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Corn Flan

Yield 8 servings
The secret to this delectable flan is straining the mixture before baking.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh corn kernels(about 8 ears)
  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 (1.2-ounce) envelopes demi-glace sauce mix
  • 1 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 1/3 cup olive oil

How to Make It

  1. Process corn in a blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Add half-and-half and next 3 ingredients; process until smooth. Pour mixture through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a bowl, discarding solids. Pour mixture into 8 (6-ounce) buttered custard cups or ramekins. Place cups in a 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Add hot water to dish to a depth of 1 inch.

  2. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until set. Remove custards from water, and cool 5 minutes on a wire rack. Invert onto plates.

  3. Prepare demi-glace sauce according to package directions.

  4. Process parsley and oil in blender until smooth. Serve demi-glace sauce and parsley oil with corn flan.

  5. Note: For demi-glace sauce mix we used Knorr brand.