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Blueberry almond creme brulee

5
4
4
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr
Prep
15 min
Cook
45 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Moderate
Digging into the caramelized sugar and toasted almond topping of this brulee takes you to the juicy blueberries hidden inside this luscious, creamy dessert. If you happen to have a brulee torch, you can caramelize the sugar without firing up the broiler. Try this with other fresh berries that are in season at the market—raspberries, blackberries, or quartered strawberries—to change things up. If you must avoid nuts, substitute lemon extract, which complements most any berry, for the almond extract called for here and simply eliminate the nuts from the topping.

Ingredients

fat free evaporated milk

1 cup(s)

low-fat milk

½ cup(s)

sugar

3 Tbsp

almond extract

1 tsp

vanilla extract

1 tsp

table salt

¼ tsp

ground nutmeg

tsp

egg(s)

2 large

egg white(s)

2 large

fresh blueberries

1 cup(s), fresh or frozen and thawed

slivered almonds

2 Tbsp, toasted

sugar

1 Tbsp

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 300°F.
  2. In blender, combine evaporated milk through to nutmeg and blend for 1 minute. Add eggs and egg whites; blend until smooth. Stir in blueberries.
  3. Pour mixture evenly into six 6-ounce baking dishes coated with cooking spray. Place dishes in 9 x 13-inch baking pan filled 1/2-inch high with water. Bake until knife inserted in center comes out clean, about 45 minutes.
  4. Preheat broiler. Remove baking dishes from pan and sprinkle each with 1 teaspoon almonds and 1/2 teaspoon sugar.
  5. Place baking dishes on baking sheet and broil until sugar melts, about 2 to 3 minutes.

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