18 July 2012

White chocolate and lavender Cream brulée












 Love Creme Brulee but this has a special touch of lavender and before you ask  I will tell you it's just a little and is a delicious mixture of white chocolate cream and a little lavender.
This recipe is adapted from a cookbook the chef Pia Fendrix of Argentina


Ingredients (5 ramekins)

 2 cups milk
2 cups heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon of lavender flowers
50 grams. sugar
 150 grams. white chocolate
 5 eggs


Method

Put the milk sugar and cream in a medium saucepan along with the lavender flowers.
 Cook over medium heat until boiling. Remove from heat.
Cover and let stand for 20 minutes. Strain.
Apart chop and melt white chocolate in double boiler.
Beat the eggs and integrate with the chocolate melted.
Incorporate the cream and prepared.
Beat well  mixing.
Distribute the mixture into ramekins or ceramic pots.
Preheat oven to 160 °.
Place  the ramekins over a bowl of water to cook in double boiler.

Cook in the oven for about 40 minutes.
Allow to cool.
Sprinkle with sugar. You can grill in the oven or brown with a kitchen torch.
Store in refrigerator.





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En español
Crema brulée con lavanda









La Cream Brulée es sencillamente deliciosa y esta receta es especial porque junto con la crema lleva un poco de flores de lavanda es sólo un poco pero basta para darle un toque especial y delicioso.
Esta receta es de la Chef argentina Pía Fendrix.

Ingredientes (5 o 6 porciones)

2 tazas de leche
2 tazas de crema de leche
50 grs de azúcar
1/2 cucharadita de flores de lavanda
150 grs. de chocolate blanco
5 huevos

Preparación

Colocar la leche con la crema y el azúcar en una olla mediana junto con las flores de lavanda.
Llevar a hervir y retirar del fuego.
Con una cuchara de madera revolver un poco.
Dejar reposar unos 20 minutos. Colar.
Aparte cortar en trozos y derretir el chocolate blanco.
Se puede derretir en microondas (colocar unos segundos retirar y revolver y hacer de nuevo lo mismo hasta que se derrita) o derretir abaño maría.
Batir los huevos y agregar el chocolñate derretido batir hasta incorporar bien.
Finalmente incorporar la crema con la lavanda. Batir para incorporar y repartir esta mezcla en 5 o 6 pocillos de cerámica para llevar a horno.
Precalentar a baño maría a 160° (fuego suave)
Colopcar los ramekins sobre una fuente con agua y cocinar por unos 40 minutos hasta que la crema ya está sólida.
Retirar y dejar enfriar.
Agregarle azúcar encima y llevar al horno a dorar tambien se pueden dorar con una antorcha de cocina.
Guardar en el refrigerador.

99 comments:

  1. A hint of lavender with creme brûlée does sound wonderful, Gloria. The addition of white chocolate sounds marvelous as well...

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  2. Hi Gloria. This must taste heavenly with the lavendar flowers. We don't get fresh lavendar here. Only the dried ones and even that, it's quite expensive.

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  3. Sorry you dont have fresh lavendar and yes you can use dry lavendar too thanks dear:)

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  4. oh la la these looks divine :-)

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    1. Ha ha you are so funny Rebecca:))

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  5. Yum, looks delicious. I have never eaten lavender flowers before. I love your pictures.

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    1. Thankd dear.The first time I made something with lavender was an ice cream and was delicious:)

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  6. Lavender like rosemary is wonderful in a dish in small measures so as not to overpower the other flavours. I love creme brûlée as well!!

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  7. Love the hint of lavender which you've added to the brulee. Nice presentation too.

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  8. Oh Gloria, we love Creme Brulee and that looks wonderful. I have some culinary lavender, but rarely use it. I must give it a try on some different things!
    XO Kris

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  9. I have never eaten lavender desserts, but this looks great

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    1. Is only a bit and is really nice :)

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  10. Que crema tan estupenda.

    Saludos

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  11. Cream Brulee is delicious!!! I love this one.
    have a nice day

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  12. What a wonderful combination of flavours Gloria!! Looks really pretty too!! xxoo

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    1. T%hanks dear Marie:)) Loads of love to you!

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  13. Lovely! It sounds so delicious with the lavender!

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  14. What a beautiful combination! Very nice!

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  15. Hey this is great! I can imagine how the flavours combine well together here. I see lavander everywhere in England now. I am tempted to try this.

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  16. Hi Gloria,

    Looks YummYYYY !!

    Neat presentation:))

    Keep on Dear..

    Welcome to

    www.southindiafoodrecipes.blogspot.in

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  17. What a lovely way to start my day, Gloria. The hint of lavender just brings it over the top!

    Thank you so much for sharing...

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    1. Thanks Louise you are soooo nice:)

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  18. Never eaten that and prob not going to by Pat, maybe the nasty cat.

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    1. Really Pat I dont think is the type of food to the cat LOL

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  19. Aww, this is so pretty Gloria - almost too pretty to eat.

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  20. love creme brulee, I didn't know you could eat lavender!

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  21. Lavender flowers?? How different!! I've never heard of anything like this before. You always blow my mind with these recipes!! You sure you don't want to come to NY and cook for meee??? lol

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  22. I love love creme brulee... This one, with white chocolate and lavender looks perfect!

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  23. Finísima Gloria. Que rico y delicado suena.

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  24. What a beautiful, elegant dessert. The touch of lavender is just perfect. Your photos sing sweetly of summer. I do love your opening quote. I have been meaning to tell you that for quite a while.

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  25. Belle association de goût pour une crème brûlée peu banale! J aime bien l idée d introduire cet arôme discret de lavande pour réveiller le chocolat blanc....biz ma lointaine amie....

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  26. Eh!!!! Mille fois merci !!!! Je viens de m' apercevoir que tu as ajouté un zeste de tout en cuisine dans ton blogroll! Cela me touche beaucoup puisque j' apprécié et canela kitchen et son auteure!!Et puis cela me fait rêver quelque part sur la blogosphère j ai un lien avec ce pays ,le tien ! Moi,qui aime tant voyager!!!!! Tanks,dear Gloria....

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    1. oh Cita Je aime tus recetes et Je aime vous est mon blog roll. merci Cita:))

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  27. oh - DIVINE. I love white chocolate with lavender. I pick the flowers in summer and dry them. so easy to dry your own and safe as long as no pesticides in your garden

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    1. Thanks Sarah Jane yes we dont use pestides that is the nice!

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  28. Gloria, We both love creme brulee... Adding a touch of lavender plus a little chocolate has to just put it over the top! Can't wait to try this. Thanks for the recipe! Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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    1. Thanks David if you and your wife love cream brulee really would enjoy this is really delicious!:)

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  29. Me encanta el aroma de la lavanda, es una receta maravillosa.
    Besos.

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  30. Wow Gloria, such an elegant dessert...white chocolate and lavender...I love creme brûlée and this flavor is just heaven.
    Hope you are enjoying your week :)

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  31. UNA RECETA DELICIOSA MUY LINDA Y ESPECIAL

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  32. I love creme brulee... this looks beautiful and delicious.

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  33. I've never tried cookies with lavender!

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    1. Duckie this is a dessert but you can make cookies and cakes too!

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  34. MARAVILLOSO AMIGA, QUÉ QUIERES QUE TE DIGA, LA LAVANDA ES INCREÍBLE EN POSTRES Y MASAS. TE LA COPIO. BESITOS

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    1. Gracias amiga; de veras me encantoesta recets la lavanda le da un sabor muy delicado; besod amigs

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  35. Mmmm....I think you know how much I love white chocolate AND creme brulee! And the lavender is a marvelous touch :)

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  36. Thanks dear Lizzy I m so happy you lovr thid I really love too is deliciois!:)

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  37. Que rico!....yo tambien hago el creme brule con lavanda y queda exquisito....tendre en mente el chocolate blanco.......Abrazotes, Marcela

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  38. Que delicia Gloria!! me encanta con la lavanda, besos.

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  39. as much as this probably tastes wonderful...i am imagining the smell to be quite divine....

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  40. It's been too long since I've made creme brulee! This flavor sounds delightful!

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  41. What a lovely combo for your brulee, Gloria. I've done a little baking with lavender and you do have to be careful and only use a little. This looks perfect. Interesting to combine it with white chocolate!

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    1. Thanks Barbra Yes only a little is enough and delicious!

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  42. Wow, this sounds divine!

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  43. Refined tasting, I'm sure! Those look really luscious.

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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  44. I love white chocolate! It sounds delightful with lavender.

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  45. One of my favorite desserts! Love the lavender.

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  46. Wow love creme brulee and this white chocolate and lavender sounds amazing!! Feel free to enter it to AlphaBakes! (and your whisky cake) http://carolinemakes.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/july-alphabakes-challenge-w.html

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    1. Thanks so much Ros I added my whisky cake lol but I was thinking in ass this too by the W:))

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  47. I've never eaten lavender but have heard it adds a wonderful touch. This looks so good!

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  48. Dear Gloria, This sounds wonderful! Blessings dear. Catherine xo

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  49. I bet this is really delicious...and that little bit of lavender I'm sure adds just a hint of flavor. Nice! They looks so beautiful, too!

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    1. Thanks a lot dear Betsy:)
      Is really nice almost a little smell of lavender!

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  50. This looks divine! Love creme brulee and I'm sure the lavendat adds a great touch. And I am a big fan of white chocolate.
    I keep meaning to tell you that I love the tea set in your header picture!

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  51. Thanks Cat I love brulée too and white chocolate.
    I love this tea set too but it isnt mine but I love how look:)
    But I collect teapots and cups of tea especially antiques teapots!

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  52. These are gorgeous! I love the flavors.

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  53. Oh wow bookmarking this recipe....love it Gloria :-)

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    1. Thanks Suchi I thonk you would love so much:)

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  54. wow.. looks amazing and delicious

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  55. Que rico creme brulee, me dio curiosidad saber como quedara con lavanda...
    Besitos y que tengas un excelente fin de semana!

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  56. I never knew about lavender flowers ~ Someday I will make a poem about this...ha..ha...

    Love this post Gloria ~

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    1. Nice idea; love your poems always:)

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  57. Oh this looks so pretty. I've eaten lavender creme brulee in a local cafe and it's very good. But I bet yours is better, especially with white chocolate too.

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    1. Yes choclette I have other recipe but this was especially yummy with white chocolate:)

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  58. Creme brulee never disappoints - it looks so pretty with the lavender

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  59. i've never seen lavenders flowers in creme brulee, this is so special! i guess this must have tasted great with white chocolate too!

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  60. This looks wonderful, Gloria - thanks for entering it into Alphabakes!

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  61. I've had many creme brulees, but never a lavender one! How creative! These look divine!

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  62. Hi I am dropping by via AlphaBakes. These look divine. I love the fragrance of lavender and its such a wonderful idea to use in a creme brulee.

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