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Leche Flan

How to Make Leche Flan

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert Recipe
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 6 servings


  • Caramelize 1/4 cup sugar in a mold
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 whole eggs slightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon rind
  • 1 tall can evaporated milk


How to make Leche Flan

  • Combine all ingredients and beat very slightly.
  • Strain into mold with caramelized sugar.
  • Steam bath or bake until firm.
  • Cool before unmolding on a platter.
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings.

How to Caramelized the sugar in a mold:

  • Pour the sugar on an aluminum mold and put over the flame.
  • Tilting the mold constantly until the melted sugar spreads evenly on the bottom of the pan.
  • When the melted sugar turns light brown, remove from flame.