Chef Don's Kitchen Recipe File

 

RECIPE NAME: Burnt Honey Custard Original Date:
DIRECTORY: Desserts 5/2/96
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Ingredients

3 cups

9 cups

Specs

honey 1/3 cup 1 cup  
cream 2 cups 7 cups  
egg yolks 6 each 18 each  
vanilla extract 1 tsp 1 TBSP  
       

Bring honey to a boil in small sauce pan, simmer gently for 3-4 minutes until caramelized. Set aside.

Heat cream to just below boiling in another sauce pan. Set aside.

Beat egg yolks in kitchen aide with whisk until pale yellow, creamy and thickened.

Pour honey into yolks and mix well.

Slowly mix in cream while stirring constantly.

Return the custard to a clean sauce pan and stir over moderate heat until the custard coats the back of a spoon.

DO NOT BOIL OR THE CUSTARD WILL BREAK.

Cool in a shallow pan in walk in.

When cool, place in a clean container. Label, date, initial and refrigerate.