Leche Flan Pie with Lengua de Gato Crust

This dessert hybrid combines lengua de gato and leche flan into an indulgent pie.
Difficulty
Medium
Servings
one 9" pie
Wait Time
24 Hrs
Active Time
45 Mins

This dessert hybrid combines two beloved Filipino sweets into a creamy, indulgent pie. Crushed lengua de gato goes into the cookie crust, providing a sweeter, lighter crumb than a crust of graham crackers. Blending leche flan sounds insane, but you can't argue with the incredibly sinful result. The flan gets liquefied into a custard-like consistency with all of its caramelised flavors intact.

Don’t be worried if this all sounds a little too sweet—you’ll be surprised to find that this recipe isn’t. Nothing a quick sprinkle of flaky salt can fix (or make better).o

Lengua de Gato Crust

1 ½ cups lengua de gato crumbs

¼ cup white sugar

6 tbsp melted unsalted butter

Leche Flan Filling

1 leche flan

½ cup heavy cream

8g unflavored powdered gelatin

Whipped Cream

¾ cup whipping cream

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