Creme caramel with condensed milk

Serves 12

1 can (300ml) condensed milk
2 cans (600 ml) milk, measured in the empty can of the condensed milk
5 eggs
vanilla essence to taste
syrup stage caramel, to line pudding basin or tin

Place condensed milk inside a mixing bowl.
Pour warm milk in a thin stream and mix with electric mixer.

Fold in slightly beaten eggs and stir in vanilla essence.

Pour mixture into a pudding basin or ovenproof dish lined with caramel and bake in a moderate oven, over another tin with 2 to 3 cm of boiling water for about 1 hour.
Cool completely before turning out.