Lechetin Recipe ( Leche flan with Gelatin )

May 14, 2011
(Last Updated On: November 1, 2018)

How to cook Lechetin (Leche Flan with Gelatin)

Lechetin Recipe is a combination of Leche flan recipe mixed with Gelatin to give this dessert a different texture and flavor.

Pinoy Leche flan is known in other countries as Creme caramel or caramel custard, it is a custard dessert with a layer of soft caramel on top, as opposed to creme brulee, which is custard with a hard caramel top.

Aside from this, we also have other Leche Flan versions which highly recommend, these are the following;  Kalabasa Leche Flan, Strawberry Leche Flan, Choco Leche Flan Recipe, Mini Leche Flan Recipe, and Baked Leche Flan

Lechetin Recipe

Lechetin Ingredients and Cooking Procedure:

Lechetin Recipe

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Lechetin Recipe ( Leche flan with Gelatin )

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Filipino
Author: Eduardo Joven


  • 10 pcs egg yolk
  • 1 big can evaporated milk
  • 1 can of water using the can of the evaporated milk
  • 3/4 can of sugar using the can of the evaporated milk
  • 1 sachet of Knox powdered unflavored gelatin
  • 1 drop of almond extract
  • 2 drops of vanilla extract
  • 6 tbsp sugar for carmelized sugar on llanera


  • Prepare 2 pcs. oval shaped tin-pan (llanera).
  • Caramelize around 3 tbsp of sugar by direct heat on each of the llanera.
  • In a large bowl mix together beaten egg yolks, milk, sugar and water, stir until sugar is dissolved completely.
  • Add powdered gelatin mix well and then with the use of strainer pour unto a large saucepan.
  • Stir until it simmers and when it is already thick add the almond and vanilla extracts and then pour unto the oval shaped tin pans (llanera) with caramelized sugar.
  • Let it set and cool in the refrigerator for 1 hour.


Lechetin Recipe

Lechetin Recipe is another variation of the famous Leche Flan dessert, this version has a gelatin mixed to it, giving it a different texture and flavor.

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    March 27, 2018 at 1:18 pm

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    sugar tiu

    February 1, 2015 at 8:01 pm

    Hi. Yung lechetin po ba no bake?

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      Ed Joven
      February 4, 2015 at 4:47 am

      Yes no bake sya, you will just refrigerate it.

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    Holly @ Woman Tribune

    May 15, 2013 at 5:52 pm

    Looks delicious! Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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    May 15, 2013 at 12:11 pm

    Ooh, that looks good!! Yumms!

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    Nicole @ One Punky Mama

    May 15, 2013 at 10:03 am

    Oh YUM. I love flan.. thank you so much for sharing.

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    Strawberry Leche Flan Recipe - Filipino Recipes Portal
    December 22, 2012 at 1:24 pm

    […] this new Leche Flan version. In the past we have created other variations of Leche Flan such as Lechetin or Leche Flan with Gelatin and Choco Leche […]

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    August 4, 2012 at 10:27 pm

    ur great..love this page…simply pinoy but delicious…

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    agena rodriguez-pepino

    August 4, 2012 at 10:25 pm

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    May 12, 2012 at 11:50 pm

    msarap tlaga ang lechetin

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    jocelyn dulpina

    January 9, 2012 at 11:25 pm

    i love to cook food ever.

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    Daisy Petty

    September 2, 2011 at 6:25 pm

    I would love to learn how to cook Filipino food and I know some of them but I like to learn more a new recipe and these recipe that I found its big help for me to used it and make it for my family anf friends spedially the ocassion.

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