© 2017 YOU Magazine. Stand the ramekins in a roasting tin and fill the tin half-way with boiling water from a kettle. I found the sauce and extract easily in my local supermarket. Mary Berry's simple step-by-step guide to the perfect crème caramel. Allow the bubbling to subside, then pour the caramel into the base of the tin. Serve with pouring cream. All Rights Reserved. Warm the ramekins in the oven, so they are warm when the caramel is poured in. Of course, you can make your own sauce if you Take the crème caramels out of the oven, remove the ramekins from the tray and set on a cooling rack. 2. Pre-heat oven 150C/300F/Gas 2. Take off the heat, then carefully stir in the cream and butter.

Dissolve the sugar slowly, stirring with a wooden spoon over a low heat. For a richer crème caramel add an extra two yolks to the eggs. Put the sugar in a saucepan with 4 tablespoons of water and stir over a low heat until dissolved. Meanwhile, measure all the sponge ingredients into a large bowl. When cool, transfer to the fridge overnight so that the caramel is absorbed into the custard. Mary Berry trained at The Cordon Bleu in Paris and Bath School of Home Economics.

(Do not put in the fridge because the sugar will absorb moisture and go soft and tacky). Quickly pour the caramel into the warmed ramekins. Remove from the heat and add the butter, stirring until you have a thick caramel. Drizzle around chocolate puddings or over your favourite ice cream. Mary Berry trained at The Cordon Bleu in Paris and Bath School of Home Economics. In the swinging '60s she became the cookery editor of Housewife magazine, followed by Ideal Home magazine. Do not use a non-stick pan to make the caramel, it will not work, it will crystallize. Pour the milk into a saucepan, gently heat over a low heat until you can still just dip your finger in for a moment, then strain the milk through a fine sieve onto the egg mixture in the bowl. Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2008, New! Tip the sugar into a heavy-based frying pan, stir in 4 tbsp water, then place over a medium heat until the sugar has dissolved. You will need a 23cm (9in) round, deep cake tin with a fixed base. Mary Berry Quick Cooking will be published by BBC Books on 21 February, price £22. Do not overcook the custard – check around the edges of the dishes, to make sure no bubbles are appearing. Classic crème caramel Mary Berry’s simple step-by-step guide to the perfect crème caramel. Leave the sauce to … Warm the ramekins in the oven, so they are warm when the caramel is poured in. Pre-heat oven 150C/300F/Gas 2. Set aside to cool and become hard.

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Tip the sugar into a heavy-based frying pan, stir in 4 tbsp water, then place over a medium heat until the sugar has dissolved. When there are no sugar granules left, stop stirring and boil until the sugar turns a dark copper colour.

Equipment and preparation: you will need 6 x size 1 (150ml/¼ pint) ramekins. 3. First make the caramel. Equipment and preparation: you will need 6 x size 1 (150ml/¼ pint) ramekins. Spoon on top of the rhubarb and spread out to the edges to cover the fruit. Preheat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Hearty and warming, upside-down rhubarb pudding is so simple to prepare, especially as the sponge uses an all-in-one method. 100g (4oz) butter, softened Chapters include: Light Bites and Tapas; Speedy Soups; Salads and Grains; Fish; Poultry and Game; Pork, Lamb and Beef; Rice, Noodles and Pasta; Quick Veg; Puddings, and Baking. When the mixture is completely clear, increase the heat and boil for 5-10 minutes without stirring, until the caramel is coloured. Good Food Deal

Leave for about 5-10 minutes to settle and to allow the tin to become cool enough to handle before inverting on to a large pudding plate that can hold any extra toffee sauce. Turn up the heat and bubble for 4-5 mins until you have caramel. Can be made up to 4 hours ahead and kept covered in the fridge, ready to bake. Read about our approach to external linking. Once hard, butter the sides of the ramekins above the level of the caramel. Beat with an electric hand whisk until light and fluffy.