Vanilla flan


Serves 8-10

Difficulty: moderate
Price : average

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Standing time: 1 heure
Cooking time: 35 minutes

  • 280 g puff pastry
  • 250 g milk
  • 250 g double cream
  • 2 vanilla pods

  • 100 g sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 40 g corn or potato starch
  • 50 g butter


Roll out the puff pastry and line your pan.

Set aside in freezer.

Boil the milk, cream and the two scraped vanilla pods.

Remove from heat as soon as it boils and allow it to infuse for 10-15 minutes.

Break the eggs into a round bowl. Add the sugar and cornstarch. Whisk until frothy.

Remove the vanilla pods from the liquid. Pour the liquid into the mixture in the bowl.

Transfer to a pan and bring it to a boil while whisking.

Remove from heat immediately, add butter and mix with a hand blender.

Allow to cool.

Preheat your oven to 180°C.

Pour the mixture over the frozen dough.

Bake for about 35 minutes.

After baking, put your flan on a rack until it cools.

The result


Emma, Casserole & Chocolat

After a career in industry, Emmanuelle decided to fully commit herself to her real passion — baking for her nearest and dearest.

She created her blog Casserole&Chocolat ( in 2017 and posts all her recipes there. These include sweet and savoury treats and breads, all using a traditional approach and local and seasonal produce. Emmanuelle has a gourmet openness to world cuisine and fills her baking with accents redolent of spices to take your taste buds on a journey.

Emmanuelle has collaborated with De Buyer for several years now, using their innovative utensils in her baking.

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