The story that crème brûlée itself was invented at the College almost certainly has no basis in fact. But since the later nineteenth century there has been an association between the pudding known as ‘burnt cream’ and Trinity College. Instructions for cooking ‘Cambridge burnt cream’, or even just ‘Trinity cream’ appears in a number of recipe-books. And to this day Trinity’s kitchens often serve a richly filling version of the dish.
Trinity Burnt Cream