Crème Brûlée

So I have this torch that I have been wanting to use! And I Finally got to! I have always wanted to make Creme Brulee. It IS my favorite dessert ya know! So I made it to go with the fabulous dinner I made this past weekend.
For Dave LOL
I bought these pretty little ramekins JUST to make this dessert! (Thank you World Market/Cost Plus I love you)
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You know I had to do it!
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recipe
4 cups Heavy Cream
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1 whole Vanilla Bean
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10 whole Egg Yolks
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¾ cups Sugar
6 Tablespoons Superfine (Baker’s) Sugar

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Pour the cream into the saucepan.
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Add vanilla and simmer over medium-low heat.
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Whip egg yolks with the sugar until pale yellow and thick.
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Strain cream using a fine mesh strainer.

Whip yolks while you very slowly drizzle in 1 cup of warm cream.
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Go slowly so as not to cook the eggs! Once the first cup is added, you can add the rest of the cream slowly.
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Place ramekins onto a rimmed baking sheet. Pour custard mixture into ramekins.
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Pour water in bottom of baking sheet until it comes halfway up the ramekins. Bake for 30 minutes, or until just set. Do not allow to get brown.

Cool ramekins on countertop, then chill for at least 2-3 hours, covered in plastic wrap.
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To serve, sprinkle 1 tablespoon over each ramekins of custard. Use a kitchen torch to quickly (but carefully) brown the sugar. There should be a thin, crisp surface of burned sugar on the top.
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Serve immediately!
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