brulee10Classic and simple but let me tell you, the taste is far away from simple or average. Do you ever wonder how can you trick your basic crème brulee recipe? Well, first of all make sure you have the right amount of egg yolks; you just can’t go cheap here, and then infuse the custard with some lavender and lemon zest. It’s blossoming everywhere right now so pick few sprigs and add them to your desserts.

bruleeI followed the American Test Kitchen advice on the ratio of egg yolks in this recipe and there is no way you can achieve this richness using any other method.

And if you are worried about what to do with all the egg whites, think about meringue cake as a dessert option or a Sunday breakfast egg white omelet with spinach and cherry tomatoes.

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