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Simple Creme Anglaise Recipe

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Serves 12

This simple recipe will savour all of your sweet dishes. This is a perfect accompaniement to any desserts. Or pefectly scrumptious on its own.

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Ingredients

  • 235 ml heavy cream
  • 10 ml vanilla extract
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 65 g white sugar

Method

    1. In a small, heavy saucepan, heat cream and vanilla until bubbles form at edges.
    2. While cream is heating, whisk together egg yolks and sugar until smooth. Slowly pour 1/2 cup of hot milk mixture into egg yolks, whisking constantly. Gradually add egg yolk mixture back to remaining milk mixture, whisking constantly. Continue to cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture coats the back of a spoon.

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ECT
5th May, 2014
5.05
Very nice little recipe - relatively easy (just take it easy with the heat under the saucepan). Really creamy and absolutely delicious!
tafanassieff
25th Apr, 2013
5.05
Lovley! I made a stawberry tart and used the creme anglaise to go on the top of the pastry, popped the stawberries on top and glazed them with warm stawberry jam. It lasted 5 mins my family loved it. Thanks for the recipe.
mariamtherese
24th Aug, 2009
By the way instead of the heavy cream you can also use milk as a substitute. But trust me the cream will make your creme anglaise thick and desirable!
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