If you’re looking for a chilled, rich dessert to enjoy in the hot weather, try out this simple yet delicious flan recipe to satisfy your sweet tooth.

3-Ingredient Flan

  • Prep Time:20 minutes
  • Cook Time:1 hour
  • Total Time:1 hour 20 minutes
  • Servings:6
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 1.5 cup evaporated milk or regular milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract (optional)
  • 8 oz cream cheese (optional)
Photo by Carolyn Hsieh
Photo by Carolyn Hsieh

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350ºF.

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Photo by Carolyn Hsieh

Step 2

Cook sugar in saucepan on medium-low heat until it’s golden brown. Sugar hardens quickly, so stir frequently.

Photo by Carolyn Hsieh
Photo by Carolyn Hsieh

Step 3

Pour melted sugar in baking dish, coating the bottom and sides.

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Photo by Carolyn Hsieh

Step 4

In large bowl, beat together cream cheese, eggs, condensed milk, and evaporated milk.

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Photo by Carolyn Hsieh

Step 5

Pour mixture into baking dish.

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Photo by Carolyn Hsieh

Step 6

Set baking dish in larger pan filled with water. Place in oven and bake for 50 to 60 minutes.

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Photo by Carolyn Hsieh

Step 7

Cool for 1 hour and refrigerate overnight.

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Photo by Carolyn Hsieh

Step 8

Invert pan onto serving plate and enjoy.

Photo by Carolyn Hsieh
Photo by Carolyn Hsieh