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Leche Flan Recipe
For the syrup, you will need:
1/4 cup + 2 tbsps. sugar divided
1/4 cup water
For the flan, you will need:
1/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 cup milk
1 300 ml sweetened condensed milk
10 egg yolks
juice from 1 lemon
Prepare the syrup:
Heat the 1/4 cup sugar in a saucepan without stirring until it burns slightly. carefully pour in water and shake the pan to blend. If any sugar crystal form, remove it, leave the rest of the melted sugar in the pan.
Add the remaining 2 tbsps sugar and let simmer until bubbles form on the sides. Pour immediately into two to three leche flan molds, distributing evenly . Tilt molds until the bottom of the molds are evenly coated with the syrup.
Cooking tip: Bubbles are formed when air has been incorporated in your leche flan. To prevent bubbles from forming, do not include egg whites in your recipe.
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