Guava Flan
Recipe type: Classic Flan w/ Home-made Guava Puree
Cuisine: Spanish
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Serves: 6
Delicioso. Easy to make for large dinner parties too! Adapted and Guavified from Bon Appetit. Allow 1 hour and 30 minutes with the Guava puree prepped. 2 hour and 15 minutes for home-made guava flan
  • 1 c. granulated sugar (dominos)
  • ¼ c. water
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • ½ to ¾ cup of guava puree (made from 4 fresh guavas)
  1. Per heat oven to 350 FHeat ½ c sugar and ¼ c water on low heat until dissolved and clear
  2. Turn up heat to a boil until the mixture caramelizes and turns amber
  3. Remove from heat and pour into 6¾ cup ramekins seated inside two 13x9 inch pans
  4. Combine remaining sugar, milk, salt, vanilla, and guava puree in large sautee pan and heat on low until sugar is dissolved.
  5. Whisk together the eggs and combine with the milk-guava mixture
  6. Pour the mixture into the ramekins
  7. Fill the 13x9 inch pans with water such that the water comes half way up the ramekins
  8. Bake in the oven for 50 minutes at 350 F
  9. Remove from the oven and from the water bath and allow to cool for 30 minutes.
  10. Place into the fridge for 3 hours and then serve by loosening the flan and inverting the ramekin onto a plate!