Simply the Best Mexican Flan

Recipe by shygirl
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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 5
YIELD: 5 ramekins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat 1/2 cup sugar in sauce pan to make caramel.
  • Watch closely till it turns amber, swirl now and then.
  • Pour to individual 5 ramekin cups.
  • Let cool to form base of the flan.
  • In a pan, heat milk with half and half just till barely simmering.
  • If making it coffee flavor, now is the time to put the coffee granules.
  • Add the 1/2 cup remaining sugar and stir till dissolved.
  • Pour some of the milk mixture to eggs and beat (just to temper eggs).
  • Pour the warm egg mixture back to the pan and keep whisking.
  • Add in vanilla and salt.
  • Pour to ramekins.Place all ramekins in a big pan 13x9.
  • Bake 325 oven for 45 minutes bane maria.
  • (pouring hot water on the 13x9 pan, working up to 1 inch of water on the ramekins.).
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