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With a sous vide, you can cook flan in individual jars for a simple, custardy dessert that's perfect for company and so easy to clean up.

Recipe Summary

cook:
1 hr 5 mins
additional:
20 mins
total:
1 hr 35 mins
prep:
10 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 jars
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place a sous vide cooker inside a large heat-proof container filled with water. Preheat the water bath to 179 degrees F (82 degrees C).

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  • Melt sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat until browned, about 5 minutes. Pour hot melted sugar into eight 4 ounce Mason jars, enough to cover the bottom of each.

  • Mix sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, eggs, and vanilla extract together in a separate bowl. Add to the jars; seal.

  • Place jars in the water bath and set timer for 1 hour.

  • Remove jars from the water bath. Let flan cool until safe to handle, about 20 minutes.

  • Unseal jars and run a small rubber spatula around the sides of the flan. Top each flan with a plate;invert and gently shake to release.

Cook's Note:

You can replace the vanilla extract with 1 scraped vanilla bean.

Nutrition Facts

325 calories; protein 9.5g; carbohydrates 50.5g; fat 9.7g; cholesterol 100.1mg; sodium 138.7mg. Full Nutrition
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