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  • 7 eggs plus one egg yolk
  • ½ cup sugar and ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 quart of milk, warmed


1.Melt ¾ cup sugar in a heavy pot over low heat.

2.With the melted sugar, coat the bottom and sides of a 1½ quart oven-proof casserole dish.

3.Beat eggs, adding warm milk alternately with ½ cup sugar until light but not foamy. Add ½ cup of cold milk, vanilla, salt. Pour over melted sugar in casserole.

4.Place in a pan of hot water and bake 75 minutes at 350 degrees until firm or until a silver knife is clean when removed from the flan's center.

5.Refrigerate until well chilled. Invert onto a dish and slice.


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