Flan de Coco (Coconut Flan)

Flan de Coco (Coconut Flan)

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"A delicious, tropical coconut flan -- authentically Caribbean!"

Ingredients

9 h 10 m servings 296 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 296 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.1g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 8.3 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 114 mg
  • 38%
  • Sodium:
  • 115 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place 1 cup of the sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook gently, without stirring, but shaking occasionally until the sugar has melted. Continue cooking until the sugar has completely melted, and turned golden brown. Pour into a large, glass baking dish. Spread the caramel evenly over the bottom of the dish, then set aside to cool for 15 minutes before proceeding.
  3. Once the caramel has hardened, pour the condensed milk, evaporated milk, milk, eggs, 1/2 cup sugar, and coconut into a blender. Blend for 3 minutes until smooth. Pour into baking dish over the caramel.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes until set. When done, remove from oven and let cool for 30 minutes. Run a knife around the edges of the dish to separate the flan from the sides. Refrigerate overnight.

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This flan is delicious. I prepared it two days ago, but I made a couple changes: Instead of using regular milk, i added one cup evaporated milk and a can of coconut milk and it was great! Advic...

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Very very sweet. Be careful not to overbake.

This flan is delicious. I prepared it two days ago, but I made a couple changes: Instead of using regular milk, i added one cup evaporated milk and a can of coconut milk and it was great! Advic...

God, that flan was good!!!! My family loved it!!! Only I substituted the evaporated milk with the same amount of coconut milk.

This was so easy to make that I was suspicious. However, I served this to a dinner party of 8 people and it was fantastic. It tasted fabulous and the texture/consistency was perfect. I served...

I was looking for a recipe to replicate the coconut flan I had while in Costa Rica. This recipe came very close! I didn't do the sugar layer, only the flan itself. Maybe next time, I will do ...

This was fantastic! I used fat-free sweetened condensed milk and splenda inside the flan while using real sugar for the carmelized part. I baked it in ramekins in a pan of water. The texture ...

When I returned from Costa Rica this year I HAD to find a coco flan recipe. This IS IT!!! So easy and absolutely delicious..This is a girls party favorite!!!

I didn't like it but everyone else liked it in the house. It didn't last more than a day! I think it's because I am not a chocolate lover. Be careful when putting the chocolate cake mix on top o...

This is a good flan recipe. I made this, however my family isn`t flan lover. The texture was creamy and tender. I didn`t add sugar into the milk mixture.

Very very sweet. Be careful not to overbake.