This is a recipe for sweet potato flan made with eggs, sweet potatoes, cream, sugar and rum. You can add other spices if you like such as cinnamon or allspice.
A nice alternative to pumpkin pie for your fall holidays. This recipe serves four, it can be doubled but you'll need 2 pans.
From Mexico City, Marilyn Tausend "Cocina de la Familia". The ancho chiles add a little heat and and depth to spice up the dessert.
This recipe for Cajeta Flan is from Chef Reed Hearon from his cookbook La Parilla; The Mexican Grill. The flan is prepared with cajeta, eggs, half and half, and sugar. It is topped with chocolate sauce and crushed praline.