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flan

 (flăn, flän)
n.
1. A custard that is baked in a caramel-lined mold and served chilled with the caramel side up. Also called crème caramel.
2. A tart with a filling of custard, fruit, or cheese.
3. A metal disk to be stamped as a coin; a blank.

[French, from Old French flaon, from Late Latin fladō, fladōn-, flat cake, of Germanic origin; see plat- in Indo-European roots.]
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flan

(flæn)
n
1. (Cookery) an open pastry or sponge tart filled with fruit or a savoury mixture
2. (Metallurgy) a piece of metal ready to receive the die or stamp in the production of coins; shaped blank; planchet
[C19: from French, from Old French flaon, from Late Latin fladō flat cake, of Germanic origin]
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flan

(flæn, flɑn; for 2 also flɑ̃)

n.
1. a Spanish dessert of baked sweetened egg custard with a caramel topping.
2. an open, tartlike pastry, filled with cheese, custard, fruit, etc.
3. a piece of metal shaped ready to form a coin but not yet stamped by the die.
[1840–50; (< Sp) < French; Old French flaon < Late Latin fladōnem, acc. of fladō < Germanic]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flan - open pastry filled with fruit or custardflan - open pastry filled with fruit or custard
afters, dessert, sweet - a dish served as the last course of a meal
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Translations
koláč
tærte
torttu
otvoren voćni kolač
フラン
위를 덮지 않은 파이
mördegsbotten
คัสตาร์ด
bánh flan

flan

[flæn] Ntarta f
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flan

[ˈflæn] n (British) (sweet)tarte f; (savoury)quiche f, tarte f
a raspberry flan → une tarte aux framboises
a cheese and onion flan → une quiche au fromage et aux oignons
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

flan

nKuchen m; fruit flanObstkuchen m
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flan

[flæn] n (Brit) (Culin) → flan m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

flan

فَطِيرَةٌ فْلاَن koláč tærte Kuchen τάρτα flan, tarta torttu flan otvoren voćni kolač sformato フラン 위를 덮지 않은 파이 vlaai tertebunn flan flã, flan открытый пирог mördegsbotten คัสตาร์ด turta bánh flan 果馅饼
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While doing research at Lopez Museum recently, I came across a recipe for leche flan in an old issue of Sunday Times Magazine.
HE became a children's TV legend as the Phantom Flan Flinger splatting his victims at the end of every episode of the cult Birmingham show Tiswas.
Flan (or creme caramel or creme renversee, depending on where you are) is another example, the custard topped with that caramel crown.
THERE was one question on everybody's lips back in the day - just who was the Phantom Flan Flinger?
Arlene Rosel's recipe is simple -- to sell her specialty dessert Leche Flan, the Filipino version of the caramel custard, to colleagues and friends.
"We've made strawberry scones, strawberry flans, cream scones, cakes - the Boys Group have been involved and they've baked other things like cookies and cakes.
At a convenient time, fruit can then be made into jams or smoothies and bread can become the base of a homemade pizza, soufflE[umlaut], flan or fresh/dried crumbs for coating fish or meat.
As well as the Phantom Flan Flinger, who would throw flans around the studio and at everyone - including the visiting stars - there was The Cage, which had children, and later dads, thrown into and doused in water.
The anarchic show, led by main presenters Chris Tarrant and Sally James in a shower of flan, beans, goo and buckets of water, ran from 1974-1981.
Tuck the pastry in a flan ring, line with greaseproof paper and fill with baking beans.
Nielsen-Massey introduces its new Vanilla Bean Paste for use in dessert items such as flans. Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Bean Paste can be added to flans, custards and puddings.