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Caramel Flan

Rated as 4.34 out of 5 Stars

"A classic dessert that is loved by all, this flan is made with simple ingredients. A soothing warm custard is a divine finish to any meal."
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Ingredients

servings 337 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In heavy skillet, over medium heat, cook sugar, stirring constantly until melted and caramel-colored. Pour into ungreased 1 1/2 -quart ring mold* or 9-inch round or square baking pan, tilting to coat bottom completely. In medium bowl, beat eggs; stir in water, EAGLE BRAND(r), vanilla and salt. Pour over caramelized sugar; set pan in larger pan (a broiler pan). Fill larger pan with 1-inch hot water. Bake 55 to 60 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Cool. Chill. Loosen side of flan with knife; invert onto serving plate with rim. Garnish as desired. Refrigerate leftovers.

Footnotes

  • * If using ring mold, decrease sugar to 1/3 cup.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 337 calories; 7.7 g fat; 34.7 g carbohydrates; 5.2 g protein; 110 mg cholesterol; 143 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is the first time I've ever made flan from scratch and it tastes exactly like the first time I had it at a restaurant! One hint... do NOT stir the sugar when it's caramelizing (sp?). It wil...

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The sauce was BITTER! I was so embarrased serving this awful mess. If you do try this, make sure to not let the sugar get very brown at all.....the recipe directions should have...

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This is the first time I've ever made flan from scratch and it tastes exactly like the first time I had it at a restaurant! One hint... do NOT stir the sugar when it's caramelizing (sp?). It wil...

This flan came out PERFECT! The only alteration I made was increasing the sugar to 1 cup. [As a side note to those of you who have never made caramel before: You should only stir the sugar ...

The sauce was BITTER! I was so embarrased serving this awful mess. If you do try this, make sure to not let the sugar get very brown at all.....the recipe directions should have...

I have made this twice. The second time I added 1/2 pkg of cream cheese and cooked it for 1 1/2 hours on high in the crock pot. After letting it chill overnight in the fridge I turned it out o...

This is a wonderful recipe that I have made several times in the last couple of months. My Dad and my boyfriend are both flan lovers, and both think this is a great recipe. Whenever I have dinne...

This was a first attempt and it turned out fabulous. I took the advice of not stirring to carmelize and had no problems. I used a small pyrex bowl and set it in a large oven safe bowl so that th...

This flan is AWESOME!!! I used 1 cup of sugar as another member suggested, and it turned out perfect!!!! This flan is just like my mom's, and I would definitely make it again!!!!! Maybe I'll ...

This is the best flan ever and so easy to make! I made it last night; my husband told me that its taste better than the restaurant a lot; and he hog the whole plate. He also suggested that next ...

This recipe was great, and very simple. It's very good traditional flan. I baked them in individual dishes instead of the 9 inch round, and it made about 8 ramekins. I needed about 1/4 cup ex...