Using a prepared pie filling as the fruit base and prepared pudding on top as the custard makes this version of a classic brûlée simple to prepare and dense with flavor and texture.
large egg yolks
cup whole milk
1/2 qt. Lucky Leaf® Butterscotch
or Vanilla Pudding
cups Lucky Leaf® Pie Filling
(Peach, Blueberry, Cherry, Strawberry, etc.)
cup fine granulated sugar
oven to 325°F (conventional).
insides of 24 6-oz. custard cups. Hold.
3. In a bowl,
whisk together egg yolks until smooth. Add milk and whisk until smooth. Stir in
Lucky Leaf® Pudding and whisk to mix well. Hold.
4. To Assemble: Portion 2 Tbsp. Lucky
Leaf® Pie Filling into the bottoms of each prepared custard cup. Portion 1/2
cup/4 oz. of custard mixture on top of fruit in bottom of each custard cup.
custard cups in a single layer in a water bath with very hot water, 3/4 of the
way up the sides of the custard cups (use 2 full-sized, shallow hotel pans, 12
custard cups per pan). Bake 30–35 minutes or until custard is set and heated
through. Remove from heat and cool. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
6. To Serve: For each serving, sprinkle
top of Fruited Brûlée with 1/2 tsp. sugar and heat top under a broiler or
salamander until brown and bubbly. Remove from broiler and let stand until
firm. Serve immediately.