Friday, August 26, 2011

Homemade Apple Crisp

It is just about time for fresh apples or you can use pears for this simple Apple Crisp recipe. You can serve with a dollop of fresh whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Ingredients needed:
4 cups apples, peeled and sliced
3/4 cup sifted all-purpose flour
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup margarine
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 cup water

Put apples in a greased 9-inch X 9-inch baking dish.
the apples evenly with water and cinnamon.In a small bowl, combine with a fork or pastry blender, sugar, margarine and flour; sprinkle over apples.
Bake in a 350 degree oven for 40 minutes.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Creamy Mexican Flan

Whenever my mom and I go to a restaurant that serves flan, we always have to save room to share a piece for dessert. With this Creamy Mexican Flan recipe we can make it home anytime we get a craving.

Ingredients needed:

  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 14 ounce sweetened condensed milk, not evaporated milk
  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place caramelized sugar in a heavy skillet, cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until sugar is melted and has a caramel color.
  3. Pour sugar into ungreased 1 1/2 -quart 9-inch round baking pan, coat bottom completely.
  4. In medium bowl, beat eggs; stir in water, vanilla, sweetened condensed milk and salt.
  5. Pour over caramelized sugar; set pan in larger pan . Fill larger pan with 1-inch hot water.
  6. Bake flan at 350 degree for 55 to 60 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Cool. Chill.
  7. Loosen side of flan with knife; invert onto serving plate with rim.
  8. Refrigerate leftovers.

Creamy Mexican Flan

Image  by chazzvid