Orange Custard

Flan d’Arancia

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Appears in
Sephardic Flavors: Jewish Cooking of the Mediterranean

By Joyce Goldstein

Published 2000

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Flan is the classic Spanish dessert, a custard usually prepared with cream or milk, eggs, and flavoring. This Sephardic version, however, uses orange juice instead of milk or cream, permitting it to be served after a meat-based meal. The texture may seem a bit odd at first, especially if you are partial to cream-based custards. If that is the case, you’ll prefer the version made with only egg yolks, as it is richer and creamier, in the Portuguese tradition. Claudia Roden adds 1 cup ground a