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“I had this when I was in Sanfo visiting a friend. its so light and sweet. Try it, you' ll know what I mean.”
READY IN:
1hr 5mins
SERVES:
5
YIELD:
5 ramekins
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat 1/2 cup sugar in sauce pan to make caramel.
  2. Watch closely till it turns amber, swirl now and then.
  3. Pour to individual 5 ramekin cups.
  4. Let cool to form base of the flan.
  5. In a pan, heat milk with half and half just till barely simmering.
  6. If making it coffee flavor, now is the time to put the coffee granules.
  7. Add the 1/2 cup remaining sugar and stir till dissolved.
  8. Pour some of the milk mixture to eggs and beat (just to temper eggs).
  9. Pour the warm egg mixture back to the pan and keep whisking.
  10. Add in vanilla and salt.
  11. Pour to ramekins.Place all ramekins in a big pan 13x9.
  12. Bake 325 oven for 45 minutes bane maria.
  13. (pouring hot water on the 13x9 pan, working up to 1 inch of water on the ramekins.).

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