Simplified Homemade Leche Flan

There’s something undeniably comforting about a dessert that combines the richness of eggs and milk into a smooth, velvety custard. Our Simplified Homemade Leche Flan does just that, with a recipe that brings you all the classic flavors without the fuss. It’s the perfect dessert to round off any meal, offering a sweet, satisfying end with its silky texture and caramel sweetness.

This version of Leche Flan, simplified for ease and convenience, doesn’t skimp on taste. It’s a testament to the beauty of simple ingredients coming together to create something truly magical. Whether it’s for a family dinner, a festive gathering, or just a quiet moment of indulgence, this leche flan stands as a timeless classic, inviting you to savor each spoonful.

Full Recipe:


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar (adjust to taste)
  • 3 cups fresh milk (boiled and reduced by half), completely cool


  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs and sugar until well combined.
  2. Gradually add the cooled, reduced milk to the egg mixture, stirring continuously.
  3. If desired, add vanilla essence and a pinch of salt to the mixture and mix well.
  4. Pour the mixture into a flan mold or ramekins.
  5. Prepare a steamer and steam the flan for about 20-25 minutes, or until set.
  6. Let the flan cool completely, then refrigerate overnight for a firmer texture.
  7. To serve, run a knife around the edges of the mold and invert the flan onto a serving plate.

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes + chilling

Kcal: 280 kcal | Servings: 6 servings

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