Saturday, November 24, 2012

Cream Cheese Flan

You will need:

For the Flan

1 can of condensed Milk
1 can of Milk (use the empty condensed Milk can to measure) 
5 eggs
1 box of cream cheese (8 ounces)

For the Caramel:

1 cup of sugar
1/2 cup of hot water.

How to Prepare:

Preheat oven to 350°F.

In a small pan, combine sugar and water, and boil rapidly until a light golden color.
Pour sugar into the pan of your choice,I use a bunt-pan but the curves make it a little trickier. Any basic pie pan will due. Coat the bottom and sides. Let cool.

The easiest way to ruin your flan is by burning your sugar. Take your time and use a lower heat so the sugar wont come out too hard.

In a blender, mix condensed milk, eggs,cream cheese & milk together.Blend for 2 or 3 minutes.Pour mixture into the caramelized sugar-coated 


Place dish in large roasting pan or baking pan. Add enough hot water to come halfway up sides of pie dish. The flan shouldn't float. Bake flan in water bath for 90 minutes, until set in center. Let cool, then cover and chill overnight. 

To serve:
Run a knife (or even better a rubber spatula)

around the edges to loosen
, then warm out for a minute the bunt-pan so it soft the caramel . Place  in a plate that's a little bigger than the pie pan on top of the pie pan, and flip upside down. Gently remove the pie pan and cut the flan into sliced portions to serve.

Bom apetite!!!