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Grandma's Burnt Cream Custard

Clara loves to bake cookies and treats

Ingredients for Burnt Cream

1 Pint whipping cream
4 egg yolks
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 tbs. vanilla extract
Additional granulated sugar (for topping)

Preparing your Burnt Cream

Preheat oven to 350° F.
Heat cream over low heat until bubbles
form around the edges of the pan.
Beat egg yolks and sugar together until thick. (about three minutes)
Gradually beat the cream into the egg yolk/sugar mixture.
Stir in vanilla and pour mixture into six ounce, oven proof custard cups.
Place custard cups in a baking pan
which has about one half inch water in the bottom.
Bake for 45 minutes, or until set.
Remove custard cups from water and refrigerate until chilled.
Sprinkle each custard evenly, with about 2 tsp. of granulated sugar.
Place on top rack of oven, under broiler
and cook until topping is medium brown.
Chill before serving.