- 1/2 cup sugar, divided
- 1/4 cup water
- 2 cups whole milk
- 4 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Pinch of salt
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Blend the eggs, milk, cup sugar, vanilla and salt together. Strain custard into 8 small cups. Grate the nutmeg on top.
Pour enough hot water into baking pan to come halfway up sides of cups.
Bake flans until just set in center, about 50 minutes. Remove cups from water and let stand 30 minutes.
Chill until cold, at least 4 hours and up to 1 day. Serve cold!