Coconut Flan


Caramel and coconut pair well.

  • SERVINGServings



  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar

Coconut Flan

  • 1 14-oz. can fat-free sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 cups light coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup low-fat milk
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut


  1. To make Caramel: Heat sugar and 2 Tbs. water in saucepan over low heat until water simmers. Remove, and swirl pan until sugar dissolves.
  2. Cover pan, and boil over medium-high heat. When syrup’s surface is thick with bubbles, uncover, and continue to boil and swirl. When syrup is golden, remove, and keep swirling as it darkens. Pour 1/6 of syrup into each custard cup; swirl to coat bottoms.
  3. Preheat oven to 350F. Boil several cups of water for roasting pan.
  4. To make Coconut Flan: Blend milks and vanilla. Whisk in eggs; stir in coconut. Pour into custard cups, and set in large roasting pan. Pour 1 inch of boiling water into pan.
  5. Bake about 40 minutes; leave cups in pan 20 minutes. Refrigerate at least 4 hours.
  6. To serve, invert cup onto plate.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Serves 6
  • Calories: 440
  • Carbohydrate Content: 78 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 115 mg
  • Fat Content: 9 g
  • Protein Content: 13 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 6 g
  • Sodium Content: 170 mg
  • Sugar Content: 22 g