Caramel Flan


A delicious caramel flan, perfect for any occasion.

Ingredients

  • 1 litre (4 cups) whole milk
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place milk, eggs, 1/2 cup sugar, vanilla, cornstarch, and salt in a blender; blend until smooth.
  3. Pour mixture into a 9×13 inch baking dish.
  4. Bake for 45 minutes, or until set.
  5. Melt butter in a small saucepan; add remaining sugar. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, for 3 minutes. Remove from heat; spoon over flan.
  6. Cool before serving.

Potential changes & improvements

You could try using different types of milk, such as almond milk, for a different flavour. You could also experiment with different extract flavours, or add in some fruit.

What other food it works well with

This flan goes well with a variety of other dishes, such as roast chicken or fish, salads, or simply on its own.

Common Mistakes

One common mistake is to overcook the flan, which will result in a dry and crumbly texture. Another mistake is to not cook the caramel sauce long enough, which will result in a runny sauce.

Nutritional Information

This recipe is high in fat and calories.

Allergens

This recipe contains eggs, milk, and corn.


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