Classic Crème Brûlée

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By Joanne Chang

Published 2010

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Many people think making crème brûlée at home is beyond their reach, but they are mistaken. My theory is that crème brûlée appears on so many restaurant dessert menus not only because it’s so darn delicious, but also because it’s really simple to make. I’ve yet to work in a restaurant or bakery that didn’t offer crème brûlée in some form or another. Because it’s such an iconic dessert, pastry chefs like to add their own signature element by flavoring it, layering it within a dessert, or oth