Delicious and decadent Red Wine Creme Brulee, full of flavor, sealed with a perfectly crunchy and caramelized topping.

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Hi, lovely friends! Happy Monday!

Wanna talk about keepin’ it classy? Over the weekend, I went to a gathering of sorts. I was all dolled up – I got my hair did, my makeup done… I was bringin’ it!

Then I had a bottle of wine…

All class went out the window. icon wink Red Wine Creme Brulee + KitchenAid Stand Mixer Giveaway!

How was your weekend?!

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But. This. This Red Wine Creme Brulee = classy. And elegant, and creamy, and rich, and hot dang, delicious! Goodness gracious, this was SO GOOD!

You know, I make creme brulee kind of often… we like it. Especially me. I like creamy desserts. I say no to cupcakes and cookies, but never, have I ever EVER said no to creamy, decadent desserts.

Whatever you do, PUHLEASE do not dismiss this dessert as something that might be complicated… it’s not! If you know how to whisk egg yolks, and pour heavy cream in a saucepan, you’re set. Just don’t pour the hot milk mixture into the egg yolks all at once, unless you want scrambled eggs for dessert, instead of creme brulee.

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In case you’re wondering what hubby and I will be enjoying on Valentine’s Day for dessert, it won’t be this. Only because we already enjoyed it last weekend. I’m thinking about making that French Silk Tart – it’s been a while.

But YOU! You should totally make it and enjoy it with your other half.  It’s slightly tangy, it’s perfectly sweet, and it brings a lovely romantic touch.

Also. It’s naturally gluten-free! So, for those that have been asking me about gluten-free desserts, TA-DA! Here you go!
Also? How do you feel about a KitchenAid Stand Mixer?! Because I’m kind of giving one away! WOOOOT! A few of my bloggy friends and I are sponsoring this giveaway – if you have a moment, please scroll down and pay them a visit by clicking on their links!

GOOD LUCK!

ENJOY!

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Red Wine Creme Brulee
 
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Delicious and decadent Red Wine Creme Brulee, full of flavor, sealed with a perfectly crunchy and caramelized topping.
Serves: Serves 6
Ingredients
  • 6 egg yolks, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons red wine
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 4 to 6 cups boiling water
Topping
  • raw sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 315.
  2. Place 6 ramekins in a roasting pan that is at least 3 inches deep; set aside.
  3. Whisk together egg yolks, vanilla, and wine until combined; set aside.
  4. In a saucepan set over medium heat, stir together cream and sugar; cook until it begins to boil and all sugar is dissolved.
  5. Remove from heat and slowly add ⅓ of the hot cream mixture into the egg mixture, whisking and adding a few tablespoons at a time until incorporated. Continue to add the remaining cream mixture.
  6. Pour prepared custard mixture into ramekins.
  7. Fill roasting pan with boiling water to come halfway up the sides of the ramekins.
  8. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, or until set.
  9. Remove from oven and place ramekins on a wire rack.
  10. Allow to cool to room temperature; about 1 hour.
  11. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  12. Preheat broiler.
  13. Unwrap the custards, and sprinkle about 1 teaspoon of raw sugar onto each.
  14. Place ramekins on a baking sheet and broil for 2 to 3 minutes, or until sugar is melted and browned.
  15. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
  16. Serve cold.
Notes
"Total Time" includes refrigeration time.

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38 Comments on this article. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Laura Dembowski February 15, 2014 at 11:17 AM - Reply

    Creme brulee is the bomb! Never thought to add red wine, but that is a great idea!

  2. TrishInFL February 15, 2014 at 8:19 AM - Reply

    We had take out, and stayed home!

  3. Ashley - Baker by Nature February 13, 2014 at 5:34 PM - Reply

    You always wow me with your gorgeous photos! And red wine creme brulee? Count me in, girl! xo

  4. Maggie Wallace February 13, 2014 at 11:07 AM - Reply

    Classes then ordering take out with a movie! Supposed to be a big snow storm tomorrow!!

  5. Carrie M. February 12, 2014 at 11:32 AM - Reply

    Working

  6. Kaitlinn P. February 12, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Reply

    I’ll be spending the day with my kids then have a nice dinner with them & my hubby. Our anniversary is one week before Valentine’s Day so we tend to put more focus on that than Valentine’s Day :-)

  7. heather baker February 11, 2014 at 2:45 PM - Reply

    I plan on spending the day with my little girls because my husband has to work.

  8. karen February 11, 2014 at 6:45 AM - Reply

    I have no plans for Valentine’s Day. I will probably make some sugar cookies for my kids and grandkids loaded with sprinkles.

  9. Brandi Bryant February 11, 2014 at 4:28 AM - Reply

    Fun afternoon with the kids and then maybe a movie in bed with the hubby. Thanks for the giveaway. Good luck everyone.

  10. anissa February 11, 2014 at 1:31 AM - Reply

    i will spend valentine’s with my darling little girl – traditional homemade heart-shaped pizza and something chocolatey for dessert. and then we’ll watch a disney movie together, snuggled up on the couch.

  11. Medeja February 11, 2014 at 12:49 AM - Reply

    I would like.. anything with red wine! It sounds fantastic!

  12. Cynthia P February 10, 2014 at 11:22 PM - Reply

    I do not celebrate the man-made tradition called valentine’s day, but I celebrate every day which Jehovah God has given me – joyfully and with much gratitude!

  13. Stephanie February 10, 2014 at 10:04 PM - Reply

    I don’t really have any plans at the moment, but definitely will spend some time reflecting on and being thankful for all of the loved ones in my life~

  14. Pamela S February 10, 2014 at 7:23 PM - Reply

    I’m going to make a nice supper for my honey for Valentine’s Day.

  15. Ramona February 10, 2014 at 7:15 PM - Reply

    What a fun creme brulee!

  16. Tina W February 10, 2014 at 5:10 PM - Reply

    We will probably grill some steaks at home with a nice bottle of wine.

  17. Nicole ~ Cooking for Keeps February 10, 2014 at 3:57 PM - Reply

    Oh my. Red wine crème brulee, talk about my kind of heaven! I’ve always been partial to it, but the addition of red wine is seriously making me swoon. AND the pictures are SO gorgeous!

  18. Amanda - A Cookie Named Desire February 10, 2014 at 3:46 PM - Reply

    Sitting home with my daughter watching a movie. She is my Valentine this year!

  19. Erin | The Law Student's Wife February 10, 2014 at 2:31 PM - Reply

    Oh, I’m sure you kept it classy my dear! Give yourself some credit :)
    You know what’s not classy? How quickly I would shove this entire thing into my face!

  20. A_Boleyn February 10, 2014 at 2:25 PM - Reply

    I love creme brulee and one of these days I WILL buy a torch as the broiler method is more miss than hit for me.

  21. Sandy Headtke February 10, 2014 at 11:38 AM - Reply

    No plans, going out another day.

  22. Allison (Spontaneous Tomato) February 10, 2014 at 11:26 AM - Reply

    That creme brulee looks amazing! For Valentine’s day, my fiancée’s going to cook me a nice dinner– she hasn’t told me what she’s making me yet; it’s a surprise!

  23. Claudia February 10, 2014 at 11:24 AM - Reply

    I don’t have plans yet, thank you for the opportunity to win!

  24. Valerie February 10, 2014 at 11:09 AM - Reply

    I didn’t realize how easy crème brûlée is to make! (Shame on me.)

    This looks spectacular!! Red wine…yes. :D

  25. Shane R. February 10, 2014 at 10:17 AM - Reply

    I’m taking my boyfriend on a picnic

  26. Natalie G. February 10, 2014 at 9:26 AM - Reply

    make a steak dinner at home!

  27. Angie | Big Bear's Wife February 10, 2014 at 8:20 AM - Reply

    Maybe going out to eat with my hubby but that’s about it :)

  28. Liz February 10, 2014 at 8:20 AM - Reply

    I’m CERTAIN you were still classy…AND fun!!! I love your twist on creme brulee!!! xo

  29. Jennie @themessybakerblog February 10, 2014 at 8:10 AM - Reply

    Katerina, these are gorgeous. Love this post. I lose all class after one glass of wine. I’m a light weight.

  30. Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie February 10, 2014 at 7:58 AM - Reply

    I actually don’t have any plans at the moment. Might be going to the movies with my parents.

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