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Flan de Coco (Coconut Flan)

Flan de Coco (Coconut Flan)

  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    1 h
  • Ready In

    9 h 10 m
Esther

Esther

A delicious, tropical coconut flan -- authentically Caribbean!

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  • Calories:
  • 296 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.1g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 8.3 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 127 mg
  • 42%
  • Sodium:
  • 115 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  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.
  5. All done! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments!
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Reviews

Nurynski
192

Nurynski

2/13/2008

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! Advice: Be careful for not over cooking the sugar for the syrup, it may get bitter.

Elvira
108

Elvira

10/12/2007

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

PTRICK
75

PTRICK

1/20/2008

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 with a dollop of whip cream and some fresh quartered oranges and dark chocolate on the side. Even the guests who do not normally like dessert were raving!

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