Homeland Security Flan, is really an easy cream cheese flan recipe. Then contributor was an employee of Homeland Security. This great recipe fit perfectly in our double boiler flan pan. The recipe uses cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk, 4 eggs and evaporated milk.
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 Basic Flan Recipe is the classic flan made with whipping cream, milk, vanilla bean, sugar, whole eggs and egg yolks. While there are almost endless variations and flavors of flan, this is a good recipe to start with.
Flan is the Mexican or (Spanish) version of Creme Caramel. Some Flan recipes use sweetened condensed milk rather than whole milk. Aside from that, they are virtually the same dessert.