Caramel Custard (Pudim Flan)

Recipe by Derf2440

This is a wonderful custard from Portugal. Great company dessert. (The wine and food of Europe - Marc & Kim Millon)

Top Review by Graybert

Yummy!! Being of Portuguese heritage, I try almost all the portuguese recipes on this web site! This is very, very close to the type of pudding you would order in Portugal. I did add a whiskey glaze over my finished custard - a Portugues tradition. Very tasty! The cooking time is perfect, as the custards come out well - not dry or undercooked. Thanks for the great recipe!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put a heaped teaspoon of brown sugar into 6 individual ramekins.
  2. In a large bowl, beat sugar and eggs together until yellow and frothy.
  3. Bring milk to boil, gradually add it to the egg mixture, beating constantly.
  4. Add coffee essence.
  5. Pour this mixture into ramekins, place in roasting pan.
  6. Add enough water to come half way up the sides of the ramekins.
  7. Bake in a moderate oven, 350 degrees until just set, about 45 minutes.
  8. To test, stick a skewer into the custard, if it comes out clean, the custard is done.
  9. Remove from oven and allow to cool.

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