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2007
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A Sugary Sweet Treat

Yummy...but I would suggest having another pair of hands to help you...this CAN get messy. But the mess pays off!



Recipe

  • How to make a creme caramel. Creme Caramel - Step 1
    Step 1

    Preheat oven to 325°F/160°C. Bring a full kettle of water to a boil, and then turn off (its for the water bath after.)

  • How to make a creme caramel. Creme Caramel - Step 2
    Step 2

    Dissolve the sugar for the topping in a saucepan with 1/4 cup/60 ml.

  • How to make a creme caramel. Creme Caramel - Step 3
    Step 3

    Boil until it turns to a dark, liquid, fragrant, caramel.

  • How to make a creme caramel. Creme Caramel - Step 4
    Step 4

    Pour into the cake tin and swirl to coat the bottom evenly. Set aside.

  • How to make a creme caramel. Creme Caramel - Step 5
    Step 5

    Pour the milk into the same saucepan, so that it soaks up the caramel on the bottom and sides.

  • How to make a creme caramel. Creme Caramel - Step 6
    Step 6

    Split the vanilla bean and scrape the seeds into the milk, and add the pod OR pour in the vanilla extract. Heat to boiling point, turn off the heat, cover, and set aside to infuse 10 minutes (you do not need to infuse if you are using the extract).

  • How to make a creme caramel. Creme Caramel - Step 7
    Step 7

    Meanwhile, beat the eggs.

  • How to make a creme caramel. Creme Caramel - Step 8
    Step 8

    Add the (1/2 cup) sugar.

  • How to make a creme caramel. Creme Caramel - Step 9
    Step 9

    Once the milk has infused, whisk it into the egg mixture.

  • How to make a creme caramel. Creme Caramel - Step 10
    Step 10

    Strain the egg/milk/custard mix over the hardened caramel and set the pan in a large dish (We used a stain-less steel pie plate and a glass flan)

  • How to make a creme caramel. Creme Caramel - Step 11
    Step 11

    Pour the boiled water into another *bottom* pan to come half-way up the sides of the flan/pie plate.

  • How to make a creme caramel. Creme Caramel - Step 12
    Step 12

    Transfer to the oven and bake until it is set, 45 minutes to an hour.

  • How to make a creme caramel. Creme Caramel - Step 13
    Step 13

    Remove the flan/pie plate from the oven and from the water bath.

  • How to make a creme caramel. Creme Caramel - Step 14
    Step 14

    Run a knife around the outside edge to loosen the custard.

  • How to make a creme caramel. Creme Caramel - Step 15
    Step 15

    Cool completely – even chill, if you like.

  • How to make a creme caramel. Creme Caramel - Step 16
    Step 16

    To serve, flip the flan/pie plate onto a plate, and pour over any caramel remaining in the flan/pie plate.

  • How to make a creme caramel. Creme Caramel - Step 17
    Step 17

    Enjoy your beautiful and tasty dessert! I did!

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Comments

Jess M.
Jess M. · Roma, Queensland, AU
Only milk, sugar and eggs?
I am definitely making this tonight!
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M.a.r.i.s.o.l.
M.a.r.i.s.o.l. · Los Angeles, California, US · 15 projects
is that flan?
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stephie N.
stephie N. · United States, US · 5 projects
mmm! I made this yesterday (i let it set overnight) and its delish! Thank god for my mom because (i think she has magical powers) She removed the dried up caramel from the dishes! Its amazing! And the flan recipe was incredible! Thanks tons!
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Crafter Monkey
Crafter Monkey · Bolton, England, GB · 6 projects
My boyfriend loves creme caramel, it'll be ace to make him one from scratch, thanks for this. xx
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Anna
Anna · Lake Worth, Florida, US · 6 projects
ahh, i love flan!
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CO + K User

omg this s awesome i love crem caramel too but i sometimes cook so much that it lose its softness and also cleaning caramel is horrible -_- but it s very delicious
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Dolly
Dolly · 26 projects
It is! And I made a discovery this morning while eatting breakfast, it tastes even better frozen! You just have to hack at it with a fork :]
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northernstar
northernstar · Flateyri, Westfjords, IS · 35 projects
that looks so delicious :-D
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Darling Niki
Darling Niki · Clearwater, Florida, US · 20 projects
looks sooo yummy!
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Dolly
Dolly · 26 projects
Well, you can try the one off of The Food Network. I find their recipes are always precise. Heres the link... http://www.foodnetwork.com/food/recipes/recipe/0,1977,FOOD_9936_32756,00.html
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