Spicy Pumpkin Flan (Healthy Alternative to Pie)

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 8-10
YIELD: 1 pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 300°F.
  • Sprinkle1/2 cup sugar in bottom of small saucepan over medium-low heat.
  • Caramelize by stirring often until sugar melts and is golden (approx. 8 minutes).
  • Pour immediately into round 9” cake pan, tipping quickly to coat bottom of pan. Set aside.
  • Combine 1/4 cup sugar and next 6 ingredients in a bowl. Beat at low speed with mixer until sugar is dissolved.
  • Add pumpkin. Beat at low speed until smooth.
  • Pour into prepared cake pan.
  • Place in large shallow pan. Add hot water to larger pan to a 1” depth.
  • Bake for 1 hour or until cooked (insert knife and it comes out clean).
  • Remove cake pan and let cool. When cool enough, cover and chill 3 hours.
  • Loosen edges with a spatula.
  • Place a serving plate on top of cake pan; quickly invert flan onto plate. Drizzle any remaining sauce over flan.
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