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This delicious Maple Creme Brûlée recipe only requires 5 ingredients and is served with candied pecans for extra flavor and crunch. A perfect fancy dessert.

Maple Creme Brûlée With Candied Pecans

This delicious Maple Creme Brûlée recipe only requires 5 ingredients and is served with candied pecans for extra flavor and crunch. A perfect fancy dessert.
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 513 kcal
Author Tiffany Bendayan

Ingredients

For Maple Creme Brûée

  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Sugar for topping

For Candied Pecans

  • 3/4 cup toasted pecans
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup

Instructions

For Maple Creme Brûlée

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Prepare 4 ramekins or custard cups inside a larger baking pan or pyrex
  3. In a bowl, whisk the egg yolks, maple syrup, and vanilla until combined
  4. Heat the heavy cream until hot (do not boil)
  5. Slowly add the hot cream to the egg mixture while whisking constantly to avoid the egg from cooking
  6. Strain
  7. Pour the custard on the ramekins
  8. Carefully pour boiling water around the ramekins
  9. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until custard sets
  10. Remove from oven, cool and refrigerate for a minimum of 4 hours
  11. Before serving, sprinkle some sugar on top and torch or place under the broiler until sugar caramelizes

For Candied Pecans

  1. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper
  2. Place the brown sugar and butter inside a saucepan over medium heat until sugar and butter melt
  3. Add the syrup and pecans.
  4. Stir for a few minutes or until the pecans are completely coated, about 3-4 minutes
  5. Pour the mixture into the parchment paper
  6. Let it completely dry at room temperature
  7. Break off the pieces when dry
  8. Add them to creme brulee
Nutrition Facts
Maple Creme Brûlée With Candied Pecans
Amount Per Serving
Calories 513 Calories from Fat 360
% Daily Value*
Fat 40g62%
Saturated Fat 17g106%
Cholesterol 266mg89%
Sodium 127mg6%
Potassium 192mg5%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 1050IU21%
Calcium 98mg10%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.