Almond Flan (Flan Alamendra)

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Recipe for a Almond Flan (Flan Alamendra) a basic flan recipe flavored with slivered almonds.
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  • Serves 6

Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 2 tablespoons water
    • 1 cup milk
    • 3 whole eggs
    • 3 egg yolks
    • 1 teaspoon Mexican vanilla extract
    • 1 cup slivered almonds
    • 1/4 cup sugar

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 350°F.

Heat sugar and water in small saucepan over medium heat. Heat and boil until mixture caramelizes.  Immediately, pour mixture into a flan pan and swirl to coat bottom of the pan. Set aside.

Combine rest of ingredients in a blender; process at high speed 1 minute.

Pour over caramelized sugar; cover pan with lid (if your pan has a lid) or cover with aluminum foil and place in a large shallow pan. Pour hot water in pan to come halfway up the sides of the flan pan.

Bake for 55 minutes or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean (check after 35) minutes.  Remove from water and uncover. Cool at least 30 minutes.

Loosen sides with knife and invert. Cut into wedges and serve
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