Vanilla Flan /Spanish Flan

Flan or vanilla Flan/Spanish  Flan is extremely rich and delicious dessert . Universally known as Spanish desert this is almost similar to creme caramel but is made with evaporated milk and condensed milk .
It's rich and very yummy in taste .because its a very rich Dessert I bake this on special occasions only .Rest of the days I prefer my favourite Creme Caramel or Caramel Custard.
vanilla flan recipe

Ingredients
1 can evaporated milk (410g)
1 can condensed milk (400g)
3 eggs
1 tbsp vanilla*
3/4 cup sugar


  • Make caramel by melting the sugar in a sauce pan on medium low flame,keep stirring constantly for 3-4 minutes until you get amber colour caramel.
  • Pour the caramel in a 8/9 inch pan and swirl to coat .
  • In a bowl mix together condensed milk , evaporated milk,eggs and vanilla .
  • Mix with a whisk to combine .
  • Pour this mixture in the mould .
  • Preheat oven at 180 degree for 10minutes 
  • Bake in a water bath for 45 to 50 minutes at 180 degree Celsius or until skewer inserted comes out clean.
  • Remove the flan from the water bath and let to cool before unmoulding.
  • Refrigerate for 5-6 hours or overnight..
  • Run a knife at the edges to loosen the sides of the flan .
  • Cover with  a plate and flip to invert 
  • Serve chilled.


Notes
I have used 1 tsp vanilla paste and 1 tsp vanilla extract.
Water bath - take a baking tray , fill it with some water and place the pan with the flan mixture on it .
Be careful while placing the baking tray in the oven .
Also make sure that the water in the water bath should not enter the flan pan..



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14 comments:

  1. Looks so yum!! Where do you get evaporated milk?

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    1. My husband gets it for me whenever he is coming .otherwise I buy it from Crawford market Bombay

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  2. This is the picture of gorgeousness!! Looks amazing...drooling here!

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  3. Any substitute of evaporated milk?

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    1. try using 200ml fresh cream and 1 1/2 cup whole milk...texture may differ though

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  4. Looks delicious I can finish the entire flan you have to keep it some for me.

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  5. Looks so perfect! I have never got this dessert right and don't have the guts to try it... hehe... since can't have eggs now, will try this some time later... will bookmark...

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    1. Thanks dear..its actually easy and simple since we using condensed and evaporated milk.

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  6. Gorgeous picture, its tempting me a lot to grab them off.....!!!

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  7. Whoa!! This is so tempting!! lovely clicks!!

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