Creme caramel is a classic French custard dessert with a layer of clear caramel sauce. Creme caramel, flan or caramel custard pudding contrasted with creme brulee which is custard with a hard caramel layer on top. Creme caramel is popular in Parisian restaurants and an ideal make ahead recipe at home. In Paris creme caramel is simple yet elegant answer to finish off with something light from dessert menu in restaurants. Creme caramel is a staple on many French menus since 1930s. As it can keep for up to 5 days in the fridge and it is cheap to make, creme caramel is a delicious yet practical dessert too.
Preheat the oven to 150 °C (300 F).
Classic creme caramel is ready to enjoy.