Flan Recipe
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This light egg custard recipe comes from a missionary friend who lives in Mexico. It's very typical of the Southwest...and very delicious!
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cans (12 ounces each) evaporated milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the eggs, sugar and salt. Stir in milk and vanilla. Sift brown sugar into eight 5-oz. custard cups or a 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Pour custard mixture over sugar.
Place in shallow baking pan of hot water. Bake at 325° for 30-40 minutes or until knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Chill overnight. Sprinkle with additional brown sugar before serving or unmold to serve. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Flan in Country February/March 1990, p51

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 165 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 151mg cholesterol, 122mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein.

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  • 8 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cans (12 ounces each) evaporated milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  1. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, sugar and salt. Stir in milk and vanilla. Sift brown sugar into eight 5-oz. custard cups or a 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Pour custard mixture over sugar.
  2. Place in shallow baking pan of hot water. Bake at 325° for 30-40 minutes or until knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Chill overnight. Sprinkle with additional brown sugar before serving or unmold to serve. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Flan in Country February/March 1990, p51

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mgd_sls User ID: 7725445 39757
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2014

"This Is A Jericalla In Guadalajara. It's FABULOUS!"

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joedebfry User ID: 265172 67914
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2011

"This is the first time I've ever made or eaten flan. It was good and easy. However, the brown sugar sauce tasted like plain brown sugar. Most recipes call or white sugar which is browned in a saucepan. I'm going to try one of those to compare."

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petrarico User ID: 3044030 15273
Reviewed Oct. 9, 2009

"very good"

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