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Cheeca Lodge Chocolate Creme Brulee



  • 15 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup half-and-half
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 1 quart whipping cream
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate
  • Raw or granulated sugar


  1. Beat egg yolks with the 3/4 cup sugar. Bring half-and-half and vanilla bean to boil. Stir small amount of half-and-half mixture into egg yolk mixture, then return to remaining half-and-half mixture, stirring well to blend.
  2. Stir in whipping cream. Strain.
  3. Shave chocolate (or use chocolate chips) and place in 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Fill with cream mixture. Place dish in large pan filled half full of hot water.
  4. Bake in water bath at 325 degrees F for 60 minutes.
  5. Coat surface evenly with sugar and broil until sugar caramelizes.

Makes 12 generous servings.

Source: Cheeca Lodge - Islamorada, Florida


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