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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1For caramel topping, heat sugar and water in a small skillet, stirring constantly, until sugar melts and turns golden brown.
2Pour syrup into a 1-quart baking dish or 6 custard cups, tipping to coat bottom and partway up sides. Set dish (or cups) aside.
3For 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.
4Place baking dish in pan containing hot water which comes at least 1 inch up sides of dish or cups.
5Bake 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