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Pumpkin Spice Flan

Pumpkin Spice Flan- a simple twist on a Latin Treat

Pumpkin Spice Flan

Flan- A Latin Classic

 

The first time I ever had flan I was in middle school. We had recently moved to Miami; I was at a friend’s house and her grandmother was making it. She was trying to teach us, but her measurements were all based on a broken coffee cup. It was all about the ratios.  The flan was delicious and it quickly became one of my favorite dishes.

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It’s creamy and not to sweet on its own, but the caramel sauce that it’s baked in adds the perfect amount of sweetness.

Pumpkin Spice Flan

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer | https://eatatourtable.comPumpkin Spice Flan

A few weeks ago I posted a recipe for Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer. A delicious blend of pumpkin, condensed milk, milk, and spices. In a stroke of brilliance, I realized that not only is it the perfect coffee creamer, it would also be the perfect base for flan. Once you have your pumpkin spice creamer base, it’s as simple as adding eggs to make a custard.

Recipe Tips

Baking

When baking the flan, be careful to place your filled custard cups in a glass baking dish and fill with water halfway up the custard cups. Be gentle taking it in and out of the oven. The water can splash into your flan.

Caramel

After burning myself in an attempt to make caramel for the base, I opted for real maple syrup. Feel free to make caramel if you wish.

Enjoy this take two recipe!

If you are in the mood for pumpkin, but not a fan of flan these Best Pumpkin Cupcakes from Texanerin are sure to hit the spot!

Happy gluten free eating!

 

Pumpkin Spice Flan

Pumpkin Spice Flan
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Whisk together Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer and eggs until smooth.
  3. Pour 1 to 1/2 Tablespoons into the bottom of a custard cup. Repeat with 3 more cups.
  4. Divide creamer egg mixture among 4 cups.
  5. Place custards cups in small glass baking dishes. Fill baking dish with water, about half way up the cups.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until set.
  7. Carefully remove from baking dish. Allow to cool.
  8. Refrigerate at least two hours.
  9. To remove flan from cup, carefully run a knife around the edge and invert onto a small plate.

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31 Comments

  • Reply
    Allison
    October 31, 2016 at 2:21 am

    I’ve never tried to make flan but your recipe looks so easy. Gonna have to try a dairy-free pumpkin flan.

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    liz
    October 27, 2016 at 1:19 pm

    omg this looks delicious

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    Kathy @ Beyond the Chicken Coop
    October 26, 2016 at 9:30 pm

    There’s nothing better than pumpkin spice…unless it’s in flan! Yum!!!

  • Reply
    Brianna Hobbs
    October 25, 2016 at 11:44 pm

    I LOVE flan! I haven’t ever tried a pumpkin version. Looks delish!

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    Alisa Fleming
    October 25, 2016 at 7:54 pm

    I have never, ever had flan. This one looks so easy to make dairy-free, that I think it’s time!

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    Georgianna
    October 25, 2016 at 12:59 pm

    I absolutely love flan, thanks for sacrificing some of your skin for this!

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    Citra Kale @Citra's Home Diary
    October 25, 2016 at 8:11 am

    Now I want some flan as well 🙂 . your flan seems delish

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    Lauren
    October 25, 2016 at 6:50 am

    This looks great!

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    Meghan
    October 25, 2016 at 2:23 am

    This looks A-M-A-Z-I-N-G. I am a huge flan lover…i love how you made a fall inspired twist to it!

    Meghan | BeyondBasicBlog.com

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    Tiffany
    October 24, 2016 at 10:39 pm

    Pumpkin Spice FLAN! So genius! I love flan so much, I think I need to make this as a unique addition to the Thanksgiving dessert table!

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    jen
    October 24, 2016 at 10:29 pm

    Wow! Only 3 ingredients. Now that sounds like something I can do!

  • Reply
    Lane & Holly @ With Two Spoons
    October 24, 2016 at 10:27 pm

    Can you believe I’ve never had flan? Might have to try this (ps check out my salted caramel recipe-foolproof!).

  • Reply
    Heather @Boston Girl Bakes
    October 24, 2016 at 7:47 pm

    I’ve only made flan once…but I think a pumpkin version is the perfect excuse to make it again 🙂

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    Kelly @ TastingPage
    October 24, 2016 at 7:18 pm

    This looks so creamy and delicious. Perfect for the season!

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    Megan
    October 24, 2016 at 5:08 pm

    I love pumpkin anything–and flan is a pumpkin combo I’ve yet to try!

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    Aish Padihari
    October 24, 2016 at 4:43 pm

    I’m actually not a fan of pumpkin flavored desserts. I like pumpkins in savory version but this flan looks extremely yummy.

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    Nicole
    October 24, 2016 at 4:30 pm

    I eat gluten free and this looks amazing. I’m going to share it on Yummly! 🙂

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    Amy
    October 24, 2016 at 4:21 pm

    Okay, this is brilliant using pumpkin spice in flan. So yummy!

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    Linda @ Your Daily Food Choices
    October 24, 2016 at 4:04 pm

    My hubby is a huge flan fan. Your Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer recipe for the base looks sinfully good. Topping the flan with maple syrup is so easy and delish. Must try this!

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    Platter Talk
    October 24, 2016 at 2:40 pm

    We love flans. Thanks for this recipe, sounds great.

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    Lisa
    October 24, 2016 at 2:33 pm

    This looks amazing! Yummy with maple syrup, but I bet the caramel would take it over the top! Hope your burn is healing!

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    Tina Dawson | Love is in my Tummy
    October 24, 2016 at 2:19 pm

    3 Ingredients? For something as delicious as flan? Are you kidding me! This is brilliant!

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    lisa | Garlic & Zest
    October 24, 2016 at 2:01 pm

    Wow, I can’t believe you made this with coffee creamer! What a fun twist!

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    Sarah- A Whisk and Two Wands
    October 24, 2016 at 1:45 pm

    I cannot remember the last time I had flan! Now that I’m eating eggs again I’ll definitely have to whip some up!

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    Alexa
    October 24, 2016 at 12:14 pm

    Three ingredient pumpkin flan? I think I can handle this 🙂 My kind of recipe.

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    Emily @ Recipest to Nourish
    October 24, 2016 at 11:41 am

    Wow this sounds so good! I love flan but have never had a pumpkin version. But I love all things pumpkin, I’m sure this is amazing!

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    Amber
    October 24, 2016 at 10:53 am

    I have never made a flan! This looks so delicous though… Might have to give it whirl!

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    Cricket Plunkett
    October 24, 2016 at 9:56 am

    I love everything about this!

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    Raia Todd
    October 24, 2016 at 8:49 am

    I’ve never tried to make flan before, but the pumpkin spice is definitely making me want to try… 😉 Looks delicious!

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    Chrystal @ Gluten-Free Palate
    October 24, 2016 at 8:48 am

    I’ve never had pumpkin flan! So going to try this.

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    Rebecca @ Strength and Sunshine
    October 24, 2016 at 6:53 am

    I need to make some vegan flan!

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