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Hi foodpickle I don't have time to refrigerate my pots de creme ( set custard) How can I speed up the setting time? Will the freezer work?

asked by @mattpthompson over 7 years ago

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boulangere
boulangere

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added over 7 years ago

It's no sin to serve pot de crème at room temp or even slightly warm, so I'd suggest you relax and not worry about rapid cooling.

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boulangere
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added over 7 years ago

And please, back away from the freezer!

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Amanda Hesser
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added over 7 years ago

Agree with boulangere. Alternatively, you could set them in a flat-bottomed bowl of ice water.

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