Burnt Creme (Copycat)

Ingredients:
1 pint whipping cream
4 egg yolks
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup granulated sugar, for topping

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Heat cream over low heat until bubbles form around edge of pan. Beat egg yolks with the sugar, and stir together until thick, about 3 minutes. Gradually beat cream into egg yolks. Stir in vanilla and pour into 6 (6-ounce) custard cups.
Place custard cups in baking pan that has about 1/2 inch water in the bottom. Bake until set, about 45 minutes. Remove custard cups from water and refrigerate until chilled.
Sprinkle each custard with 2 teaspoons granulated sugar. Place on top rack under broiler and cook until topping is medium brown. Chill before serving.

Servings: 6

Time preparation: 10 min.

Time total: 55 min.