Recipe courtesy of Carla Pellegrino
Episode: Las Vegas
Total:
55 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 14 ounces milk
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2.5 ounces sugar
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise and scraped

Directions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

Place the milk and vanilla bean in a saucepan, over medium flame, bring to boil. In separate bowl, beat the yolks with sugar. Pour the hot vanilla-milk into the yolk/sugar mixture, and stir.

Baking pot de creme: Bring a pot of water to boil. Fill ramekins to 3/4 full with custard mixture, cover the ramekin with aluminum foil. Line a hotel pan or sheet pan with parchment paper, place ramekins in it, slide the pan into the oven and fill the pan with the boiling water, to halfway up the sides if the ramekins. Check custard occasionally to make sure the hot water doesn't boil, if it boils at any point, turn the oven down immediately. If the pot de creme gets to hot it will curdle. It takes about 40 minutes to cook, and cream should be smooth. Remove the ramekins from bain-marie, take off the lids and refrigerate until completely chilled.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Puerto Rican Seafood Soup: Asopao de Mariscos

Recipe courtesy of Alex Garcia

Chocolate Pots de Creme

Recipe courtesy of Alex Guarnaschelli

Butterscotch Pot de Creme

Recipe courtesy of Zoe Francois

Chocolate Pots de Creme

Recipe courtesy of Lauren Mitterer

Chocolate-Hazelnut Pots De Creme

Recipe courtesy of Aarti Sequeira

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

Unwrapped

7am | 6c

Unwrapped

7:30am | 6:30c

Unwrapped

8am | 7c

Unwrapped

8:30am | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30am | 8:30c

Donut Showdown

10:30am | 9:30c

Donut Showdown

11am | 10c

Sugar Showdown

11:30am | 10:30c

Sugar Showdown

12pm | 11c

Sugar Showdown

12:30pm | 11:30c
1pm | 12c
3pm | 2c
4pm | 3c

Cake Hunters

5:30pm | 4:30c

Carnival Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Dinner at Tiffani's

8pm | 7c

Tia Mowry at Home

8:30pm | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30pm | 8:30c

Unwrapped

10pm | 9c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Tia Mowry at Home

12:30am | 11:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

1am | 12c

Unwrapped 2.0

1:30am | 12:30c

Unwrapped

2am | 1c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c