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I'm looking for an easy, delicious flan recipe that I can make with ingredients I already have on-hand. I don't have sweetened condensed milk, and most of the recipes I have seen use that ingredient. I do have evaporated canned milk.
Tina from Ashland, OR
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place 1 cup of the sugar in small heavy saucepan; cook on medium heat until sugar is deep golden brown, stirring constantly to create a caramel sauce. Pour into 9 inch round pan.
Place chocolate squares in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on high 1 1/2 minutes or until chocolate is almost melted, stirring after each minutes; cool. Place milk and cream cheese in blender container; cover. Blend until smooth. Add remaining 1/2 cup sugar, eggs and melted chocolate; cover. Blend well. Pour over caramel sauce in pan.
Bake flan in water bath to ensure a gentle, even heat that will prevent curdling. To create water bath, set round pan holding the mixture inside a larger pan. Add water to larger pan, surrounding round pan about half way up the side.
Bake 1 hour or until knife inserted 1 inch from edge comes out clean. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. To unmold, run metal knife around edge of flan. Invert onto plate; shake lightly to loosen. Gently twist to remove pan. Add chocolate garnish, if desired. (Note: Caramel sauce on top will drizzle down sides).
By Robin from Washington, IA
Sprinkle 1/4 cup sugar in a heavy saucepan; place over medium heat. Cook, stirring constantly until sugar melts and syrup is light golden brown. Pour syrup into 6 custard cups; let cool. Combine milks in a medium saucepan, and heat until bubbles form around edge of pan. Combine egg substitute, 1/4 cup sugar, salt and almond extract; beat well.
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I am looking for a recipe for something called "Flung". I think that is how you spell it. Anyone have it?
By Dorie Crews from Algoma, WI
Is this the recipe you are looking for?
No, it is a dessert not a drink..but thanks. It is called Flung.
What is in this recipe? I've searched the whole web and can't find anything remotely related to anything called "Flung." You've peeked my curiosity to say the least.
Are you sure that it's not Flan? I found a recipe for "Far Flung Flan." lol That is as close as I've gotten so far.
It simply must be Flan. Perhaps you think it's called Flung because someone came up with it as an inside joke name when a person didn't like it and Flung the Flan ;-) That's something I would do because I hate custards ;-) LOL!
Read this and then just Google flan recipes, caramel custard recipes or creme caramel recipes and there are oddles of them so just pick the one that suits you best:
Yep that's it. My son swears by this and I am trying to find the recipe for Flan. I am still looking. Thanks.
I'm looking for a recipe I had found years ago, it was in a magazine I believe. It is called Country Leek Flan.
Carol from Yonkers, NY
Don't know if this is what you are looking for, but is the one I use.
1. Set oven to 400 degrees
2. Line a 9 inch pie pan (or flan tin) with pie crust.
3. Saute leeks until soft, season with black pepper and cool.
4. Whisk together the eggs, milk and sour cream. Add salt and then half the cheese and leeks to this mixture.
5. Pour into pie pan and sprinkle with rest of cheese. Grate nutmeg over, place on a baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes until brown.
Because our family is milk/cheese intolerant, any recipe with cheese might not work for us. However, at the natural foods market this week, their sample table included the best recipe you might also enjoy since you are searching for one with leeks:
Apple-sausage slices steamed with tomatoes and leeks galore. It was so very good that I plan to try this for us. I forget to BEGIN with onions, leeks, or garlic, which are SO good for us. I also forget that
cooked tomatoes might turn to mush if not watched, but that they, too, are VERY good for us and so easy to serve up. Good luck and God bless. : )
This elegant and creamy custard dessert is made with coffee to add a delicious flavor to plain flan. It's easy to make for your next special dinner party or celebration.
This is a page about muffin tin flan. Use your muffin tin to make delicious, single serving size flan for dessert tonight.