Basmati Créme Brûlée

This recipe adds an Indian touch to a favorite French dessert. The organic Basmati rice, a favorite in recipes from the Indian sub-continent, gives this dish extra body and an earthier taste—but you’ll love the way it complements the cream, eggs and vanilla.

Prep Time

5 min

Cook Time

45 min



This Recipe Features:

Seeds of Change® Organic Brown Basmati Rice product

SEEDS OF CHANGE™ Organic Brown Basmati Rice


  • 1 package (8.5-ounce) SEEDS OF CHANGE™ Organic Brown Basmati Rice
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • Boiling water


  1. Heat oven to 325°F. In 13x9-inch baking dish, place 6 (6-ounce) ramekins or custard cups.
  2. Divide SEEDS OF CHANGE™ Organic Brown Basmati Rice among ramekins.
  3. In medium bowl, whisk egg yolks with sugar until smooth.
  4. Gradually whisk in cream and vanilla. Pour mixture evenly over rice.
  5. Place baking dish in oven. Pour enough boiling water into dish to come two-thirds up sides of ramekins.
  6. Bake 40–45 minutes or just until sides are set but still jiggly in centers.
  7. Carefully remove ramekins from hot water; cool to room temperature.
  8. Cover tightly with plastic wrap; refrigerate until chilled, at least 2 hours.
  9. Sprinkle 2 tsps. granulated sugar evenly onto each crème bru?le?e.
  10. With kitchen torch*, caramelize sugar on each custard by heating with torch 3–4 inches from custard, until sugar is melted, golden brown and crisp.
  11. Watch carefully to avoid burning sugar.
  12. :
  13. ar can also be caramelized by placing custards on baking sheet and broiling very close to element for 1–3 minutes. Watch carefully to avoid burning sugar.

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Nutrition Info
Servings 6
Calories (per serving) 450
Total Fat 34g
Saturated Fat 20g
Trans Fat 0g
Sodium 40mg
Sodium % DV 2%
Total Carbohydrate 34g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 18g
Total Carbohydrates % DV 11%
Dietary Fiber % DV 4%
Protein 6g