Steamed ricotta flans with herbs

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recipe by Kenwood

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based on 6 ratings

These steamed flans are easy to make and can be made using a variety of different herbs.

recipe updated Jan 18, 2021


  • Ricotta cheese icon
    Ricotta cheese
    400 g (about 1 ¾ cups)
  • Egg white icon
    Egg white
    4 (about 120 g)
  • Double cream icon
    Double cream
    200 g (about ¾ cup)
  • Fresh chives icon
    Fresh chives
    15 g (about 5)
  • Fresh basil icon
    Fresh basil
    15 g (about 75)
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    15 g (about 3 ⅞ tablespoons)
  • Pecorino cheese icon
    Pecorino cheese
    100 g (about ¾ cup)
  • Water icon
    as needed


  • kCook icon kCook Multi
  • kCook icon Steamer tray
  • kCook icon Kcook bowl
  • kCook icon Ramekin

Step preview

  1. Fit extra fine grating disc (1) to direct prep attachment
  2. Fit direct prep attachment to kCook Multi
  3. Fit stir tool to kCook bowl
  4. Add ricotta cheese, egg white, double cream, fresh chives, fresh basil and fresh parsley to the kCook bowl
  5. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  6. Turn direct prep attachment to position 1
  7. Grate pecorino cheese into the kCook bowl with direct prep attachment
  8. Turn direct prep attachment to position 2
  9. Attach lid to kCook bowl with filler cap fitted
  10. Mix with filler cap fitted - 2 min, speed 4
  11. Grease 4 clean ramekins
  12. Pour content of kCook bowl into 4 ramekins evenly between
  13. Clean kCook bowl
  14. Fit slow cook plug to kCook bowl
  15. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  16. Add water to the kCook bowl up to the 1 liter mark
  17. Attach lid to kCook bowl
  18. Heat with filler cap removed - 104°C
  19. Arrange ramekins in steamer tray
  20. Fit
  21. Steam - 25 min, 104°C
  22. Serve
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