Flan de Nata

Spanish Rich Crème Caramel

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By Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish

Published 2007

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This is the most popular of all Spanish desserts. Its similarities to French crème caramel are obvious — a rich baked milk and cream custard sitting on top of a layer of bittersweet caramel. But the French connection has never stopped the Spanish from making this classic dessert.

Almost every little local restaurant I have stepped into in Spain has had this on the menu — almost like Australia in the late 1980s when sticky date pudding appeared on our menus. And probably for t