and on high. Start the caramel by putting 1/4 of the sugar

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Once the caramel starts, add another 1/4 of the sugar

Once the caramel starts, add another 1/4 of the sugar

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Continue to add sugar until all caramelize

Continue to add sugar until all caramelize

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Coat the recipient with the caramel

Coat the recipient with the caramel

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Bring the milk to a rolling boil

Bring the milk to a rolling boil

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Start adding over the eggs bit by bit stirring constantly.

Start adding over the eggs bit by bit stirring constantly.

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Strain

Strain

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When all the milk is incorporated. Strain to take out all curdling and the vanilla bean

When all the milk is incorporated. Strain to take out all curdling and the vanilla bean

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Pour in the recipient coated with caramel.

Pour in the recipient coated with caramel.

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Put the recipient in a water bath. Bake in a preheated oven 130-140C for 1:30 hr or untill a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.

Put the recipient in a water bath. Bake in a preheated oven 130-140C for 1:30 hr or untill a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.

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Cooled down. Run a knife around to release the custard

Cooled down. Run a knife around to release the custard

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Turn upside down.  A metallic serving dish gives a beautiful reflection of the desert and the transparency of the golden caramel...otherwise any serving dish that holds the liquid caramel.

Turn upside down. A metallic serving dish gives a beautiful reflection of the desert and the transparency of the golden caramel...otherwise any serving dish that holds the liquid caramel.

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It is served with a spoon

It is served with a spoon

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