This citrus-accented and easy-to-make Lime Flan will add elegance and flavor to any occasion. The fresh lime juice paired with NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk and NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Sweetened Condensed Milk add a rich flavor contrast to this dessert. Dress this one up with fresh grated lime peel before serving. Perfect for special occasions and entertaining.
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 can (12 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
- 1 can (14 ounces) NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Sweetened Condensed Milk
- 6 large eggs
- 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
- 1 tablespoon fresh grated lime peel
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 evaporated milk, LA LECHERA, eggs, lime juice and grated lime peel 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 50 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.