Coffee creme caramel

    7 hours

    Adding coffee to a traditional crème caramel takes it to the next level in flavour. Make the crème caramels the day before so you have a dessert already made, making entertaining friends easier.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 220g caster sugar
    • 6 eggs
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons instant coffee granules
    • 300ml double cream
    • 330ml milk

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Extra time:6hr chilling  ›  Ready in:7hr 

    1. Preheat oven to 160 C / Gas 3. Lightly grease 4 small (250ml) souffle or ramekin dishes. Place in a deep roasting tray.
    2. Combine 150g of the sugar and 125ml water in a medium saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring, without boiling, until sugar dissolves. Increase heat to medium-high. Bring to the boil. Boil, without stirring, for 5-7 minutes or until mixture is a deep caramel colour. Remove from heat and allow bubbles to subside. Pour sauce into prepared dishes.
    3. Whisk the eggs and remaining sugar in a large bowl. Stir the coffee and 2 tablespoons boiling water in a small saucepan over medium heat until dissolved. Stir in cream and milk and bring to the boil. Whisking constantly, pour hot milk mixture into egg mixture. Strain mixture into a jug. Pour into souffle dishes.
    4. Add enough boiling water in baking dish to come half way up side of dishes. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until just set. Remove creme caramels from baking dish. Cool for 10 minutes. Cover. Place in fridge for 6 hours or until cold.
    5. Gently run a sharp knife around the edge of crème caramels. Invert onto serving plates. Serve.

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