For caramel topping
1/3 cup sugar
1 Tbsp water
For the flan
heavy cream - 1 1/2 cups
whole milk - 1 1/4 cups
eggs - 3
egg yolks - 2
sugar - 1/2 cup
pure vanilla extract- 1 tsp
vanilla bean- 1/3 of flesh from the pod cut lengthwise
To make the caramel, mix sugar and water on medium heat and cook till it turns brown in color.
Tale 4 ramekins, and pour the caramel at the bottom.
To make the flan, bring the heavy cream and milk to a light boil. In another bowl, mix the eggs, vanilla and sugar. Add the cream to the egg mixture slowly without scrambling the eggs. Pour this over the caramel in each ramekin.
Refridgerate them for atleast an hour or until set.