Portuguese Flan Recipe

Portuguese Flan – all the flavors of Portugal – a melting pot of Mediterranean cultures. Explore the influences on the Portuguese cuisine and embrace the spices and ingredients typical of Mediterranean including flan / portuguese

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Flan Ingredients

Portuguese Flan

  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1/2 c. water
  • CUSTARD:
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 c. milk (richer flavor use 1/2 milk, 1/2 cream)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • Method

  • Caramel: In a heavy saucepan, melt down the sugar along with water and bring to boil.
  • Watch this carefully.
  • Once it boils the bubbles will slow down to form a syrup.
  • As soon as the syrup turns gold in color, remove at once.
  • With mitts on, pour the syrup into a pie-plate or your favorite baking dish.
  • Note: The dish will be burning hot once the syrup is in it.
  • Quickly turn the dish so that the sides are all glazed with the syrup.
  • Set aside.
  • Custard: Beat sugar and eggs together.
  • Slowly add milk and vanilla.
  • Pour into glazed dish.
  • Bake about 1 hour at 325 degrees or until knife comes out clear when inserted in center.
  • Allow to cool about 1/2 hour.
  • Turn-over to a deep serving dish and refrigerate.
  • If you wish to garnish, you may top with toasted slivered almonds.
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