Flan Recipe

No Cuban feast would be complete without flan. A simple but delicious dessert similar to elegant creme brulee. Just divine!
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  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 6 large Egglands Best eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pint milk , scalded
  • Boil the 3/4 cup sugar and water until the mixture turns a caramel color. Quickly divide the mixture among 8 custard cups.
  • Beat the eggs, 2 cups of sugar, vanilla and salt. Add the hot milk that has been strained through cheesecloth.
  • Place the custard cups in a baking pan and pour the custard mixture into the cups. Pour approximately 1 inch of water into the baking pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 40 to 45 minutes or until the custard is set.
  • Cool in the refrigerator. When ready to serve, unmold from dessert dishes.

Notes and Suggestions
To unmold the flan, sit the custard cups in an inch of warm water. It will slightly warm the sugar and make them slip out easily. Turn over onto a plate. Decorate with fruit if desired.

Nutritional Facts
1 Serving: Calories 362; Fat 6g (14.1% calories from fat); Protein 7g; Carbohydrate 72g; Dietary Fiber 0g; Cholesterol 167mg; Sodium 150mg.
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