Clásico Flan is an elegant variation on the classic. This is a great treat for any special occasion and will be a dessert to be remembered. Serve topped with whipped cream and fruit.
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 can (14 oz.) NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Sweetened Condensed Milk
- 5 large eggs
- 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
- 1 to 2 tablespoons NESCAFÉ CLÁSICO Pure Instant Coffee Granules
- Whipped cream (optional)
- Fresh fruit (optional)
PREHEAT oven to 325° F.
HEAT sugar in small, heavy-duty saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, for 5 to 7 minutes or until dissolved and caramel-colored. Quickly pour onto bottom of 9-inch deep pie dish; swirl around bottom and side to coat.
PLACE sweetened condensed milk, eggs, evaporated milk and coffee granules in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Pour into prepared dish; cover with foil. Place dish in large roasting pan; fill roasting pan with water to about 1-inch depth.
BAKE for 55 to 65 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Remove flan from water. Cool on wire rack. Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
TO SERVE, run small spatula around edge of pan. Invert serving plate over dish. Turn over; shake gently to release. Serve topped with whipped cream and fruit.
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I have made this recipe (minus the coffe grounds)for years and I always get complimented on it. I love this way of making it. It's simple and delicious and don't get the egg taste that I get from almost every other flan that I have tried.
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