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Vanilla Pot de Crème Recipe – Le Gourmet TV | Best Recipe Videos.com
Pot de Crème… this is the lowly custard’s, uptown cousin. A melt in your mouth, flavour and texture winner. We avoid the problems that crop up when cooking these in the traditional manner - which is over cooking. Over cooked pot de crème will have a grainy texture, that completely ruins the desert… but using a sous vide water oven prevents this common mistake. The second thing to watch out for are air bubbles. You need to whisk, but don’t be overly vigorous; and make sure that you allow for the resting time to dissipate any trapped air. Hang on to your hat! Ingredients: ½ vanilla bean 600 mL whipping (35%) cream 16 egg yolk 135 mL granulated Sugar Maple syrup for drizzle YIELD
6 servings (1L) Method: Split vanilla pod and scrape out seeds. Heat cream, vanilla seeds and pod over medium heat to 158 °F / 70 °C. Whisk yolks, and sugar until smooth. Slowly pour cream into the egg mixture 'tempering' the eggs. Strain the mixture to remove any 'cooked' egg, and vanilla pod. Allow to rest at