Flan - Instructions Continued
In a kettle, bring 2 quarts of water to a boil.
Place the eggs, sugar, vanilla and salt in a blender. Blend on medium speed for 1
minute. With the blender running on low, remove the cap from the blender top and
slowly pour the milk mixture into the blender. Blend for 1 minute. Pour the egg and
milk mixture into the cake pan over the hardened syrup.
Place the cake pan in a larger baking pan. Pour boiling water into the baking pan to
reach halfway up the sides of the round pan, forming a water bath. Cover the baking
pan loosely with foil. Bake for 65 to 70 minutes, until the custard is set. Remove the
inner pan to a wire rack and let it cool to room temperature.
To unmold the flan, run a butter knife around the inside edge of the pan to loosen the