I love flans! If you’ve been following my posts, you’ll realize that I have a few recipes for flan already. But this flan is mildly coffee flavored so I just had to share it in case you’re like me and love coffee too! 😊
As you can see from the photo, I wasn’t patient enough to wait for it to cool much before unmolding and so my photo was a disaster. It still tasted great but looked not very appetizing. I wanted to show that oops moment often happens while developing and testing recipes!
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*NOTE that this recipe uses regular sized measuring cups, NOT the tiny Itaki cup, unless specified.*
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon water
A couple of drops of lime juice
1 1/3 cups milk
2 teaspoons instant coffee
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
3 tablespoons sugar
Place all caramel ingredients in the bottom bowl of the Itaki Pro (or medium bowl of the Itaki Jumbo). Heat over low flame until it caramelizes. Set on a heat safe surface and let cool.
Meanwhile, mix flan ingredients in a small bowl and beat to combine and melt the sugar. Pour over the caramelized sugar and cover with foil.
Place 2 Itaki cups if water in the base, place the flan in and cover. Steam until it shuts off, about 40 minutes.
Cool on a wire rack and chill in the refrigerator until cold. Run a knife along the edge and place a plate on top of the bowl. Invert the bowl onto the plate carefully to release the flan.
You can serve this over shaved ice and drizzle top with espresso.