Perfect Latin Flan

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Flan:  You either like it or you don’t.  I’ve never met an in betweener that said “meh… I guess I’ll eat flan IF you insist.”  Love it or hate it. 

I love it and this recipe is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G.

I’ve made this custardy dessert in the past for work pot-lucks but it never turned out this good.  That’s all changing thanks to this amazing recipe from America’s Test Kitchen.

If you’re a flan hater I’m here to convert you.  This recipe is “FLAN-TASTIC!”  hahahahahahah 😀

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Only 8 ingredients!

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Bake the flan in a water bath by placing a dish towel in a 13×9 baking pan and setting the loaf pan on top.  The towel prevents movement when baking.

You’re going to fill the larger pan with boiling water prior to baking.

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Getting started!  The beginning of the caramel sauce.  It’s only sugar and water 🙂

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Get it to a nice amber color and then pour it into the loaf pan.

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Pretty, right?

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Whisk the eggs really well and then mix everything together in one big bowl!

This recipe is seriously SO simple.

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See the imperfections?  We’re going to strain them out.  ….YOU’RE OUTTA HERE!

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A fine mesh strainer does the trick^^

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Strain the custard mix right on top of the caramel sauce.

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Cover tightly with foil.  Then you make the water bath and put it into the oven to bake.

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Mine took 1 hour and 40 minutes to bake.  I inserted a thermometer into the center to make sure it reached 180* internally before I removed it.

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My family had a ‘fiesta night’ to celebrate my grandma being in town.  I learned that flan (and tiramisu) are her favorite desserts!  Nice coincidence.  Love you Grandma Ann!

Oh.. and thanks for letting me borrower the Christmas Platter, Mom!!

Everyone loved it.  🙂

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I salvaged a piece to bring home to my husband who couldn’t make the party.

I accidentally ate it the next morning.

Oops.

 

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“The only highlight of the evening was that I discovered flan.” – Bill Hader

 

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I want to say thanks to BusyOven.com for sharing this recipe on Pinterest, and thanks to America’s Test Kitchen for creating it!

You can find the VERY EASY recipe here:

America’s Test Kitchen | Perfect Latin Flan

Author: farmtotabletosoul

Hello, I'm so glad you're here! My name is Tara and I created this blog as a creative outlet for myself but also in hopes that I could inspire others like you. Please stick around and re-imagine your creative side. There's plenty of recipes and DIY ideas to check out if you're willing! _______________________________________________________________________________ About Me: I'm a 34 year old energetic wife and mother. I have a vivid imagination and bold sense of humor. I love to cook, bake and create. ☺️ - Tara

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