Coconut Flan Recipe

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Coconut Flan

Ana Santiago

By
@buenodeverdad

Everyone loves Flan!
We don't make it often, but when we do...it's gone! Usually holidays is when Flan is made the most...especially Christmas.

The 1 hour Prep time is just an estimate. It may take you less time.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

CARAMEL TOPPING

1/2 c
granulated sugar
2 Tbsp
water

CUSTARD

2 c
milk
4
eggs
1/4 c
sugar
1/8 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/3 c
shredded or flaked coconut

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For caramel topping, heat sugar and water in a small skillet, stirring constantly, until sugar melts and turns golden brown.
2
Pour syrup into a 1-quart baking dish or 6 custard cups, tipping to coat bottom and partway up sides. Set dish (or cups) aside.
3
For custard, scald milk. Beat eggs; beat in sugar,salt, and vanilla extract. Gradually beat scalded milk into egg mixture. Strain into prepared baking dish or custard cups. Sprinkle top with coconut.
4
Place baking dish in pan containing hot water which comes at least 1 inch up sides of dish or cups.
5
Bake at 325F degrees about 45 minutes for individual custard cups, or 1 hour for baking dish.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings, Other Desserts
Hashtag: #coconut