Cuban Pumpkin Flan

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 45m
Ready In

"There is alot of different flavors of flan ,pumpkin is just one of those .caramel is made in microwave"

Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (494.9 g)
  • Calories 555.9
  • Total Fat - 28.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 10.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 920.2 mg
  • Sodium - 598.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 39 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.6 g
  • Sugars - 35.1 g
  • Protein - 36 g
  • Calcium - 326 mg
  • Iron - 4.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 6.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Microwave caramel

Step 2

Put sugar and water in a 6 cup glass measuring cup.

Step 3

Cover tightly with microwavable plastic and cook on high for 5 minutes,

Step 4

Until the syrup turns deep amber (the longer it cooks, the darker it’ll be).

Step 5

If sugar is still white after 5 minutes,

Step 6

Add 20 seconds at a time till you reach the right golden color.

Step 7

Don’t overcook since you don’t want to burn it!

Step 8

Uncover carefully

Step 9

And pour the caramel into the flan mold you’ll be using.

Step 10

Swish it around until the pan until it is all covered with the caramel.

Step 11

Wear gloves and be careful!

Step 12

Egg custard

Step 13

Blend all the ingredientstogether in 2 batches

Step 14

Blend 5 minutes

Step 15

Pout into a big mixing bowl and whiske it gently together.

Step 16

Pour into your 2 liter flan pan that has been covered with the caramel.

Step 17

Put the uncovered pan in a bain-marie

Step 18

In your oven for one hour at 350 degrees.

Step 19

After one hour, insert a knife in the center and make sure it comes out clean before you remove from the oven

Step 20

Put in the frig overnight

Step 21

Remove the flan from the refrigerator and let it sit at room temperature for 10 minutes.

Step 22

Fill a shallow pan with hot water.

Step 23

Dip the bottom of the mold in the hot water for 3 seconds so the caramel loosens from the bottom of the pan.

Step 24

Flip onto a plate the next day

Tips & Variations

  • Bain marie waterbath
  • Flan pan

Tags : Desserts