Creme brulee recipes come in all flavors, from the vanilla the purists swear by, to an infinite number of infusions and mix-in ingredients. Every one of these flavored creme brulee recipes is delicious in its own way. If you're just beginning to experiment with creme brulee variations, start with the vanilla recipe at the bottom of the list, and then work your way up to bolder and more novel combinations. Enjoy!
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The combination of hard, caramelized sugar atop velvety-smooth, chilled custard is the undeniable draw to this traditional crème brulee recipe. It is a wonderful make-ahead dessert for dinner parties, and guests will love cracking the brittle sugar tops with their spoons. This crème brulee recipe is for purists, as it contains only a touch of vanilla, and no novelty flavorings.
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