This custard-style dessert with a caramelized sugar topping is a traditional treat in Mexico. Your child will delight in baking this delicate dish, and learn some nifty tricks of the culinary trade, like how to caramelize sugar, use a water bath, and invert the flan. This basic recipe makes a party-sized portion rather than individual servings, and can be gussied up with fun flavors such as chocolate, coconut, lemon, or almond.
What You Need:
- 1 cup sugar
- 5 eggs
- 2 cups milk
- 1 15 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract