Caramel Custard , French Flan Dessert

3.2, 12 reviews

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Recipe Details  
3.2, 12 reviews

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Posted on 17, Mar 2015
Serving 4-6 people
Ready in approx 60-80 minutes
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Post Rating 3.17 out of 5 , from 12 reviews
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For caramel:

  • Granulated sugar - ⅓ cup
  • Water - 1 Tablespoon

For custard filling:

  • Milk - 2 cups
  • Granulated Sugar - ½ cup
  • Vanilla extract - 1 Teaspoon
  • Eggs - 3 Nos
  • Salt - 1 pinch
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Caramel Preparation:

  1. Add sugar and water in a heavy bottomed pan; Stir continuously on medium heat until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  2. Bring to a boil without stirring until the color turns into golden caramel brown.
  3. Quickly pour the caramel into the custard trays, then arrange the custard trays in a big tray and set aside(refer pictures).

Custard filling Preparation:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Boil milk in a sauce pan; Set aside and allow to cool completely.
  3. In a mixing bowl, break in the eggs. Add vanilla extract, sugar, salt and beat until the color turns to yellowish white.
  4. Sieve the milk and pour into the egg mixture; Stirring constantly and mix well.
  5. Fill the custard trays with the prepared cream. Then pour boiling water into the big tray and fill halfway up the sides of the custard trays(refer pictures).
  6. Bake till the custard is set( approx 30 minutes to 1 hour according to the size of your custard tray).
  7. Then remove the custard trays from the big tray; Set aside and cool completely.
  8. Refrigerate overnight or at-least for 8 hrs.
  9. Detach the custard from the tray by cutting around the edges using a knife.
  10. Place a dish on top of the custard tray and turn upside down.
  11. Ready.. steady... go :D
3.2, 12 reviews

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