Classic Flan

Classic Flan
Classic Flan might be just the European recipe you are searching for. This recipe covers 5% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 222 calories, 6g of protein, and 5g of fat. This recipe serves 6. It works well as a dessert. Head to the store and pick up vanillan extract, milk, sugar, and a few other things to make it today. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and vegetarian diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 1 hour and 45 minutes.

Instructions

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Preheat oven to 350°F. Stir 1/2 cup sugar and 1/4 cup water in heavy small saucepan over low heat until sugar dissolves. Increase heat; boil without stirring until syrup is deep amber color, brushing down sides of pan with wet pastry brush and swirling pan occasionally, about 10 minutes. Divide caramel among six 3/4-cup custard cups. Working quickly, tilt cups, coating bottoms and part of sides.
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Stir milk and 1/2 cup sugar in medium saucepan over low heat just until sugar dissolves (milk will be lukewarm).
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Whisk eggs in medium bowl until blended. Slowly whisk in milk mixture.
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Whisk in vanilla and salt. Strain custard into prepared cups.
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Arrange cups in 13x9x2-inch metal baking pan.
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Pour enough hot water into baking pan to come halfway up sides of cups.
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Bake flans until just set in center, about 50 minutes.
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Remove cups from water and let stand 30 minutes. Chill until cold, at least 4 hours and up to 1 day.
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Cut around sides of each cup to loosen flan; turn out onto plate.

Recommended wine: Tempranillo, Albarino, Grenache

Spanish works really well with Tempranillo, Albarino, and Grenache. When pairing wine with Spanish dishes, why not follow the rule 'what grows together goes together'? We recommend albariño for white wine and garnachan and tempranillo for red. One wine you could try is Flaco Tempranillo. It has 4 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 8 dollars.
Flaco Tempranillo
Flaco Tempranillo
Produced from organically grown, dry-farmed vineyards. Flaco shows the complexity of twice its price. These vines are tended in diverse micro-climates, allowing for more consistency of ripeness year after year. The fresh, pure character of this wine makes this an extremely versatile wine to pair with food. This wine pairs well with white meats like pork and chicken and flaky fish like hake, cod or flounder. This has the fruit and acidity to match with red meats, as well.