Flan With Orange Sauce

By ADW|2017-08-24T16:14:30-04:00Updated: August 24th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes|0 Comments

Flan Ingredients

  • 1 quart skim milk
  • 5 large eggs
  • 5 tsp Equal® for Recipes or 16 packets Equal® sweetener or 2/3 cup Equal® Spoonful™
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Orange Sauce (recipe follows)
  • 1 cup fresh orange segments or canned drained Mandarin orange segments
  • Mint sprigs

Flan Directions

  1. Preheat oven at 325 °F.
  2. Heat milk just to simmering in medium saucepan. Beat eggs until foamy in medium bowl; gradually whisk milk into eggs. Stir in Equal® and vanilla.
  3. Pour mixture through strainer into ungreased 1-quart casserole or souffle dish. Place casserole in roasting pan on middle rack of oven and cover with lid or aluminum foil. Pour 2-inches hot water into roasting pan.
  4. Bake for 1 to 1 1/4 hours or until custard is set and sharp knife inserted halfway between center and edge comes out clean.
  5. Remove dish from roasting pan and cool to room temperature on wire rack. Refrigerate until chilled, 5 to 6 hours.
  6. Spoon custard into dishes; top with Orange Sauce (see below) and orange segments. Garnish with mint.

Orange Sauce Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp Equal for Recipes or 3 packets Equal sweetener or 2 tbsp Equal Spoonful

Orange Sauce Directions

  1. Mix orange juice and cornstarch in small saucepan; heat to boiling.
  2. Boil, stirring constantly, until thickened, about 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in Equal®.
  3. Cool to room temperature; refrigerate until chilled.

Food Exchanges: 1 Milk, 1/2 Fruit, 1 Fat.

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 6 Servings
Calories:    170
Protein:    11g
Carbohydrate:    20g
Fat:    5g
Cholesterol:    180mg
Sodium:    137mg

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

About the Author: ADW

ADW Diabetes is a diabetic supply mail order company that is dedicated to keeping diabetes management affordable. ADW takes a leading role in offering free diabetic education through Destination Diabetes, an informational component of the ADW website featuring tips and advice from diabetes and nutrition experts, diabetic recipes and more.

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