Keto Flan

5 from 3 reviews

This Keto flan, also known as crème caramel, is a lovely low carb dessert with only 4g net carbs per serving.  


  • 1/4 cup sugar-free pancake syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon blackstrap molasses, optional
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoonSwerve or equivalent granulated sweetener
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


Step 1.  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and find three 6oz ramekins and a baking dish to fit them in.Step 1 Pre-heat the oven

Step 2.  Put the ramekins in the baking dish and add an inch of water all around them.  Remove the ramekins and put the water-filled baking dish into the oven to pre-heat.Step 2 make a water bath

Step 3.  Mix together the pancake syrup and molasses to make the caramel sauce.Step 3 mix up the caramel sauce

Step 4. Spoon the sauce equally between the 3 ramekins.

Step 5.  In a medium sized bowl, mix cream, sweetener, salt and vanilla.  Mix until the sweetener is dissolved.Step 5 mix together cream, sweetener, salt and vanilla

Step 6.  In a separate small sized bowl, whisk together the eggs and egg yolk.Step 6 Whisk eggs

Step 7.  Slowly whisk the eggs into the cream mixture, stirring until the egg and cream are smooth and combined.Step 7 Combine cream mixture and eggs

Step 8.  Gently spoon the cream mixture into the 3 ramekins on top of the syrup.  Some of the syrup will be displaced to the outer edges of the cream, but that’s ok.  Place the ramekins into the hot water-filled baking dish.Step 8 Spoon the custard into the remakins

Step 9.  Bake for 35-45 minutes, until the flan, is set. It should have a firm top but still be jiggly in the middle.Step 9 Bake flans

Step 10.  Allow to cool in the pan for 10 minutes.Step 10 Cool the ramekins

Step 11.  Then remove the ramekins from the water bath and put them in the refrigerator to chill for at least 2 hours.Step 11 Chill the ramekins in the refrigerator for 2 hours

Step 12.  When ready to serve, take a knife and gently cut around the edges of the ramekin.Step 12 Cut around the edges of the flan

Step 13.  Put a plate on top of the ramekins and then invert it.Step 13 Invert the flan onto a plate 

Step 14.  Jiggle it lightly until the flan releases onto the plate.  Serve cold.Step 14 Unmold the flans


Keywords: Keto Flan, Low Carb Flan, Keto Creme Caramel, Low Carb Creme Caramel