Leche Flan (Creme Caramel) Recipe

Leche Flan (Creme Caramel)

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Ingredients

Caramel:

-1 cup brown sugar

-1/4 cup water

Custard:

-12 egg yolks

-3 cans evaporated milk (13 oz)

-1 can condensed milk (14 oz)

-1 tsp vanilla

How to make Leche Flan (Creme Caramel)


  1. To make the caramel, mix water and sugar in a saucepan. Boil over medium heat, stirring constantly until sugar is melted. Let it cook for a few minutes until slightly thickened stirring from time to time to avoid burning.

  2. Pour your caramel syrup into flan molds or custard cups. Tilt them to make sure the surface is evenly covered. Set aside to cool.

  3. In a large bowl combine all the custard ingredients. Gently mix them together. Avoid making too much bubbles so that your flan would be smooth and wont have those bubble holes when cooked.

  4. Strain the mixture as you pour them over the caramel covered molds slowly. Cover molds with aluminum foil.

  5. You can choose between steaming this in a big double broiler or bake in the oven for about an hour or until the custard is firm. If you would do this in the oven make sure to put the flan molds in a bigger tray filled with some water.

  6. Cool before unmolding in a platter. Serve and enjoy!

  • Mariska
    Mariska says

    one of my fave dessert, i ussually make with short cut, buy one in the box, kinda semi homemade, but i add my own twist in it, add yolk make the taste richer, yours look awsome

  • honeygurl
    honeygurl says

    thanks mariska for the comment. ^_^

  • Jaylene
    Jaylene says

    my mom used to buy those eggs with two yolks from farmers to facilitate things :P

  • honeygurl
    honeygurl says

    i know those. they give the flan a brighter color too. here we can buy just yolks from the market. they get those eggs that was cracked during transport and just separate the whites and the yolks and sell them cheaper ^_^

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