A super easy baked flan recipe that is prepared using a blender. It's great served cold and has a creamy texture like custard.

Easy Baked Flan Recipe

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A super easy baked flan recipe that is prepared using a blender. It's great served cold and has a creamy texture like custard. 
Servings: 6
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 5 whole eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven at 350 degrees F.
  • Add the sugar to a small non-stick sauce pan over medium heat.
  • Shake and swirl the sugar around the pan so the sugar will be evenly distributed as they start to dissolve or turn brown and caramelized.
  • When the sugar starts to caramelize, lift the pan couple of inches above the heat and keep the pan moving in circular motion.
  • Once the sugar has liquify, pour into your flan container or dish, making sure to coat evenly the bottom of the dish or container. Set Aside.
  • Now, pour the condensed milk, heavy cream, evaporated milk, eggs and vanilla extract into the blender.
  • Blend on high for one minute. After that, strain the mixture using a cheesecloth.
  • Then pour the mixture over the caramelized sugar in the baking dish or ramekins.
  • Place the baking dish / ramekins inside a larger baking pan and slide the pan into the pre-heated oven.
  • Pour enough hot water into baking pan to come halfway up sides of ramekins. This is called the water bath that will allow the flan to bake gently and evenly.
  • Bake until centers of flans are gently set, about 50 - 60 minutes. Transfer flans to rack and cool. Chill until cold, about 2 hours.
  • Remove the flan from the water bath and let it cool completely.
  • To serve, run small sharp knife around flan to loosen. Turn over onto plate. Shake gently to release flan.
  • Carefully lift off ramekin allowing caramel syrup to run over flan. Repeat with remaining flans and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Baked Flan Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 517 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Fat 36g55%
Saturated Fat 21g131%
Cholesterol 257mg86%
Sodium 128mg6%
Potassium 239mg7%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Sugar 38g42%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 1466IU29%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 183mg18%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Appetizer, Dessert
Mexican
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