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Cognac Flan

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 35 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 8
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Ingredients

For the Cognac Syrup

1
cup water
1/2
cup sugar
2/3
cup cognac
1
small strip lemon peel

For the Flan

1
cup sugar
1
can (12 oz) evaporated milk
6
eggs
1
can (14 oz) condensed milk
1
tablespoon cognac syrup
1
cup Honey Nut Cheerios™ cereal

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
476.9
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11.3g
18%
Saturated Fat
5.9g
30%
Cholesterol
168.7mg
56%
Sodium
180.9mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
73.2g
24%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
70.5g
Protein
11.9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
5.10%
5%
Calcium
28.90%
29%
Iron
10.40%
10%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information for this recipe is estimated using a leading nutrition calculation application, but is an estimate only.  Actual nutrition values will vary based on the exact ingredients or brands you may use.

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Store the remaining cognac syrup in a glass bottle.

Directions

  • 1 Preparation for the Cognac Syrup: Place all ingredients in a small pot on medium heat and bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Reduce to low heat and cook slowly for 15 minutes. Allow to cool.
  • 2 Flan Preparation: Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • 3 Melt the sugar in a medium-sized pot on medium heat. Stir constantly until the sugar has dissolved and it turns amber in color. Transfer the caramel to a rectangular mold and distribute it so that it covers the bottom and sides of the mold. Allow to cool completely.
  • 4 Place the rest of the ingredients in a blender and blend until everything has been well mixed. Pour the mix over the caramel into the mold and cover with aluminum foil.
  • 5 Bake for 50-60 minutes in a water bath, or until the flan appears to be firm when shaken. Allow to cool completely.
  • 6 To remove from the mold, run a knife along the inside edges to separate the flan, and turn it over onto a plate.
  • 7 Add the Honey Nut Cheerios™ just before serving.

You can never go wrong with flan for dessert! And this recipe, made with cognac syrup, is perfect for a special occasion. Here you'll find the recipe to make the cognac syrup, which works not only with this flan, but with many other desserts like pastries, cakes, etc. Once the syrup has cooled completely, you can store it in a glass bottle in the refrigerator for up to a month.

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Oriana Romero Oriana Romero
September 20, 2016

You can never go wrong with flan for dessert! And this recipe, made with cognac syrup, is perfect for a special occasion. Here you'll find the recipe to make the cognac syrup, which works not only with this flan, but with many other desserts like pastries, cakes, etc. Once the syrup has cooled completely, you can store it in a glass bottle in the refrigerator for up to a month.