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Rooibos tea brulée

Recipe from: 11/16/1994 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 6
Servings 6


  • 6
    egg yolks
  • 90
    icing sugar
  • 500
  • 20
    strong black rooibos tea
  • 2
    vanilla essence
  • castor or granulated sugar


Beat eggs and sugar together. Bring cream to boil, pour over egg mixture and pour into a saucepan. Stir over moderate heat for 3 minutes. Remove from stove and add tea and vanilla essence. Pour into 6 cups or moulds and place in a roasting pan of water coming halfway up sides of cups or moulds (bain-marie). Bake in the oven at 160 ºC for 25 minutes, or until set. Cool in bain-marie then chill in refrigerator. Just before serving, cover with a film of castor or granulated sugar and place under a preheated grill until a fine, crackling golden crust forms. Serve immediately.

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