Mexican Flan

Mexican Flan

From   Firangi Tadka

Prep: 2 hours

Cook: 55 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Dessert

Type: Mexican

Key Ingredients:

Easy to make, this simple dessert is a sure winner at any get together


  • Caramel
  • Sugar ½ cup
  • Flan mixture
  • Eggs 3
  • Condensed milk 1 can
  • Milk 1 cup
  • Vanilla essence 1 tsp


  • Preheat oven to 180º C.
  • Put sugar in a mould and melt it on high heat. Cook further till it turns golden and caramelizes.
  • Turn the mould so that the caramel spreads evenly. Keep aside to cool.
  • Put eggs, condensed milk, milk and vanilla essence in a mixer and blend. Once sugar/caramel has cooled and become solid, pour the flan mixture into the mould.
  • Half fill a baking tray with ½ inch of warm water, keep the mould in it and cover with aluminium foil.
  • Keep the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 30-40 minutes.
  • Take the mould out of the oven and set it aside to cool down to room temperature.
  • Keep it in the refrigerator for about ½ hour.
  • To demould, run a knife carefully around the edge of the mould. Invert the mould onto a plate and tap the inverted mould gently so that it does not break.
  • Serve immediately.