Caramel custard is an easy,very sweet pudding which can be easily bake or steam at home for your loved ones with few ingredients.There is a plus point,You don't need gelatin,agar agar or any other thickening agents for making these pudding and that's the specialty of this pudding.With minimum ingredients good result..that's my motto.one more thing,in Mexico this pudding is called Flan..So its Mexican dish as well.Let's see the ingredients and the preparation method.
Author :Riya Tiju
Recipe Type :Dessert
Prep Time :15 min
Baking time :40 min
Total :55-60 min
1.Milk - 1.5 cups(whole milk(full fat milk)
2.Eggs - 2 nos.
3.Sugar - 1/2 cup + (3 Tb sp for caramelizing)
4.Vanilla Essence - 1.5 Tsp
5.Water - 2 Tb sp for caramelizing + 2 cups for adding into the big dish
1.Ramekins or small baking bowls - 3 nos
2.Big baking dish - 1
3.Aluminium foil - 3 medium pieces
1.Caramelizing Sugar :To heated pan,add 3 Tb sp sugar + 1 Tb sp water and stir continuously in medium flame for 2 minutes.Sugar gets crystallize and becomes white in colour.Add 1 Tb sp water(don't add more) and stir continuously,then it starts bubbling and becomes golden and then golden brown within 2 minutes[When the syrup slightly changes to golden,switch off flame and stir continuously].Immediately transfer the syrup into 3 bowls and spread it all around the bowl(Forms a base layer)Do, it fast other wise syrup gets set.
2.Pre heat the oven to 350 deg F.
3.In a bowl,add 2 eggs and 1/2 cup sugar and beat vigorously with a fork,Add 1.5 cups milk and 1.5 Tsp vanilla essence.Mix vigorously until sugar dissolves.
4.Strain this mixture and carefully transfer it into 3 bowls.
5.Cover using an aluminium foil and keep these in a baking dish with 2 cups water.
6.Bake this in a pre heated oven for 40 - 45 minutes at 350 deg F
7.After baking,keep these bowls for cooling in counter top table for 1 hour.
8.Chill these pudding in refrigerator for 2-4 hours before serving.
9.To unmold this pudding,run a knife along the sides of the bowl.Place a plate upside down over the bowl.Now holding tightly,invert the bowl over the plate.Gently lift the bowl upwards,caramel sauce will flow around the pudding forming a sweet sauce.
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- Those who don't know caramelizing sugar,carefully follow my steps for good result.other wise sugar will burn and the pudding tastes bitter.Don't add more water as well
- You can Serve with or without chilling.
- While unmolding,if the custard does not comes,gently shake the bowl,to loosen the custard.
- You can adjust the sugar level according to your taste.
Thank you...Hope you like this recipe and video..Try and let me know your feedback