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Fine egg custard flan

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 1
Dietary Vegetarian
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. Heat oven to 220C/425F/Gas 7.

  2. Line a crepe pan with filo pastry and butter the pastry. Add another sheet and so on to make a flan case.

  3. Mix the eggs, cream, milk, sugar and vanilla together and pour into the flan case.

  4. Bake in the oven for 5-8 minutes or until golden.


  • 3 sheets ready-made filo pastry
  • butter, melted
  • 2 free-range eggs
  • 30ml/1¼fl oz cream
  • 30ml/1¼fl oz milk
  • 85g/3oz sugar
  • vanilla essence, few drops

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Fine egg custard flan

Cooking ingredients

Dairy, eggs and chilled

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