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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.]

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]

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]
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
Translations
koláč
tærte
torttu
otvoren voćni kolač
フラン
위를 덮지 않은 파이
mördegsbotten
คัสตาร์ด
bánh flan

flan

[flæn] Ntarta f

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

flan

nKuchen m; fruit flanObstkuchen m

flan

[flæn] n (Brit) (Culin) → flan m inv

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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Pour the mixture into the pastry flan case and bake for 20 minutes (turning the tray after 10 minutes).
Prick the pastry with a fork then make a circle of parchment paper slightly larger than the flan ring and lays on top the pastry, then use raw rice or baking beads to weigh the parchment down.
The show was haunted by the phantom flan-flinger, a Darth Vader-made-out-of-cheap-cloth dispenser of plates of flan to the faces of children, guests and presenters alike.
Pour into the flan ring and pop into the oven and cook until just set - about 25 minutes.
Invert a carrot flan in the center and remove the ramekin.
The story starts in Spain with two classics: caramel-coated flan and crisp fried bunuelos.
One of series' most famous creations - The Phantom Flan Flinger himself - had never met John either.
As well as showing clips from the original show and meeting some of the stars that appeared, a specially invited audience will be transported back in time to feel the force of a flan or two once more.
Beat the cheese, egg yolk and soured cream together, then pour into the flan case.
Sprinkle crushed biscuits on the base of the flan case, then dust lightly with cocoa powder.
This flan makes use of the almond mixture known as frangipane.
I am giving it a little twist, and you will need a 9in-deep loose bottom flan tin.