Parmesan Flan

  • serves 6-8

Try this simple savoury custard by Laura Calder.

45 Ratings
Directions for: Parmesan Flan


3 cup milk

3 cup cream

1 bay leaf

1 clove garlic, peeled and cut in half

4 eggs + 2 yolks

1 ½ cup parmigiano reggiano, finely grated

salt and pepper to season


1. Heat oven to 325 F (160 C). Butter six to eight 1/2 cup ramekins.

2. Bring the milk, cream, bay leaf, and garlic to the boiling point in a saucepan. Turn off the heat, cover, and leave to infuse 15 minutes. Beat the eggs and cheese together in a bowl. Whisk in the cream mixture. Taste and add salt and pepper, if needed. Strain into a baking dish or into six ramekins. Set in a bain-marie and bake until just set, 35 to 45 minutes. Serve with a side salad.

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