My Mom's Flan

6
Servings
60m
Prep Time
60m
Cook Time
2h
Ready In


"I can eat a whole flan all by myself."

Original recipe yields 6 servings
OK
  • FOR THE CARAMEL

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (283.5 g)
  • Calories 515.6
  • Total Fat - 8.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 155.5 mg
  • Sodium - 215.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 101.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0 g
  • Sugars - 99.6 g
  • Protein - 9.6 g
  • Calcium - 195.9 mg
  • Iron - 0.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Heat 1/2 cup sugar in a heavy skillet or saucepan, stirring constantly until it melts and turns a dark golden color.

Step 2

Remove from heat and immediately pour into a 4 1/2 cup metal ring mold, swish it around so it evenly coats the bottom of the ring mold.

Step 3

In a saucepan mix milk and sugar and simmer for 1 hour.

Step 4

Let it cool.

Step 5

Mix eggs, egg yolks and vanilla. Add to the cooled milk and pour on the ring mold.

Step 6

Place ring mold in another pan and place on an oven rack. Pour water on the pan around the ring mold to a depth of 1 inch.

Step 7

Bake at 325F for close to l hour or until a knife comes out clean.

Step 8

Cool flan and chill for at least 3 hours.

Step 9

To un-mold the flan loosen edges with a spatula, slip spatula down the sides to let air inches

Tips & Variations


  • Heavy skillet
  • Saucepan
  • 4 1/2 cup metal ring mold

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