Smooth Basic Custard Pudding

Smooth Basic Custard Pudding

There's no need for heavy cream. This delicious, thick, and smooth flan can easily be made with basic ingredients you always have in your kitchen.

Ingredients: 2

Egg Mixture
180 ml
Egg yolk
25 g
Vanilla extract or vanilla oil (if you have it)
About 5 drops
Caramel sauce
30 g
Water ①
1 tablespoon
Water ②
1 tablespoon


1. [For the caramel sauce] Combine the sugar and water ① in a small pot and heat on medium. Don't stir, but swirl it by shaking the pot a bit as it heats.
2. It will start to brown, so turn off the heat when it is a color you like. However, if you cook it for too long it will get bitter) Add water ② and it's done (watch out for splattering.
3. Put the finished caramel sauce in the bottom of your pudding molds.
4. [For the egg mixture] Put all the ingredients for the egg mixture in a bowl and mix together.
5. Strain the egg mixture with a tea strainer or similar and pour the strained mixture on top of the caramel sauce in the pudding mold.
6. Use a toothpick to pop bubbles that appear on the surface, and steam. (I used the steaming setting on my oven and steamed it for about 25 minutes.) ※See the helpful hints for more info.
7. When the flan has cooled, chill in the refrigerator, and it's complete ♪
8. It can be eaten plain, or with whipped cream.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is a pudding recipe that can be made easily whenever you want.