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How to Make a "Puerto Rican" Flan

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An easy, step-by-step recipe, for making a traditional flan from Puerto Rico.

Kitchen Tools:
Small Metal Pot
Medium Pan
Large Pan
Hot Pad Gloves
Blender
Can Opener
Spoon
Serving Spatula

Ingredients:
1 Cup Sugar
4 Eggs
7.5 oz Cream of Coconut
14 oz Sweetened Condensed Milk
12 oz Evaporated Milk
1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla



 
 
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Step 1: Pre-Heat Oven:

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375 degrees Fahrenheit

Step 2: Preparing Caramel:

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Heat small metal pot over medium heat.
Add sugar and cook uncovered, stirring the sugar at a steady pace until dark golden brown (sugar turns into caramel).
Quickly pour and spread caramel into medium size pan.

CAUTION: Use hot pad gloves to handle pan, the  caramel will be extremely hot!

Step 3: Combining Ingredients:

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Combine in blender; eggs, cream of coconut, evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, and vanilla .
Blend for 3 minutes.

Step 4: Baking Preparation:

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Place large pan on oven rack.
Place medium pan with caramel inside large pan .
Pour combined ingredients into medium pan over caramel.
Fill large pan halfway with water.
Place in oven.

Step 5: Bake:

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Times may vary.
Bake between 1 hour, 15 minutes & 1 hour, 45 minutes.

Step 6: Cooling Down:

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Remove from oven.
Let sit for 1 hour on stove top.
Place in refrigerator and let sit over night.

Step 7: Serving:

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Slice flan in small squares with spatula .
With spatula , lift square flan off the pan and flip over onto a dessert dish.
Pour a spoonful of caramel from pan over served flan.

ENJOY!!!
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