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Flan (Puerto Rican Custard) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ann Marie Smith
Added: Sunday, November 5, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. sugar
8 eggs
2 cans 14 oz each condensed milk
3 1/2 c. water
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Carmelize a round 8x3" bundt pan, by melting 1 c. sugar slowly, in the pan to a light gold. Swirl the pan to coat bottom and sides with caramel. Set on wire rack.

In a saucepan, mix gradually the eggs, condensed milk, water, salt and vanilla. Strain any firm cream out.
Pour mixture into carmelized pan. Set pan in a large shallow baking pan containing 1 " of hot water. Bake about 1 hour, or until set and golden. Allow to cool on wire rack. Cover and place in fridge. When ready to serve, invert the custard onto a platter.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the basic flan recipe. However, flan can be made with pineapple or coconut. You can also use cream cheese for a thicker and richer flan.

 

 

 

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