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Catholic Recipe: Fruit Brulee


  • plums or any other fruit
  • 2 cups Greek strained yogurt (or a high-fat yogurt)
  • 2 oz double cream (or whipping cream), whipped
  • 4 tbsp soft brown sugar


Prep Time: 20 minutes, and chilling time

Difficulty: • •

Cost: $$$$

For Ages:15+

Origin: France


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Also Called: Fruit brûlée

This is a chilled custard that is sprinkled with brown sugar which is carmelized under a broiler under the sugar melts and "burns" or hardens.


1. Put the fruit into a heatproof dish with a little juice to add moisture.

2. Fold the yogurt and cream together and spread over the fruit. Chill until just before serving.

3. Sprinkle the sugar over the yogurt and broil until the sugar melts.

4. Serve immediately.

Recipe Source: Feasting for Festivals by Jan Wilson, Lion Publishing Corporation, Batavia, Illinois, 1990