Caramel Flan aka Baked Custard

I grew up watching my mom make this egg custard for my dad on birthdays and anniversaries but could never get into it as it was served warm, I'm now realizing that that may have been a result of our economic struggles when we lived in Guyana. Ice was bought from a few houses in the neighborhood who had coveted appliances like a refrigerator and microwave. Needless to say, I wrote Flan off my list of desserts completely.

Fast forward to present day and you'll find me whipping up this delicate, velvety dessert ever so often as it satisfies all of my sweet cravings with it's creamy center and slightly chewy caramel top. A refrigerator made all the difference.

This dessert might look complex but I can assure you it is very simple with