Flan y Cosita (by Lourdes)


(This is a basic flan recipe that can be augmented with various flavorings, such as almond, coconut or pumpkin.)



6 eggs
1 can condensed milk
1 can evaporated milk
2 tsp vanilla
pinch of salt
1 cup granulated sugar to caramelize


1. Melt sugar in a saucepan over medium to low heat until sugar is golden in color. Pour into baking dish or mold, turning the dish to evenly coat the bottom and sides. Set aside.

2. Beat together in a large bowl the eggs, condensed milk, evaporated milk, salt and vanilla.

3. Pour egg mixture into baking dish and cover with aluminum foil.

4. Place dish in a bain-marie (water bath) and place in a 350 degree preheated oven for 60 minutes.

5. Let cool completely and carefully invert on a serving platter.

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