Flan is a sweet, silky rich, creamy dessert made of caramel topping and a custard base; This recipe is made with condensed milk and vanilla. Growing up my grandmother would tell me that the secret was the love, I say nonsense it's the condensed milk!
Servings: 8 Servings
- 1 ½ Cups Sugar
- 6 Ea Whole Eggs
- 1 Can Evaporated milk 12oz
- 1 Can sweetened condensed milk 14oz
- 14 oz Fresh milk
- 2 tbsp Vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350°
Caramelize ½ cup of sugar in a small heavy skillet.
Pour into mold and turn the mold around quickly, tilting it from side to side until the mold is coated on the bottom and halfway up the sides. Set aside
Beat eggs lightly; slowly add 1 cup sugar and beat well until all is dissolved in the eggs.
Add milk and vanilla; beat about 2 minutes.
Pour custard mixture into a mold; set the mold in a hot water bath that comes about halfway up the side of the mold.
Place on the lowest rack of the oven and bake for 1 hour 20 minutes.
Test by inserting a knife or toothpick in the center. Remove when it comes out clean.
Let cool for about 1 hour.
invert pan onto a plate with a small ridge so that the caramel will not spill