Thursday, February 17, 2011
This is a rich dessert,also known as flan.The best thing about this one is that it can be made up to two days before you need it,making it a great dessert for entertaining.Your guests are sure to be impressed.
3 tbsps. water
3/4 c. sugar
Place 6 -6oz. custard cups on your counter.
3 c. of milk
1/2 c. sugar
3 whole eggs,plus 3 egg yolks
1 tsp. vanilla
Place the cups in a large baking pan,and pour very hot water into the pan,so that it reaches halfway up the sides of the custard cups.Cover with aluminum foil,and bake in the oven at 325 degrees for 50 minutes.Test to see if they are done by inserting a knife in one and see if it comes out clean.
Remove cups from the pan and refrigerate immediately.Keep refrigerated for at least 3 hours and up to 2 days.When ready to unmold,carefully run a knife around the edges of the custard and invert onto a small plate.Let the caramel run down the sides.Serve immediately.