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Custard Brûlée

YIELD Makes 8 servings

Now you can enjoy all the great taste of traditional crème brûlée without all the fat. This low fat version is sure to please with the classic combination of carmelized crust and creamy custard.


3 cups fat-free (skim) milk
3 eggs
4 egg whites
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Ground nutmeg (optional)
1/4 cup packed light brown sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Heat milk in 1-quart saucepan over low heat until hot. Do not boil. Beat eggs, egg whites and sugar in medium bowl with electric mixer at medium speed 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Gradually beat in milk and vanilla. Pour milk mixture into 1-1/2-quart soufflé dish or casserole; sprinkle lightly with cinnamon and nutmeg, if desired. Place soufflé dish in roasting pan and place on oven rack; pour 2 inches hot water into roasting pan.
  2. Bake, covered, 40 to 50 minutes or until knife inserted halfway between center and edge of custard comes out clean. Cool to room temperature on wire rack. Cover; refrigerate 3 to 4 hours or until chilled.
  3. When ready to serve, press brown sugar through a sieve over custard. Broil 4 inches from heat 2 to 3 minutes or until sugar is melted and caramelized. Serve immediately.
This recipe appears in: French
Serving Size: 1/8 of total recipe
Sodium 101 mg
Protein 7 g
Carbohydrate 24 g
Cholesterol 81 mg
Saturated Fat 1 g
Total Fat 2 g
Calories from Fat 13 %
Calories 146
Meat 1/2
Starch 1-1/2
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