Mexican Caramel Flan



Mexican Caramel Flan

This Mexican caramel flan recipe is a snap to make. If you can turn your oven off and on, you can make this delicious dessert. It's a great dessert for cinco de mayo.Note: You can change the number of people served by placing your cursor over "Servings". The Ingredients will adjust to the new number of servings.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 5 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons caramel ice cream topping


  • In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, sugar, vanilla and salt. Gradually stir in milk. Spoon 1 teaspoon caramel topping into each of six ungreased 6-oz. custard cups.
  • Place cups in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Pour egg mixture into each cup (cups will be full). Fill baking dish with 1-in. of hot water.
  • Bake uncovered at 350 degree F for 30-35 minutes or until centers are almost set (mixture will jiggle). Remove custard cups from water to a wire rack; cool for 30 minutes.
  • Refrigerate for 3 hours or until thoroughly chilled. Invert and unmorld onto rimmed dessert dishes.

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