Sip and Be Merry Crème Brûlée Recipe

Posted: 12/01/2021

Serves 4

Prep Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 4 hours


  • 2 cups heavy cream 
  • 6 Sip and Be Merry tea bags
  • 1.8 tsp salt
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup sugar, plus more for topping
  • (4) 6 oz ramekins and 1 baking pan
  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. In a saucepan, combine cream and salt and cook over low heat just until hot. Remove from heat, add tea bags and steep for 5 minutes, then discard tea bags.
  3. In a bowl, beat egg yolks and sugar together until light in color and let cool slightly. Slowly add the steeped cream into the egg and sugar mixture, stirring in one-quarter of the cream at a time until smooth.
  4. Pour into four 6 oz ramekins and place in a baking pan. Fill pan with boiling water halfway up the outsides of the ramekins. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until centers are barely set.
  5. Cool completely. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
  6. When ready to serve, top each custard with 1 teaspoon of sugar in a thin layer. Place ramekins in a broiler 2 to 3 inches from heat source. Turn on broiler and cook until sugar melts and browns. Enjoy with a cup of tea.

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