Mexican Flan

star pooley

By
@starryrose

Creamy, sweet and easy to make!


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
sugar
4
eggs
1 (14) oz
sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk)
1 c
water
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Caramelize sugar by pouring into a heavy saucepan and stirring continuously with a WOODEN spoon over a low flame until sugar melts and turns golden brown.
2
Pour sugar immediately into a 1-quart casserole, coating the bottom and sides evenly (accomplished by holding casserole dish in your hands and carefully tilting to coat sides). **BE CAREFUL WITH POURING OF HOT SUGAR AS IT CAN CAUSE SEVERE BURNS!
3
Allow sugar to cool.
4
Prepare custard by beating eggs, adding milk and vanilla; mix well.
5
Pour into casserole and set casserole into larger pan containing 1-inch of hot water.
6
Bake at 350°F for 1-1 1/2 hours or until knife inserted comes out clean. It should be golden brown on top.
7
To serve: Loosen around sides with a spatula and turn onto a serving dish.
8
Chill and serve with the sauce created from the casserole dish.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings