Maple Ricotta Flans

This 5-ingredient dessert can be pulled together in just 15 minutes.

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Makes:
6 servings
Prep:
15 mins
Bake:
30 mins 325°F
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Maple Ricotta Flans

Ingredients
1/4
teaspoon pure maple syrup
4
beaten eggs
1
15 ounce container ricotta cheese
1/4
cup sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
 
Ground nutmeg or cinnamon (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Divide the 1/4 cup maple syrup among six 6-ounce custard cups; tilt custard cups to coat bottoms evenly.
  2. In a bowl combine eggs, cheese, sugar, vanilla, and remaining teaspoon maple syrup. Mix until well combined but not foamy. Place the custard cups in a 3-quart rectangular baking dish. Divide egg mixture among custard cups. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Place the baking dish on an oven rack. Pour boiling water into the baking dish around custard cups to a depth of 1 inch. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the centers comes out clean.
  3. Remove cups from water. Cool completely in custard cups. Cover and chill until serving time. To unmold flans, loosen edges with a knife, slipping point of knife down sides to let air in. Invert a dessert plate over each flan; turn custard cup and plate over together. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Maple Ricotta Flans)
    Per serving:
  • 364 kcal cal.,
  • 19 g fat
  • (10 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 6 g monounsatured fat),
  • 266 mg chol.,
  • 161 mg sodium,
  • 30 g carb.,
  • 26 g sugar,
  • 18 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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