Best Ever Instant Pot Flan

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Everyone, I’ve finally found the ultimate fast and easy way to prepare flan, so long as one has an instant pot or pressure cooker. I just used the same recipe I’ve used in the past, adapting it for the processes for online articles I found on how to do this in the instant pot. Some of them really weren’t clear on the directions, so I figured it was worth posting my own version. What resulted was the smoothest flan I’ve ever tasted, so good I’ll probably make another one today.

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What You Need:

Instant Pot

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Vessel for Flan

1 can evaporated milk

1 can sweetened condensed milk

1 tsp vanilla

4 eggs

It’s super easy to make, starting with a few tablespoons of cajeta in the bottom of whatever you’re making the flan is. What you use isn’t really important so long as it easily fits in the instant pot. I just used a small metal bowl.

17951999_405028273209203_7242813129248710269_nI used the immersion blender to combine the rest of the ingredients, which I poured over the cajeta. I set the instant pot on for 10 minutes with a ten minute natural release.

18033217_405028226542541_3361467820261579293_nIt would seem that those ten minutes were not enough for my super thick flan, so I put it in for another ten. Most cake pans will take about ten minutes, if you’ve got a small bundt even better. The thicker it is, the longer it’ll take, but it shouldn’t take more than 20 minutes.

18010802_405028206542543_3515828938335944179_nIt looked like this while it was done. Allow it to cool, then chill for a few hours before serving.

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This was hands down the richest, best flan I’ve had. There was no curdy egg texture, that flan sometimes can get. It was the closest to texture to a cheese cake that I’ve experienced, which makes me understand why it’s called the Mexican cheesecake. So give it a try if you’ve got an instant pot, and if you don’t, you should get one!
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