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Georgia Pecan Crème Brulee

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INGREDIENTS

8 eggs yolks
1 1/4 cups sugar plus 1 cup for caramelizing tops
1 cup cream
1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
1 cup finely ground, toasted Georgia pecans

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. 1
    In a saucepan, combine cream, vanilla and pecans and bring to a simmer. Set aside. Combine eggs and sugar in a mixing bowl and whisk until light and fluffy. Whisk cream mixture into eggs and stir well. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. 2
    Preheat oven to 275°F.
  3. 3
    Strain mixture through a medium strainer. Pour into individual dishes and bake in a water bath until set (about 20 minutes). Place in refrigerator to cool.
  4. 4
    Sprinkle sugar liberally on top of each custard, and then brown with a propane torch or under very hot broiler.

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Timothy Magee

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