Monday, December 3, 2012

Kalabasa (Pumpkin) Leche Flan

This is from the province of Bulacan. Source for this recipe is the wonderful Philippine Food and Live by Gilda Cordero Fernando. Published by Anvil Publishing, Pasig, Metro Manila, 1992.


 2 cups kalabasa (pumpkin), cut finely  
1 cup condensed milk
3 eggs
1/2 teaspoon dayap (lime) or vanilla


Boil the squash. Mash until smooth. Add eggs, mil, rind or vanilla. Strain. Sprinkle sugar on the leche flan mold (llanera), and put the mold on the fire until sugar browns. Place the squash mixture into the llanera, and steam for about 20 minutes. 

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