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Crème Caramel

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Method

  • Preheat oven to 100* C (212*F) Fan.

For the caramel

  • Place a pan over medium to low heat.
  • Add the sugar and water. Stir with a spoon until the sugar melts and turns into caramel.
  • When ready, remove from heat.
  • Place 5 disposable aluminum cups that are 6 cm in diameter, in a baking pan.
  • Divide the caramel between the cups, adding about 20 g to each.

For the cream

  • In a bowl, add the eggs, yolks and 35 g of sugar. Whisk until completely combined and set aside.
  • Place a pot over medium to high heat.
  • Add the heavy cream, milk, 35 g of the sugar, orange rind vanilla pod and seeds.
  • As soon as the mixture comes to a boil, remove from heat and gradually add the egg mixture while continuously whisking.
  • Pass the cream through a sieve and pour over the caramel in the dups, dividing evenly.
  • At this point you can use a kitchen torch to burst any bubbles that have been created in the cream.
  • Cover baking pan with aluminum foil and bake for 1 ½ hours.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow to cool.
  • Refrigerate to chill for at least 12-24 hours.
  • To unmold the crème caramel, run a knife around the walls of the aluminum cups so that the crème can be turned out easily. You can also dip the cups in some boiling water.
  • Turn out the cups onto a serving platter.
  • Pour the remaining caramel over them and serve.  

Tip

You can add any kind of fruit or nuts you are in the mood for when serving! You can use chestnuts, raspberries, peanuts or hazelnuts…!!! 

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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

264
Calories (kcal)
13 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

10.7
Total Fat (g)
15 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

5.3
Saturated Fat (g)
26 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

36.0
Total Carbs (g)
14 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

35.9
Sugars (g)
40 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

6.0
Protein (g)
12 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

0.0
Fibre (g)
0 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.16
Sodium (g)
3 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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