Spanish flan or Creme caramel. Placing a Kitchen towel under the baking pan allows for insulation. Flan (also called crème caramel or caramel custard) is a custard dessert with a layer of caramel sauce. Flan has been a staple of Mexican and Latin American cuisine since Spaniards brought it to Mexico during the Spanish occupation.
Delicious Spanish flan, everyone will love it! Simple and the traditional way of making flan. Tips: Keep your baking dish warm/hot in the oven while you make the flan, so that when you do pour your caramel (melted sugar) into it, the caramel doesn't harden as quickly. You can have Spanish flan or Creme caramel using 4 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Spanish flan or Creme caramel
- You need 460 g of hot milk.
- You need 4 of eggs.
- It’s of Vanilla.
- You need 100 g of sugar.
Flan (Creme Caramel) a very popular dessert inherited from the Spaniards and common in all Latin America also deserved to be in our collection. In English, this dessert is better known by the french name Crème Caramel (flan is also a word of French origin adopted into Spanish). Flan is the Spanish name for vanilla egg custard topped with caramel sauce. Flan makes a great finish to any meal because, even though it is sweet, it's also a light dessert.
Spanish flan or Creme caramel instructions
- First, in a sauce pan put 100 g sugar (except 3 tbs) and 3 tbs of water on medium heat. Don't whisk. Heat slowly untill caramelized.
- Pour in a 20 cm non stick tray..
- Microwave the milk with sugar in a bowl untill hot. Whisk eggs and vanilla well.Filter while pouring into the milk sugar mix.Then Whisk lightly untill mixed..
- Filter again and pour the liquid into the tray..
- Bring another bigger tray, add boiled water untill it comes half way up the sides of the flan tray. Bake at 180 for 20-30 minutes. You can check with a toothpick after 20 minutes. Check regularly to be sure that there is enough water around the tray..
- Take it out and leave it to cool. Put it in the fridge for 2 hours and serve cold after inverting it..
- Since I had a failed cake, I stuck a layer to the flan and it was delicious 😍.
Spanish Orange Flan or creme caramel has become popular across the entire Spanish speaking world. In fact, it is considered the national dessert of Spain as this pudding can be found on virtually every restaurant menu. Spain and Portugal have a Moorish inheritance of very sweet egg-rich desserts. Simply put, flan is the Spanish version of French crème caramel. There are many regional variations of flan recipe: Spanish, Mexican, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Argentina, etc.