HIC's Heart Creme Brulee Dishes are specially designed for making heart shaped food like creme brulee and other single-serving recipes. Considered among the most romantic of desserts creme brulee meaning burnt cream is a rich and creamy custard topped with a delicate layer of caramelized or burnt sugar. There's no better way to serve such a romantic dessert! Specially designed for use in the oven and under the broiler (to 500-degrees Fahrenheit) HIC's Heart Creme Brulee Dishes are the perfect porcelain bakeware for tart shells mini pies and mini heart shaped cake or for baked mac and cheese mini pot pies and quiche. Their beautifully fluted edges automatically create decorative crusts without any fuss. They perform equally well as serveware for dipping sauces and condiments at breakfast lunch or brunch holiday meals party buffets and for outdoor entertaining. A tradition since 1957 HIC Fine White Porcelain Bakeware and Serveware is safe for use in the microwave oven broiler and freezer. It won't transfer odors colors or flavors between uses. Dishwasher safe so cleanup is a breeze.