Tuesday, January 20, 2009

How to cook Leche Plan - Filipino type

What is your favorite dessert?mine is Leche plan.
This is how i cooked leche plan.
Filipino Leche Flan Recipe
The preparation time took you for 30 minutes then estimated cooking time is one hour
Leche Flan Ingredients: 1 can (390g) evaporated milk1 can (390g) condensed milk10 egg yolks1 teaspoon of vanilla extract or lemon essenceFor the caramel:1 cup sugar3/4 cup water
Leche Flan Cooking Instructions: In a saucepan, mix the sugar & water. Bring to a boil for a few minutes until the sugar caramelize.Pour the caramelized sugar into aluminum moulds - you can use any shape: oval, round or square. Spread the caramel on the bottom of the moulds.Mix well the evaporated milk, condensed milk, egg yolks and vanilla by hand or blender.Gently pour the mixture on top of the caramel on the aluminum moulds. Fill the moulds to about 1 to 1 1/4 inch thick.Cover moulds individually with aluminum foil.Steam for about 20 minutes OR Bake for about 45 minutes. Before baking the Leche Flan, place the moulds on a larger baking pan half filled with very hot water. Pre-heat oven to about 370 degrees before baking.Let cool then refrigerate.To serve: run a thin knife around the edges of the mould to loosen the Leche Flan. Place a platter on top of the mould and quickly turn upside down to position the golden brown caramel on top.
Cooking Tips:
You can tell when the Leche Flan is cooked by inserting a knife -if it comes out clean, it is cooked.

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