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1 can condensed milk
1 can evaporated milk
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
1/2 cup brown sugar
Caramelize the 1/2 cup brown sugar on the flan container at very low temperature. Cool until the caramel has hardened.
Mix the rest of the ingredients in a bowl then pour over the caramel in the flan container.
Bake at 375 degrees Bain Marie style (double boiler) for 1 hour to 1 hour and 5 minutes. After one hour, tap the top of the flan to check firmness. Once flan is cooked, turn off the oven; you may continue to leave the flan in the oven to cook and settle a bit more. You may refrigerate if not to be served immediately but make sure you take container out of the refrigerator 1 hour before serving to get flan to room temperature.
Melanie Q Suzara is a retired official of the United Nations. To keep up with her growing family, she has taken up home cooking in the last couple of years.
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