Insane Flan Recipe with Passion Fruit and Coconut

Insane Flan Recipe with Passion Fruit and Coconut

This Passion fruit and coconut flan recipe you have to try! Beautiful, easy, and absolutely delicious. This is exactly how all desserts should be.

Passion fruit comes into season right about the late summer and fall months if you are on the southern western coast of California. If you are in the tropical regions you probably have 2 harvests throughout the year.

Flan is a latin term that the french would call creme caramel. Flans are basically a creme brulee with the difference being the sugar on top is caramelized on a creme brulee and flans have the caramel on the bottom.

Regardless of what name you call these delicious custards, the end result is worth it! Here is passion fruit and coconut flan recipe, I hope you enjoy it!

Passion Fruit and Coconut Flan

Passion Fruit Caramel

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup passion fruit juice (fresh)

Passion Fruit and Coconut Flan

  • 1 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 3 tbsp passion fruit juice
  • 1 tbsp vanilla paste (or vanilla bean)
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 3 whole eggs
  • 1/3 cup sugar

For the passion fruit caramel

  1. In a small add sugar and passion fruit juice. Bring to a boil and then cook for about 10 minutes without stirring or swirling the pan. Once the caramel becomes a deep golden brown. Turn off the heat and fill the 8 4 oz ramekins. Place the ramekins in a deep baking dish.

For the Flan

  1. Place cream, coconut milk, and vanilla into a pot and bring to a boil. Meanwhile place eggs, yolks, and sugar into a bowl and mix well with a whisk for 1 minute. Once the cream mixture comes to a boil, add the cream mixture to the eggs, a little at a time (This is called tempering the eggs).

    Once it is all combined, strain through a fine mesh strainer. Then fill each ramekin with the flan mixture. Fill the baking dish with hot water unti it reaches half way up the outside of the ramekin. Cover with foil and place in a 300-325 degree oven for about 45 minutes or unti the flan has set.

    Allow to cool completely and then place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

To Finish

  1. Simple take the flan out of the refridgerator and run a pairing knive around the inside of the ramekin to loosen the flan. Quickly turn the flan over on to a plate. (If you have a little trouble releasing the flan from the ramekin you can always get a small container of very hot way and place just the bottom portion of the flan in the hot water, to soften the caramel) Serve and enjoy!

    passion fruit and coconut flan recipe

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