Irish Crème Brûlée

Level: Intermediate
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 1 hrs 16 min
Cooling Time: 3 hrs 30 min
Yields: 5


Impress friends and family with this elegant dessert, which features a unique accent of Irish Crème. With a smooth, velvety texture and a glaze of caramelized sugar, this treat is sure to elicit Irish good cheer.


  • 1 cup Irish Crème Flavor NESTLÉ COFFEE-MATE Liquid Coffee Creamer
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 5 large egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 tablespoons light brown sugar


PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

PLACE Coffee-mate, cream, granulated sugar and salt in medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 4 to 5 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Beat egg yolks in medium bowl; gradually whisk cream mixture into egg yolks. Stir in vanilla extract.

POUR mixture into five 6-ounce custard cups. Place cups in 13 x 9-inch baking pan; fill pan with hot water to 1-inch depth. Loosely cover with foil.

BAKE for 70 minutes or until gently set in center. Remove to wire rack to cool slightly. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight.

PREHEAT broiler. Sprinkle each crème brûlée evenly with brown sugar. Broil for 2 minutes or until sugar is melted and carmelized. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until topping hardens.

Absolutely delicious

by m. maria , pomona on Apr. 2012

what a treat! I have made this one and it came perfect...I love it..

Irish Creme Brulee

by E. Eva , Pretoria, South Africa on Mar. 2012

Very yummy.mmmmmmm!!!

irish creme goodness

by j. jason , wa on Mar. 2012

a very easy recipe to make and the flavor was very rich and creamy. it was a delight as it rolled smoothly across my palette. very delicious will be family favorite for years to come.

this was great!

by J. Juanvinetta , Birmingham, Alabama on Mar. 2012

I tried this just to see what it would taste like and it was great, my family enjoyed it.

Sounds Delicious

by N. Nancy , Florida on Apr. 2011

I plan on making this for my husband's birthday. He's such a fan of creme brulee, and he hardly ever gets it!


by E. Erin , Los Angeles, CA on Jul. 2010

I love this recipe!


by i. , Monticello, Georgia on Jul. 2010

This recipe is soooo good! Try it with different flavors of Coffee Mate - you can't go wrong with creme brulee! My favorite is French Vanilla Creme Brulee!

Yum-yum, yummy!

by J. Jan , Blytheville, AR on Mar. 2009

I love Creme Brulee anyway, and this Irish cream burlee was the perfect end to my corned beef dinner! Easy, quick, delicious!

Creme de la Creme

by J. Jan , BLYTHEVILLE, AR on Feb. 2008

Valentines Day is over, now it's time to start working on my St Patricks Day meal. I made this for hubby & myself for Sunday Nite! He loved it and so did I.


by C. CHAR , ROCHESTER, NY on Mar. 2007