7 Flan Recipes for the First-Timer

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Classic Vanilla Flan
Ingredients:
1/4 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
3 eggs
14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
1 1/2 cups milk
1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract

Directions:
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Photo by: Spoonful
Classic Vanilla Flan
Ingredients:
1/4 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
3 eggs
14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
1 1/2 cups milk
1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract

Directions:
Preheat oven to 325°F.

In a heavy, small skillet, heat sugar and water over medium-low heat until sugar dissolves. Boil but do not stir, hold skillet's handle and slowly swirl pan to incorporate sugar and water. About 8 minutes.

Immediately pour syrup into 4 custard cups, divide equally. Tilt dishes to coat bottom and sides with caramel.

In a medium saucepan over medium heat, whisk together eggs, milks and vanilla until smooth. Do not boil. Pour mixture into ramikens.

Place ramekins in 13x9x2 inch baking pan. Pour hot water into baking pan, half way up the sides of cups (bain marie). Bake flans for 45-50 minutes or until sides of flans are set but centers are wobbly. Remove baking pan from oven and let the flans cool in the baking less 
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Wed, Mar 20, 2013 7:00 PM EDT
A bit exotic to the uninitiated, flan is a delectable dessert that's easy to prepare! These recipes will have your family asking for seconds.
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