Coconut Flan

Coconut Flan

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15 min.
343 min.
8 Servings

Coconut Flan is a variation on a sweet custard dessert that is popular throughout Latin American and Europe. It is a simple yet elegant finale to any meal.


  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cans (13.5 fluid ounces each) coconut milk
  • 1 can (14 ounces) NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • Whipped cream
  • Toasted flaked sweetened coconut
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PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

HEAT sugar in small, heavy-duty saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, for 3 to 4 minutes or until dissolved and caramel-colored. Pour onto bottom of 9-inch-round cake pan; quickly swirl around bottom to coat.

PLACE coconut milk, sweetened condensed milk, eggs and coconut extract in blender; cover. Blend for 5 seconds. Pour into prepared pan; cover lightly with foil. Place pan in large roasting pan; fill roasting pan with warm water to about 1-inch depth.

BAKE for 1 hour, 25 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 pan. Turn over; shake gently to release. Garnish with whipped cream and toasted coconut flakes.

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I have made this flan twice so far, and I have gotten so many compliments! Thank you la lechera :)

- Jamile S from


It was very good and easy to bake. 1st time baking flan and easy. wow!!!!!

- Y. from sf,ca

Che Dolce!

My Sicilian family loved this. It was like a taste of the Caribbean in our home. I made it at Christmas time and served along with our traditional desserts like cannoli and tortoni and it was STILL a favorite. Now, to Italian people that is major!....Tanti complimenti. Grazie La Lechera....Buonissimo!

- Gina Branica from Huntington Beach, CA


This flan is awesome, my entire family loved it and it is so easy to prepare Thanks

- George from Westworth Village, TX

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/8 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 8

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 540
  • Calories from Fat: 270
  • Total Fat: 30g (46% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 23g (116% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 155mg (51% of DV)
  • Sodium: 135mg (6% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 59g (20% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g (4% of DV)
  • Sugars: 56g
  • Protein: 11g
  • Vitamin A: 8% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 2% of DV
  • Calcium: 20% of DV
  • Iron: 20% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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