Creme Caramel

Crème Renversée au Caramel

Preparation info

  • Serves

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

French Classics Made Easy

French Classics Made Easy

By Richard Grausman

Published 2011

  • About

CRÈME RENVERSÉE au caramel, commonly called crème caramel and known as flan in Spanish, is one of the world’s most popular desserts. It is a vanilla custard cooked in a caramel-lined mold, so that when it is unmolded it is covered with a liquid caramel sauce.

I make a classic custard with 2 eggs per cup of milk. In the following recipe, I have removed two egg whites, creating a fragile yet rich-tasting custard. Although you can bake the custard in almost any siz