Flan is a favorite of our staff graphic artist Leo Cortez. It is an ultimate comfort dessert. This goes out to all the flan lovers out there.
Prep Time: :20
Cook Time: 1 hour
- 1 cup and 1/2 cup sugar
- 6 large eggs
- 1 14oz can sweetened condensed milk
- 2 13 oz cans evaporated milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
In a mixer or with a whisk, blend the eggs together. Mix in the milks then slowly mix in the 1/2 cup of sugar, then the vanilla. Blend smooth after each ingredient is added.
Pour custard into caramel lined ramekins. Place ramekins in a large glass or ceramic baking dish and fill with about 1-2 inches of hot water. Bake for 45 minutes in the water bath and check with a knife just to the side of the center. If knife comes out clean, it’s ready.
Remove and let cool. Let each ramekin cool in refrigerator for 1 hour. Invert each ramekin onto a small plate, the caramel sauce will flow over the custard.
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Watch a cooking demontration on how to make flan ( In Spanish) at: http://www.multiculturalcooking.net/en2/index.php?option=com_jomtube&view=video&id=28