Vanilla Flan


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations. Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms. So here is the recipe:


  • Vanilla pod 1
  • Cornflour/ corn starch 6 tablespoons
  • Fresh cream 1 cup
  • Egg yolks 4
  • Egg 1
  • Milk 3 cups
  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 cup
  • Pie shell half baked 1 large


  1. Take cornflour and cream in a bowl and whisk well. Add egg yolks and whisk. Break an egg into the bowl and whisk well.
  2. Heat milk in a deep non-stick pan. Add castor sugar and vanilla seeds along with the pod. Remove from heat, discard the pod and cool.
  3. Add cornflour-egg mixture to milk mixture and whisk continuously.
  4. Place the pan back on heat, whisk continuously and cook till the mixture thickens. Transfer into another bowl, cover with cling film and refrigerate to chill.
  5. Preheat oven to 180° C.
  6. Place the half baked pie on a baking tray and pour the vanilla custard into the pie.
  7. Place the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake for 40-45 minutes. Remove from oven, cool and demould.
  8. Cut into wedges and serve.


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