• 2 Ratings

These syrup-glazed custards taste like pumpkin pie without the crust.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325°F. To caramelize sugar, in a medium heavy skillet cook the 1/2 cup sugar over medium-high heat until sugar starts to melt, shaking skillet occasionally. Do not stir; shake the skillet occasionally. Once sugar starts to melt, reduce heat to low. Cook until sugar is syrupy and golden, stirring as needed with a wooden spoon. Immediately divide caramelized sugar among four 6-ounce custard cups; quickly tilt dishes to coat bottoms.

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  • In a medium bowl combine eggs, pumpkin, evaporated milk, the 1/4 cup sugar, the pumpkin pie spice, orange peel, and vanilla. Place custard cups in a 2-quart square baking dish. Divide pumpkin mixture among custard cups.

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  • Place baking dish on an oven rack. Pour boiling water into baking dish around custard cups to a depth of 1 inch. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until a knife inserted near centers comes out clean.

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  • Remove custard cups from water. Cool completely on a wire rack. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours.

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  • Using a knife, loosen flans from sides of dishes and invert onto four dessert plates. Spoon any caramelized sugar remaining in custard cups onto flans. If desired, garnish with pomegranate seeds.

*Tip:

To make your own pumpkin pie spice, in a small bowl stir together 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger, 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg, and 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice.

Nutrition Facts

317 calories; 8 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 174 mg cholesterol; 100 mg sodium. 55 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 8 g protein; 11 RE vitamin a; 4 mg vitamin c; 131 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

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