Friday, August 29


2-1/2 cups sugar
1-1/2 cups water
10 eggs + 4 egg yolks
2 cups sweetened condensed milk
2 cups whole milk
2-1/2 evaporated milk
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
Prepare the burnt sugar topping. ...
Place the sugar and water in a heavy saucepan. Stir well, then simmer over low heat until the sugar totally dissolves and the mixture is dsrk brown color.
Pour the burnt sugar into 10 inch ungreased ring mold (I just use a large lasagna pan), tipping the mold (pan) to evenly line the bottom and a bit of the sides. Allow to cool.
Prepare the custard...
Beat the eggs and egg yolks. Place the 3 milks in a separate mixing bowl and stir well. Blend eggs and milk, then stir in the vanilla. Pour custard into the prepared ring mold. Place in a larger mold or pan filled with 1 inch of water. Bake for 1-1/2 hours or until a toothpick inserted into the center comrs out clean. Allow to cool, then refrigerate overnight. Unmold before serving then grate orange zest on top. Serve chilled.

Serves 8 - 12


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