Definitions for "Crème brûlée"
A chilled custard dish that is sprinkled with brown or granulated sugar and caramelized under a broiler. The caramel topping becomes brittle and is a delicious contrast to the smooth, creamy custard beneath it.
"custard" made with cream and eggs whose sugar coating is scorched
A dessert made from an egg custard with a hard caramel topping