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Gingerbread Crème Brûlée

Gingerbread Creme Brulee

Entice holiday guests with the creamy decadence and unique gingerbread flavor of this indulgent treat.



  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place Coffee-mate, cream, granulated sugar and salt in medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 4 to 5 minutes or until sugar is dissolved.
  3. Beat egg yolks in medium bowl; gradually whisk cream mixture into egg yolks.
  4. Stir in vanilla extract.
  5. Pour mixture into five 6-ounce custard cups.
  6. Place cups in 13 x 9-inch baking pan; fill pan with hot water to 1-inch depth. Loosely cover with foil.
  7. Bake for 1 hour, 10 minutes or until gently set in center.
  8. Remove to wire rack to cool slightly.
  9. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight.
  10. Heat broiler. Sprinkle each crème brûlée evenly with brown sugar.
  11. Broil for 2 minutes or until sugar is melted and caramelized.
  12. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until topping hardens.

Makes: 5
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 296 minutes

Recipe and photo credit: Nestlé and


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