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Classic Honey Flan

Classic Honey Flan

68 Ratings
68 Ratings
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Flan on a plate with a spoon
Makes: 4 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Flan is a delicious custard dessert enjoyed throughout the world. End a special meal with this treat.

Ingredients

  • 1 egg (large, whole)
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • vegetable oil spray (non-stick)
  • 1 1/2 cups milk (fat-free)
  • 1/4 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest (grated)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (ground)

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Preheat oven to 325 F.
  3. Place saucepan with water on stove over medium-high heat and allow to come to a boil.
  4. Spray four ovenproof custard cups with vegetable oil spray.
  5. Combine the whole egg, egg substitute, milk, 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon of honey, grated lemon zest, and vanilla. Beat until mixed but not foamy.
  6. In a separate bowl, combine 2 tablespoons of honey and cinnamon, and mix to blend.
  7. Place the custard cups in a baking dish large enough to accommodate them, plus the water bath. Spoon 1/2 tablespoon of honey and cinnamon into each custard cup. Divide the egg mixture equally into each custard cup.
  8. Place the baking dish on the rack in the middle of the oven and pour the boiling water into the baking dish to a depth of 1 inch, taking care not to let the water splash the flan. Bake for 45 minutes or until the knife blade comes out clean when inserted.
  9. Serve warm or cold. Before serving, loosen the edges with a knife or spatula and invert onto individual dessert plates.

Notes

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Source:

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Delicious Heart Healthy Latino Recipes.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 71
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Sodium 116 mg
Carbohydrates 7 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 8 g
Vitamin D 2 mcg
Calcium 145 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 229 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 71
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 7 mg
Cholesterol 48 mg
Carbohydrates 7 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 8 g
Minerals
Calcium 145 mg
Potassium 229 mg
Sodium 116 mg
Copper 30 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 16 mg
Phosphorus 140 mg
Selenium 19 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 79 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0.7 mg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 2 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 0 mcg
Folate 15 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.3 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 52 mg

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MyPlate Food Groups

Protein Foods 1 ounces
Dairy 1/2 cups

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