A tasty, sweet and soft European tradiition, now with a Central American recipe.


3⁄5 c sugar
2 egg


  1. Heat a pie plate or flan pan to 200 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a saucepan begin to heat the 1/3 cup ofsugar and start stirring when it turns into a caramel.
  3. Remove the pie plate (or flan pan) from the oven and quickly pour the sugar into it, rolling it around to cover the bottom as well as the sides.
  4. In a bowl, beat the eggs with the remaining sugar then add the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  5. Pour the mixture into the hardened caramel, the put the dish into a bigger pie plate.
  6. Fill the space inbetween the two pie plates with boiling water then bake it all at 325 degrees Fahrenheit for 50 minutes.
  7. Cool and refrigerate for 2 hours, then cut around the edges of the flan.
  8. Put a plate on top then flip the flan onto the plate and serve.
4 servings
1 hour