Classic Flan Recipe

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Classic Flan Recipe. This flan recipe has been updated slightly to make it a simple to cook dessert recipe. A traditional flan recipe is a wonderful egg-based dessert that is smooth, sweet goodness in every tasty bite; a custard caramel treat that is simply delicious.


This flan recipe has been updated slightly to make it a simple to cook dessert recipe. A traditional flan recipe is a wonderful egg-based dessert that is smooth, sweet goodness in every tasty bite; a custard caramel treat that is simply delicious.

Classic Flan Recipe

Flan was originally an Italian dish, well Roman. The name flan comes from the French word flaon, which comes from the Latin flado – flat cake. The Romans made flan with honey, the Spanish made it more custardy and sweetened it with sugar – which is the traditional flan recipe we think of today with a caramelized sauce. The classic flan recipe has been updated with “modern” conveniences – such as sweetened condensed milk.

Here is an interesting story about how flan started out as a spicy dish in Roman times, became a sweet dish too, and then eventually evolved into the classic dessert dish that we Americans think of as flan, over the centuries. This classic custard recipe is slightly updated to make it easier to cook.

Classic Flan Recipe Notes:

• The flan can be made up to 2 days in advance.

• Instead of single serve ramekins and custard cups, you can make it in a 9-inch cake pan or even a 10 cup Bundt pan.

Classic Flan Recipe. This flan recipe has been updated slightly to make it a simple to cook dessert recipe. A traditional flan recipe is a wonderful egg-based dessert that is smooth, sweet goodness in every tasty bite; a custard caramel treat that is simply delicious.


Classic Flan Ingredients:

• ¾ cup White Granulated Sugar
• 1/3 cup Water
• 4 large Eggs
• 12oz Evaporated Milk (1 can)
• 14oz Sweetened Condensed Milk (1 can)
• 1 TBSP Vanilla Extract

Classic Flan Mise en Place:

Measuring Cup
• Sauce Pan
• 8 6-ounce Ramekins or Custard Cups
• Measuring Spoon
• Large Bowl
• Whisk
• Baking Pan
• Aluminum Foil

Classic Flan Recipe. This flan recipe has been updated slightly to make it a simple to cook dessert recipe. A traditional flan recipe is a wonderful egg-based dessert that is smooth, sweet goodness in every tasty bite; a custard caramel treat that is simply delicious.


Classic Flan Recipe. This flan recipe has been updated slightly to make it a simple to cook dessert recipe. A traditional flan recipe is a wonderful egg based dessert that is a smooth, sweet goodness in every tasty bite; a custard caramel treat that is simply delicious.


Classic Flan Instructions:

• Combine the sugar and water in a sauce pan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Keep stirring till the sugar dissolves. Once the sugar dissolves, do not stir but keep swirling the pan till the sugar syrup thickens and turns golden brown.

Classic Flan Recipe. This flan recipe has been updated slightly to make it a simple to cook dessert recipe. A traditional flan recipe is a wonderful egg-based dessert that is smooth, sweet goodness in every tasty bite; a custard caramel treat that is simply delicious.


• Divide the caramel evenly between 8 6-ounce ramekins or custard cups.
• Preheat the oven to 325°F.

Classic Flan Recipe. This flan recipe has been updated slightly to make it a simple to cook dessert recipe. A traditional flan recipe is a wonderful egg-based dessert that is smooth, sweet goodness in every tasty bite; a custard caramel treat that is simply delicious.


• In a large bowl, whisk the eggs with a whisk till well beaten.

Classic Flan Recipe. This flan recipe has been updated slightly to make it a simple to cook dessert recipe. A traditional flan recipe is a wonderful egg-based dessert that is smooth, sweet goodness in every tasty bite; a custard caramel treat that is simply delicious.


• Add the evaporated and the condensed milk, along with the vanilla extract. Whisk till well blended. Make sure to use a whisk and not an electric beater as you do not want to incorporate any air.

Classic Flan Recipe. This flan recipe has been updated slightly to make it a simple to cook dessert recipe. A traditional flan recipe is a wonderful egg-based dessert that is smooth, sweet goodness in every tasty bite; a custard caramel treat that is simply delicious.


• Divide the mixture evenly into the 8 ramekins or custard cups.
• Place the cups in a large baking pan with sides. Add warm water to the baking pan, and let it come halfway up sides of the custard cups or ramekins.
• Cover baking pan tightly with foil.

Classic Flan Recipe. This flan recipe has been updated slightly to make it a simple to cook dessert recipe. A traditional flan recipe is a wonderful egg-based dessert that is smooth, sweet goodness in every tasty bite; a custard caramel treat that is simply delicious.


• Bake for 45 minutes. The custard should be set but a little jiggly in the middle. Let it cool for about 20 minutes on the counter.
• Then transfer it to the fridge and let it chill for at least 5 hours. Overnight is the best.

Classic Flan Recipe. This flan recipe has been updated slightly to make it a simple to cook dessert recipe. A traditional flan recipe is a wonderful egg-based dessert that is smooth, sweet goodness in every tasty bite; a custard caramel treat that is simply delicious.


• To serve, run a butter knife along the edges of the custard cups. Invert it onto serving plates.

Classic Flan Recipe. This flan recipe has been updated slightly to make it a simple to cook dessert recipe. A traditional flan recipe is a wonderful egg-based dessert that is smooth, sweet goodness in every tasty bite; a custard caramel treat that is simply delicious.


• Garnish with fresh fruits and mint leaves (optional).

Classic Flan Recipe. This flan recipe has been updated slightly to make it a simple to cook dessert recipe. A traditional flan recipe is a wonderful egg-based dessert that is smooth, sweet goodness in every tasty bite; a custard caramel treat that is simply delicious..


Yield: 48oz

Classic Flan Recipe

Classic Flan Recipe

Classic Flan Recipe. This flan recipe has been updated slightly to make it a simple to cook dessert recipe. A traditional flan recipe is a wonderful egg-based dessert that is smooth, sweet goodness in every tasty bite; a custard caramel treat that is simply delicious.

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup White Granulated Sugar
  • 1/3 cup Water
  • 4 large Eggs
  • 12 oz Evaporated Milk (1 can)
  • 14 oz Sweetened Condensed Milk (1 can)
  • 1 TBSP Vanilla Extract

Instructions

  1. Combine the sugar and water in a sauce pan and bring to a boil over medium high heat. Keep stirring till the sugar dissolves. Once the sugar dissolves, do not stir but keep swirling the pan till the sugar syrup thickens and turns golden brown.
  2. Divide the caramel evenly between 8 6-ounce ramekins or custard cups.
  3. Preheat the oven to 325°F.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs with a whisk till well beaten.
  5. Add the evaporated and the condensed milk, along with the vanilla extract. Whisk till well blended. Make sure to use a whisk and not an electric beater as you do not want to incorporate any air.
  6. Divide the mixture evenly into the 8 ramekins or custard cups.
  7. Place the cups in a large baking pan with sides. Add warm water to the baking pan, and let it come halfway up sides of the custard cups or ramekins.
  8. Cover baking pan tightly with foil.
  9. Bake for 45 minutes. The custard should be set but a little jiggly in the middle. Let it cool for about 20 minutes on the counter.
  10. Then transfer it to the fridge and let it chill for at least 5 hours. Overnight is the best.
  11. To serve, run a butter knife along the edges of the custard cups. Invert it onto serving plates.
  12. Garnish with fresh fruits and mint leaves (optional).

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

8 oz

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 521 Total Fat: 16g Saturated Fat: 9g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 6g Cholesterol: 173mg Sodium: 228mg Carbohydrates: 80g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 80g Protein: 16g

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