Surprisingly simple and Elegant, This Orange Liqueur + Cardamom crème brûlée is one of my all-time favorite recipes. THe warm cardamom, bitter orange liqueur, and caramel-y brown sugar make it the perfect dessert for a cozy date-night at home.
If you follow my Instagram, then you probably know that I promised a recipe with vanilla beans. You also probably know that I have an obsession with vanilla beans that can only be compared to Gollum’s relationship with the ring. *ahem* However, do not fret if you don’t have vanilla beans just laying around the house (most people don’t). You can substitute with real vanilla extract or paste.
If you need a quick Valentine’s Day dessert that seems kind of fancy (but you don’t want to try too hard) this is it. Crème brûlée seems daunting, but it’s actually so, so easy. Take it from me, since this is my first attempt, and it turned out *very successfully*. Plus, it only takes about 15 minutes to put together and uses 4 ingredients.
I hope you end your Valentine’s Day with crème brulee and your special human.
*Song of the Day: Indian Summer by Beat Happening