Ingredients

  • 150 milliliters double cream
  • 1/2 can condensed milk
  • 250 milliliters milk
  • 1.5 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 4 eggs
  • 200 grams sugar

Steps

  1. Pre heat the oven to 160C.
  2. Beat all of the creme ingredients together in a mixing bowl.
  3. For the caramel, heat up sugar in a saucepan, stirring to dissolve the sugar and leave to caramelise on med/ high heat for about 5 minutes. Test if the caramel hardens by placing a teaspoonful on the tart dish, it should tap hard, if not, continue to cook.
  4. Once the caramel is ready, pour a thin layer into the dish and swirl very quickly (as it will harden) and leave to set hard.
  5. Pour the creme mixture into dish and place on a large baking tray of boiling water (bain-marie).
  6. Bake for about 30 minutes. leave to cool and refrigerate for at least 6 hours or overnight.
  7. To serve, loosen the custard with a thin knife around the sides, turn the dish upside down onto another plate and tap out the baked creme caramel. The caramel should drizzle down the sides, forming a caramel puddle.