Leche Flan

It’s only every great once in a while that I make my Mom’s Leche Flan…and since it’s the Holidays and a few of my “Miami news friends” were doing a potluck, I decided to put on my baking apron!! 🙂 Leche Flan is one of my all-time favorite desserts…growing up it was staple for every get together and family party!!

So, first you have to caramelize the sugar…


This step requires patience and low heat…


Next is the careful task of separating the yolk from the egg whites….must have SKILLS!! And I took this picture on timer >>> SKILLS!

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The recipe calls for all yolk, so it’s egg white omelets for me this week…


Add some condensed milk and then some vanilla…


Mix well and pop it in the oven to bake…


…VOILA!! It’s ready…
*sidenote – I was watching Julie & Julia as I baked..since it’s a movie about cooking! ha


And…here it is!! These are some of the BEST calories you will ever consume!! 🙂


BONUS: Here are a couple pix from the party….

Holiday Cookin’


I cook for my co-workers once a year for our holiday pot luck…and this year I made two (Filipino) dishes… Leche Flan and Pancit (Canton)! Last year it was lumpia (and they were looking for it), but I just wasn’t up to the rolling and deep frying this time around. Anyway, I’m happy to say I got another “gold star” for my cooking skills and I’ve been dubbed a “Renaissance Woman!” Thanks to my Mom (Leche Flan) and Arlyn & “Mamacita” (Pancit)…for the last minute tips to get my food just right!