Chocolate Honey Brulees

  • Yield 4 servings

A chocolate twist of creme brulee.

Ingredients

1 -- (12-ounce) can evaporated milk
1 cup whole milk
2 -- eggs
1/2 cup honey
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 tablespoons sugar

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together evaporated milk, milk and eggs until well-blended. Mix in honey, cocoa powder, orange peel and vanilla. Divide mixture evenly between 4 (3/4 to 1 cup capacity) oven-proof custard cups or ramekins.
  2. Place custard cups in a baking pan. Fill pan with boiling water to reach halfway up cups. Bake at 325F 1 hour or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  3. Remove cups from baking pan and allow to cool. Cover and refrigerate custard cups until chilled, 4 hours or overnight.
  4. Before serving, sprinkle sugar evenly over tops of custards. Place cups under broiler; cook until sugar melts and caramelizes.

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