Flan with brandy

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2½ cup Milk
1 \N 2 inch piece vanilla bean
1 cup Sugar
3 \N Eggs
3 \N Egg yolks
¼ teaspoon Nutmeg
¼ teaspoon Cinnamon
¼ teaspoon Allspice
2 tablespoons Brandy

1. Preheat oven to 350 F. 2. In saucepan, bring the milk & vanilla bean to just below boiling. Remove from the heat & cover to let the bean steep.

3. Heat ½ cup sugar in skillet over low heat until melted and light brown. Pour at once into 6 custard cups, dividing evenly. Swirl sugar around cups (Work with care as carmel is very hot).

4. Beat together eggs, egg yolks and remaining ½ cup sugar until light & foamy. Slowly add the milk (discard the vanilla bean) & mix thoroughly. Add spices & brandy & blend. Pour into custard cups.

5. Place cups in a shallow pan & pour enough boiling water around cups to come halfway up sides. Place in preheated oven & reduce heat to 350 F. Bake 40-45 min. or until knife inserted in the center of custard comes out clean. Chill.

6. To unmold, loosen edge & slip point of knife along side to let air in.

the point of a knife along the side to let air in. Invert on plate.




From the <Micro Cookbook Collection of Mexican Recipes>. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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