Tuesday, March 21, 2006

King of Cups Goosed With Java Juice & Flan
serves 6-8

Prep time 30 min
Including chilling 10.5 hrs start to finish
Pre- heat oven to 350
Place oven rack in the center position

You will need-
¾ cups sugar
1 (14 oz.) Can condensed milk (1 ¼)
5 large eggs
4 ½ tsp instant coffee granules dissolved in 4 tsp hot water
1-teaspoon pure vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon salt

In a small heavy saucepan cook the sugar over moderate heat until it begins to melt. Keep cooking and stir occasionally with a fork until sugar completely melts into a golden caramel color. Immediately pour into a round ceramic dish or glass baking dish. Tilt to coat bottom using caution the dish will be hot. Cool for 10-15 minutes.

Blend remaining ingredients in a blender until smooth.
Pour custard through a fine mesh sieve over the caramel coated dish.
Then transfer dish into a 17x11 inch-roasting pan lined with a kitchen towel.
Cover dish loosely with a piece of foil, then pout enough pour enough boiling hot water. into the roasting pan to reach to reach 1 inch up side of dish.
Bake until custard is set but still wobbly at center when gently shaken and a knife. inserted in center comes out clean 1 to 1 & ¼ hours.

Transfer dish to a rack to cool completely, at least 40 minutes.


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