creme caramel , flan, or caramel custard is basically a custard dessert with a layer of soft caramel on top.
Ingredients for making Creme caramel custard or flan recipe :
Milk 3 cups
Sugar 5 tbsp
Vanilla essence ½ tsp
5 - 6 tbsp sugar for caramel syrup
Directions for making Creme caramel custard or flan recipe :
prepare the caramel syrup, preheat a pan, add sugar into it and on low heat caramelize till golden brown. Pour immediately into a flat bottomed mould.
Beat the eggs lightly and add vanilla essence to it. Dissolve the sugar in milk, mix in the beaten eggs and blend well. After that, pour it into the caramel-lined mould and cove r with grease proof paper. Steam it in an appropriate vessel for about 30 minutes till the custard sets. Remove the vessel from fire and chill.
To serve, loosen the edges of the custard with a sharp spatula and invert onto a suitable serving platter. Cut into wedges and serve.