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White Chocolate & Rosemary Crème Brulée Recipe

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White Chocolate & Rosemary Crème Brulée Recipe - BirdsParty.com

We're starting the week on a sweet note. 
Is there a better way?! I think not ;)

Especially when it concerns one of my all-time favorite desserts: Crème Brulée!

Seriously, I could eat it all day long.
And so for the sake of variety, and keeping this classic up to date, I like to experiment!

White Chocolate & Rosemary Crème Brulée Recipe - BirdsParty.com

And experimenting usually comes in the form of infusing different flavors, or/and in the technique I use to get the results.

At time like these, it feel like my kitchen transforms into a lab...which is totally a welcome feeling that appeals to my scientific (nerdy) background ;)

White Chocolate & Rosemary Crème Brulée Recipe - BirdsParty.com

Anywho, this crème brulée combo of white chocolate infused with rosemary was truly one of my most enjoyable experiments! And I partnered once again with NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® for their creamy, vanilla-flavored Premier White morsels. 

The white chocolate is rich and delicious, and perfectly flavored to help update my popular recipe!

White Chocolate & Rosemary Crème Brulée Recipe - BirdsParty.com

White chocolate can totally stand up to stronger flavors, like mint.
And at first, I did consider adding mint, but just didn't seem exciting enough...

So taking inspiration from my herb garden, I decide to try rosemary instead.
My, oh my! Delicious, creamy, sweet and sophisticated. That's how I can describe it. 

Who knew a basic 'custard' could be so refined and make your taste-buds dance?!

The rosemary give a subtle hint of floral, with savory notes, which help balance and marries gorgeously with the vanilla sweet taste of the NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE®  Premium White Morsels.

White Chocolate & Rosemary Crème Brulée Recipe - BirdsParty.com

My kids actually jumped up and down when I told them there was crème brulée for dessert!
And devoured their portions in record time, so I guess the flavors pass the test of even the smallest food-critics ;)

So here's my White Chocolate & Rosemary Crème Brulée recipe.
Be warned: once you try it, you may never go back to your regular recipe!

White Chocolate & Rosemary Crème Brulée Recipe - BirdsParty.com

White Chocolate & Rosemary Crème Brulée Recipe


Makes 4-6

* 100 g or 3.5 oz of Nestlé® Toll House Premier White Morsels
* 550 ml or 19 fl oz of thick or double cream
* The leaves from 2 sprigs (about 4 inches or 15 cm in length) of Rosemary
* 6 Egg yolks
* 30 g or 2 tablespoons of white sugar
* 2 teaspoons extra white sugar per person for topping






Directions:

1) In a pan on low heat, add cream, the Nestlé® Toll House Premier White Morsels, rosemary leaves until chocolate has melted
2) Take pan off the heat and let it infuse for 5 minutes.
3) Preheat your oven to 260 deg C or 320 Fahrenheit, gas mark 3.
4) Beat egg yolks and 30 g of sugar with a whisk, until creamy and pale in color.
5) Stir the cream into the egg mixture, then strain through a fine sieve into a pouring jug.
6) Divide mixture into oven-proof ramekins and bake for 20-25 minutes until just set with a  wobbly center.
7) Chill the brulées int he fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight.
8) When ready to serve, sprinkle 2 teaspoons of sugar on top of each and place under a boiler, grill
or use a blow torch to caramelize the tops. leave caramel to set for  a few minutes before touching (it's HOT!)

Ideally set back in the fridge for a good 20 minutes before serving.

White Chocolate & Rosemary Crème Brulée Recipe - BirdsParty.com

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Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Nestlé but all recipes and opinions are my own!

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