Papaya Creme Brulee

Disney Park Recipe:

Location: Disney’s PCH Grill – Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel Disneyland
Source: Cooking with Mickey and the Disney Chefs Cookbook

Yield: 4 to 6 servings


  • 1 vanilla bean

  • 4 cups heavy cream

  • 8 egg yolks

  • 1/4 cup white sugar

  • 3 ripe papayas (preferably Hawaiian)

  • 4 tbsp packed brown sugar

  • Berries and bananas leaves, for garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 300F

  2. In a saucepan, place the cream and a vanilla bean split in half. Bring the mixture to a boil. Once boiling, turn off the boiler.

  3. In a medium bowl, combine the egg yolks and white sugar together. Beat until light in color.

  4. Remove the vanilla bean from the cream mixture. Gently fold the hot cream mixture into the egg yolk mixture. Stir the mixture constantly.

  5. Peel one papaya. Remove the seeds and dice. Place in the cream mixture.

  6. In an 8-inch by 8-inch glass baking dish, place the mixture. Place in a water bath with hot water. Bake for 70 minutes. Bake until it is almost set. It should be firm like custard.

  7. Cool and place in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours.

  8. When prepared to serve, cut the remaining 2 papayas in half. Also, remove the seeds.

  9. On a cookie sheet, place the cream mixture into the halved papayas. Cover with brown sugar on top and broil until the sugar is caramelized. Top with berries and banana leaves to garnish.


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