Recipe Parisian Flan

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  • Parisian Flan
  • 4Servings
  • Preparation
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  • 1 h Sleep
  • Total
  • 536 kCal
    Per serving
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  • Category : Dessert
  • Sub-category : Flans and Tarts
  • Difficulty : 1
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  • One 8 x 1.5 inch (20 x 4cm) cake pan
  • 1 bowl
  • 1 wire rack


  1. Prepare the pastry dough: Mix the flour, salt and butter (cut into pieces) together. Add water and knead briskly. Shape into a ball and flatten with the palm of your hand. Fold dough into quarters and let stand in a cool place for about 20 minutes
  2. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C)
  3. In a bowl, work together the 3 whole eggs with 1/3 cup (80g) sugar, the vanilla sugar and a pinch of salt until the mixture whitens. Gradually mix in 2/3 cup (80g) flour, then the half liter of cold milk until you obtain a smooth mixture
  4. Cover the baking pan with a thin layer of dough and pour the mixture on top
  5. Place in the oven and cook for 55 minutes to an hour at 400°F (200°C)
  6. Remove from the pan and cool on a wire rack (so that the bottom of the pie does not soften)
  7. Serve cold.

Final Thoughts...

  • This is the "classic" flan recipe on a pastry crust; it gives you a taste that fills you up and may bring back memories for some Smiley ...

    Variation: you can also use a custard powder/mix from the store (a mix of cornstarch, vanilla ...) to make flan ~~~like at the bakery~~~. Parisian Flan with preparation-pour-flans


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