Pumpkin flan–easy Thanksgiving dessert

This Pumpkin Flan is from the November 2010 issue of Woman’s Day Magazine that someone left at the Bottger Mansion of Old Town. This has to be the easiest recipe ever. If you’re going to a potluck Thanksgiving dinner and want to take something different than pumpkin pie, this is easy to make well ahead of time. No baking!

Pumpkin-vanilla flan 

1 box (3 oz.) flan with caramel sauce mix (Jello or Royal brand)
1 cup pumpkin pie mix from a can (not 100% pumpkin puree–you need the spices)
1 cup French vanilla coffee creamer (or just use milk)

Place four 6-oz custard cups or ramekins on a tray.  Follow the directions on the flan box, substituting 1 cup of the pumpkin pie mix and 1 cup vanilla creamer (or milk) for the 2 cups of milk.  Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.  To unmold, run a small metal spatula or knife around the edge of each flan, top with a serving plate, hold them together and flip over to invert.  Shake gently to loosen, then lift off cups.

I’m having fun–come on along!

Kathy

Bottger Mansion of Old Town
historic Bed & Breakfast
110 San Felipe Street NW
Albuquerque, NM   87104
www.bottger.com

 

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