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From the Pastry Dungeon: Caramel Apple Flan with Toasted Pepitas

Very Small Anna Anna Markow Post a comment

Cooking apples in a rich buttery caramel and adding a scattering of toasted pepitas ensures this dessert really screams out "autumn" on the plate. More

From the Pastry Dungeon: Sweet Corn Flan with Kettle Corn

Very Small Anna Anna Markow 1 comment

This particular flan gets its flavor from summery sweet corn, infused and then blended into the milk. And what better way to garnish a caramelly, corny custard than with crunchy, gently spiced kettle corn and fresh berries? More

10 Sweets for Your Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Lauren Rothman Post a comment

It's that time of year again, folks: Cinco de Mayo is here. Many of us associate this day with tequila and cheap Mexican beer—and there's absolutely nothing wrong with that—but there comes a point when you've got to put down the bottle and sober up with some spicy eats and then, as a finale, some Latin-inflected desserts. From sugar covered wedding cookies to a beautiful coconut tres leche cake, here are 10 options for your holiday table. More

Chocoholic: Mexican Chocolate Flan

Yvonne Ruperti 4 comments

This recipe puts a spin on the classic flan by adding a dose of chocolate and a touch of cinnamon. More

Dulces: Flan de Arroz con Leche (Rice Pudding Flan)

María del Mar Sacasa Post a comment

This hybrid dessert combines two of our favorite sweet and creamy treats: rice pudding and flan. More

Dulces: Flan de Caramelo (Caramel Flan)

María del Mar Sacasa 9 comments

I resisted writing about flan for a long time. "How stereotypical!" I thought. After the eye roll followed performance anxiety. There's an overwhelming amount of bad flan made, served, and somehow eaten every day. Bad flan, riddled with deep dimples, like a bad case of cellulite. Bad flan, undercooked and slippery, like a strange serpentine sea creature swimming down your throat. Good flan should have slight jiggle, but more along the lines of a trainer-tightened posterior than a waterbed. Good flan is minimalist and sleek, like an expensive silk blouse. More

Mixed Review: Jell-O Flan

Mixed Review Lucy Baker 14 comments

When I think of Jell-O, I think of things that are solidly American, such as no-bake cheesecake, instant chocolate pudding, and edible vodka shots. That's why I was so surprised to see a mix for flan on the supermarket shelf, tucked in between the boxes of more typical flavors like kiwi-strawberry and watermelon. How well could Jell-O pull off a traditional European dessert? I was curious to find out. More

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