What is a Flan Ring?

A flan ring is similar to and used like a tart ring. It is in varying shape (round, rectangle or flower are popular) and made of stainless steel or tin plate. Flan rings can be of varying diameter and usually about an inch tall – 3/4” to 5/8” is the most common. They are commonly used for open-faced style of tarts (also called flans).