BellaVitano Crème Brûlée

Servings: 8  |  Featured Product:  BellaVitano Cheese


¼ cup Unsalted butter
5 Egg yolks
3 Whole eggs
¼ cup Light brown sugar
2½ cups Heavy cream
½ tbsp Salt
1 tsp Vanilla extract
¼ tsp Vanilla seeds
½ cup Sartori Reserve BellaVitano Ccheese, shredded or shaved
½ cup Light brown sugar (for topping to caramelize)


Lightly butter ramekins and place in a baking dish that is deep enough to allow water to reach ¾ of the way up the sides of the ramekins. Preheat oven to 325°F.

Place egg yolks, eggs and ¼ cup brown sugar in a 2 qt. mixing bowl. Stir together, but do not whip! Set aside.

Place cream in 2 qt. saucepan and heat to a scald. Slowly whisk hot cream into egg mixture. Add both vanillas.

Slowly pour mixture into each ramekin. Divide BellaVitano cheese equally between all eight portions.

Place in 325°F oven, add water to baking pan and bake 25 minutes or until custard is set.

Remove ramekins from water bath and cool slightly at room temperature before moving to refrigeration. Store until ready to serve.

Final Preparation:
To serve, sprinkle each Crème Brûlée with brown sugar, then caramelize sugar lightly with plumber’s torch. Top with your choice of berries and serve.


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