Rich Orange Flan

A classic Mexican dessert takes on a citrus edge in this simple yet elegant version.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 3 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 12

Ingredients

3/4
cup sugar
3
tablespoons boiling water
6
eggs
1/4
cup orange juice
2
tablespoons finely grated orange peel
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
1
can (12 oz) evaporated milk
Spun sugar, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Spread sugar evenly over bottom of heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar melts and turns light caramel color. Add 3 tablespoons boiling water, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Pour into ungreased quiche dish or 10-inch glass deep-dish pie pan or 8-inch (2-quart) square baking dish . Tilt to evenly cover bottom; set aside.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat remaining ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed 1 to 2 minutes or until thoroughly blended. Pour over caramelized sugar. Place baking dish in large pan (broiler pan). Pour 1 inch hot water into broiler pan.
  • 3 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until mixture is almost set and knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 1 hour; refrigerate 1 hour. Run knife around outside edge to loosen; turn upside down onto 12-inch round serving plate with raised sides to hold liquid. Garnish with spun sugar.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    240
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    125mg
    125%;
    Sodium
    105mg
    105%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    34g
    34%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    34g
    34%
    ),
    Protein
    8g
    8%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
    © 2013 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved