How to Make Leche Flan Dessert

Yummy Leche Flan
Yummy Leche Flan

Leche Flan Recipe


Leche Flan is one of the favorite Filipino desserts which is very popular during special occasion or gatherings especially Christmas and birthdays.


Ingredients:

10 egg yolks
1 big can of evaporated milk
1 big can of condensed milk
1 cup of white sugar
¾ cup of water
1 tsp of vanilla extract


Directions:

  • In a saucepan, mix the sugar and water. Boil until sugar is melted and caramelized.
  • Pour the caramelized sugar into aluminum moulds which can be of any shape like round, oval, or square. Spread the caramel into the moulds.
  • Mix well the evaporated milk, condensed milk, egg yolks, and vanilla. It’s better if you mix them with a blender for smoothness.
  • Slowly pour the mixture on top of the caramel on the moulds. Fill about 1 to 1-1/4 inch thick.
  • Cover the moulds with aluminum foil.
  • Cook by steaming for about 20 minutes or by baking it for about 45 minutes. Make sure you pre-heat oven to about 370 degrees before baking. Leche Flan is cooked when you insert a knife or toothpick - it comes out clean.
  • Let it cool and refrigerate.


To serve:
Loosen the Leche Flan by running a thin knife around the edges of the mould. Cover with a platter then quickly turn upside down to show the golden brown caramel on top.

More by this Author

  • Filipino Food in English Terms
    20

    Filipino food fiesta.. hmmm delicious! Here are some Filipino or Tagalog words used in Food Recipes and their corresponding English translation, definition, or meaning: achuete - annatto; red seeds used to...

  • Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe
    1

    Cut the pork into 3/4 inch cubes. Season with salt and soy sauce. Roll in all purpose flour. Roll again in egg yolk then roll again in flour. Deep fry until done. Cut tomato into 8 pieces. Cut onion also into 8 pieces....

  • Pork Menudo – Easy Filipino Recipe
    16

    Pork Menudo is a favorite Filipino dish which can be served on a day-to-day meal or for gatherings or special occasions. This sounds like Spanish food but it's actually Filipino style. The food...


Comments 23 comments

my-success-guru profile image

my-success-guru 7 years ago from Upstate NY

Hey dyesebel10!

That looks delicious! I'm on the way! LOL

I'm getting hungry!

Take Care,

Jim


dyesebel10 profile image

dyesebel10 7 years ago from USA Author

Yes my-success-guru it is really delicious. Try it. Thanks.


jvillan profile image

jvillan 6 years ago

wow your pretty hot and you can cook? do you have a boy-friend??


dyesebel10 profile image

dyesebel10 6 years ago from USA Author

married


jvillan profile image

jvillan 6 years ago

awwwww thats sad.....booooo....lol so are you really from the states? are you one of those filipinas who grew up here and went back home to pursue acting? if you are, how hard is that if it is??


pumpkin 6 years ago

its delicious and hmm. yummy


dyesebel10 profile image

dyesebel10 6 years ago from USA Author

I migrated to the states.


dyesebel10 profile image

dyesebel10 6 years ago from USA Author

pumpkin, it's really yummy.. try it.. thanks for the comment.


genrp profile image

genrp 6 years ago from North Hollywood, CA, USA

wow! thanks for sharing the recipe.. I wanna try this one weekend or maybe this valentine's day for my partner..


dyesebel10 profile image

dyesebel10 6 years ago from USA Author

Genrp, enjoy your Valentine's day with your partner. Have a good and memorable one.


dingdung 6 years ago

jvillan i think that's marian rivera's picture ur lookin at hehe :D but im sure dyesebel is hotter than marian :)


jenny 5 years ago

hi dyesebel ikaw ba c marian?


pocky 5 years ago

thats marian rivera lol..btw the leche flan ...yummy..drools...


dyesebel10 profile image

dyesebel10 5 years ago from USA Author

@jenny, sya si idol.. hehe


maria 5 years ago

i copied your recipe for the Leche Flan, maybe i could find a fellow when he taste my leche flan... thanks for this...keep you posted when i find a good fellow...


shasta 4 years ago

sorry,dont like marian shes bitchy but i love the leche plan yum...yum


anghel24 4 years ago

waah i tried to do this recipe, and i did well it's delicous, my friends also did this at home.easy to follow.. thanks!!!:)


Mary Ann Joson 4 years ago

i will try this on my birthaday ,,thank you !!


maria 3 years ago

i try too cook ,,thank you;


Dianne 3 years ago

i will cook his on summer =)


mel 3 years ago

thank you..will try it..


Diana 3 years ago

What a beautiful dessert


Anne 3 years ago

My parents are Filipino or half Filipino and we often have it at celebrations. I love your recipe and thank you for sharing it. I am pleased fot you that you have moved to that states and are married.

    Sign in or sign up and post using a HubPages Network account.

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No HTML is allowed in comments, but URLs will be hyperlinked. Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites.


    Click to Rate This Article
    working