An easy, step-by-step recipe, for making a traditional flan from Puerto Rico.
Small Metal Pot
Hot Pad Gloves
1 Cup Sugar
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:
375 degrees Fahrenheit
Step 2: Preparing Caramel:
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:
Combine in blender; eggs, cream of coconut, evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, and vanilla .
Blend for 3 minutes.
Step 4: Baking Preparation:
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:
Times may vary.
Bake between 1 hour, 15 minutes & 1 hour, 45 minutes.
Step 6: Cooling Down:
Remove from oven.
Let sit for 1 hour on stove top.
Place in refrigerator and let sit over night.
Step 7: Serving:
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.