Parisian Flan (French Custard Pie)

Parisian Flan (French Custard Pie)

  • Preparation 30 min
  • Cooking 55 min
  • Chilling 6 h
  • Freezing 15 min
  • Makes 10 to 12 servings

This Parisian-style flan dessert is a recipe that'll whisk you away to France!

  • Vegetarian
  • Nut-free
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Ingredients

  • Flan

    • 3 cups (750 ml) milk
    • 1 cup (250 ml) sugar
    • 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped
    • 6 tablespoons (90 ml) cornstarch
    • 1 cup (250 ml) 35% cream
    • 4 egg yolks
    • 1 egg
  • Crust

    • 11/2 cups (375 ml) unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) salt
    • 3/4 cup (180 ml) cold unsalted butter, diced
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) milk
    • 1 egg yolk

Preparation

  • Flan

  • Crust

Note from Ricardo

Keep flan in the refrigerator, but let it temper before serving.

Personal Note

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