5 Incredible Holiday Crème Brûlées

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We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of amazing holiday video, with a new theme each week. This week, it's all about dessert.

Creamy, crackly crème brûlée is a delicious and festive holiday dessert. (Plus, you get to use a blow torch!) Learn how to make the elegant, indulgent French dessert in this video from ChefSteps

Once you've mastered the technique, try these delicious crème brûlée recipes.

Crème Brûlée 

F&W chef in residence Andrew Zimmern calls this rich dessert, "the perfect love letter." 

Butterscotch Crème Brûlée with Caramel Corn 

How do you upgrade crème brûlée? Top it with crunchy homemade Cracker Jack.

Citrus Crema Catalana 

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Chef Alex Urena's Spanish version has an amazing silky texture.

Bittersweet Chocolate Crème Brûlée with Caramelized Bananas

This terrifically rich dessert is topped with thin banana slices, which get torched until caramelized.

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