Let’s have Merienda.

Leche Flan - i ate the other half^_^

Let’s have merienda! (snaacks in english)

My sister baked this yummy and so sweet leche flan yesterday.  We got a dozen extra eggs that wouldn’t fit in our fridge so we made them into a healthy dessert or snack.  This is easy and simple to make if you know how to separate the egg yolk. In my case, I broke two egg yolk’s not yet separated with the egg white. ^_^  Its ingredients are only egg, sugar, vanilla and condensed milk.  We were able to bake 2 heart-shaped leche flan. I recommend you to try this delicious meal^_^

Here’s the recipe if you want to make this.

heart-shaped leche flan (those are sugar syrup on top)

LECHE FLAN RECIPE

  • 1 can (390g) evaporated milk
  • 1 can (390g) condensed milk
  • 10 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract or lemon essence

For the caramel:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup water

Leche Flan Cooking Instructions:

  • In a saucepan, mix the sugar & water. Bring to a boil for a few minutes until the sugar caramelize.
  • Pour the caramelized sugar into aluminum moulds – you can use any shape: oval, round or square. Spread the caramel on the bottom of the moulds.
  • Mix well the evaporated milk, condensed milk, egg yolks and vanilla by hand or blender.
  • Gently pour the mixture on top of the caramel on the aluminum moulds. Fill the moulds to about 1 to  1 1/4 inch thick.
  • Cover moulds individually with aluminum foil.
  • Steam for about 20 minutes (the traditional way to make Leche Flan is by open-air steaming on either an open cooking fire or stove top) OR
  • Bake for about 45 minutes. Before baking the Leche Flan, place the moulds on a larger baking pan half filled with very hot water. Pre-heat oven to about 370 degrees before baking.
  • Let cool then refrigerate.
  • To serve: run a thin knife around the edges of the mould to loosen the Leche Flan. Place a platter on top of the mould and quickly turn upside down to position the golden brown caramel on top.

Cooking Tips:

  • You can tell when the Leche Flan is cooked by inserting a knife -if it comes out clean, it is cooked.

SOURCE: filipino recipe

Have fun cooking!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s