Low Carb Sugar Free Creme Brulee
This recipe for a Low Carb Sugar Free Creme Brulee tastes just as good as the original. Enjoy this recipe cool or warm as it will impress your guests.
Preheat your oven to 325. I like to give my ramekins a quick spray with nonstick as well. Place the ramekins into the roasting pan.
To prepare a vanilla bean, simply split it in half lengthwise and scrape the seeds into a bowl. In a 3-4 quart saucepan, on medium to high heat, bring your vanilla and cream to a boil. Remove from heat and allow this to cool, covered, while you work (allow to cool for 15-20 minutes before adding it to the eggs).
Next, in a medium mixing bowl whisk together the sugar free powdered sugar with the egg yolks, whisking the yolks well.
For the next step, we will add the now somewhat cooled vanilla and heavy cream to the eggs. To do this, we will add 1/3rd of the vanilla and cream at a time, stirring continuously. When all of your vanilla and cream has been added and stirred in, you can transfer it to the individual ramekins. Fill the roasting pan with the hot water, covering the ramekins about half way. Bake the creme brulee until it begins to set, about 45-50 minutes (time has to do with size of your ramekins). There should be no liquid in the center. Refrigerate the creme brulee for at at least an hour and a half. To do so, allow the ramekins to cool for five to ten minutes and then transfer them to a rimmed baking sheet.
When ready to serve, evenly sprinkle the remaining sugar alternative to the tops of the creme brulee. Some folks like to quickly broil this to make them golden. This may not work as well depending on the sugar alternative that you use. Alternatively, you can use a kitchen torch. Erythritol sweeteners are often better for browning.
As mentioned, it is essential that you use a roasting pan with water to bake your creme brulee. Also, you should use a shallow ramekin (4-6 ounce should be good).
I also mentioned the importance of using vanilla when it comes to maintaining the taste in this sugar free version of the original.
You can find vanilla beans online. Or, you can use Vanilla Extract.
*Please check the nutritional labels to assure that you are sticking to your diet restrictions for any substitutions used.
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Nutritional Information is only an estimate and can vary especially with ingredients that are used.
Calories: 470kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 29g | Cholesterol: 358mg | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 109mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2009IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 101mg | Iron: 1mg
Please note: Nutritional data has been calculated using a tool that comes with this recipe card and not by me. This means that Nutritional Information is only an estimate and can vary especially with ingredients that you use. The accuracy of this tool may differ from other tools as expected. Also note that there is no instructional value to the video that may be attached to this recipe. It is only there for visual pleasure. For more information about the images in this recipe, please refer the the recipe instructions. Thank you!