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flan with berries and mint, sliced into.
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Flan

Creamy Caramel Flan is a traditional Latin American dessert recipe. A rich custard topped with caramel sauce and fresh berries is how I like to serve it. Its silky and smooth texture is what makes this so delicious and irresistible! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
1 hour10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Traditional Caramel Flan
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 416kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 12 oz can of evaporated milk
  • 1 14 oz can of condensed milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste

Instructions

  • Add the sugar to a skillet and cook it over medium heat for about 15 mins stirring frequently until it turns into a light brown color syrup, be careful not to burn it.
  • Place the caramel into your baking dish
  • Crack 3 eggs and 2 egg yolks into a bowl
  • Add the evaporated milk, condensed milk, eggs, cream cheese, and vanilla extract inside the blender and blend it up then place it into the baking dish.
  • Place the baking dish in a bigger baking dish and add some boiling water to create a water bath this will help the flan cook evenly.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees for 1 hour and refrigerate for a minimum of 4 hours before serving.

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Notes

  • Use a blender to mix the ingredients for a smooth custard.

Nutrition

Serving: 8g | Calories: 416kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 157mg | Sodium: 187mg | Potassium: 384mg | Sugar: 59g | Vitamin A: 595IU | Vitamin C: 2.2mg | Calcium: 300mg | Iron: 0.6mg