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Flan Au Citron (Lemon Flan)

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“Flan au citron (Lemon Flan) is a traditional Beninese recipe for a classic sweet custard-based flan flavoured with lemon zest that's cooked until set in a double boiler. Did not include cooling time and I am unsure of the servings. Found online and Posted for ZWT.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Heat together 3 tbsp sugar and 3 tbsp water until golden brown. Pour into a well-buttered flan mould.
  2. Beat the eggs with the remaining 3 tbsp sugar until thickened, then add the 100g sugar along with the milk, cornflour and lemon zest.
  3. Mix well and pour into the flan mould.
  4. Cook in a bain-marie for 45 minutes until the flan thickens and sets. Allow to cool completely then serve.

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