Vanilla Bean Flan

  • 8 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cans (12 ounces each) evaporated milk
  • 2 teaspoons shaved Morton & Bassett vanilla bean
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

In a large bowl, combine the eggs, sugar and salt. Stir in milk and vanilla.

Sift brown sugar into eight 5-oz. custard cups or a 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Pour custard mixture over sugar.

Place in shallow baking pan of hot water. Bake at 325° for 30-40 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Chill overnight. Sprinkle with additional brown sugar before serving or unmold to serve.

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