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a recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

A dear friend of mine gave me this recipe about 20 years ago. It makes a delicious flan, and it's super easy!

serves 6-8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For flan

  • 1/2 c
  • 1 can
    (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 c
    whole milk
  • 3
  • 3
    egg yolks
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract

How To Make flan

  • 1
    Sprinkle sugar evenly in a heavy saucepan; place over medium heat. Cook stirring constantly until sugar melts and syrup is a light golden brown. Pour hot sugar mixture into a 9-inch glass pie plate, tilting to coat the bottom; set aside.
  • 2
    Combine remaining ingredients in container of an electric blender; process at high speed for 10 seconds. Pour the mixture into pie plate and place in a 14x11x2 inch pan. Pour 1 inch of hot water into the larger dish.
  • 3
    Bake at 325 degrees for 40 minutes or until knife inserted into center comes out clean.
  • 4
    Refrigerate over night.
  • 5
    Loosen edges with a spatula; quickly invert flan onto a serving plate.