flan means: It can be used to refer to two types of preparations. This word can be used to describe an open-top tart, which is made with pastry cream and is topped with fruits. Spanish and Mexican cuisines use the term flan to describe an egg custard baked in large, shallow dishes and flavoured with caramel. When the dish is served, it is inverted and any excess caramel can be used to make a sauce. Flan can be flavoured with anise or cinnamon. Spanish baked caramel custard pudding, similar to “creme caramel” and “creme brulee”. “. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does flan mean?

  • 1. This round tart can be filled with a sweet or salty filling. 2. Spanish custard topped with caramel. (in Cooking Dictionary)
  • Custard baked in a mold lined with caramel and chilled with caramel sides up. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Tart with custard, fruits, or cheese filling. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Blanket: A metallic disk that can be stamped to look like a coin. (in Merlin Dictionary)