Flan de Crema Queso (Cream Cheese Flan)

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin on October 11, 2006.



Flan de Crema Queso (Cream Cheese Flan)

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a heavy skillet heat sugar over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is caramelized.
  3. Quickly pour into a deep 10-inch pie plate, tilt to evenly coat bottom of plate.
  4. In large bowl of electric mixer, beat cream cheese until smooth.
  5. Add eggs, one a time, beating well after each addition.
  6. Add remaining ingredients; mix well.
  7. Pour over caramelized sugar.
  8. Place plate in a large baking pan.
  9. Pour boiling water into pan to the depth of 1 inch.
  10. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  11. Cool and refrigerate overnight.
  12. Loosen edges with a knife; invert onto a serving dish.
  13. Cut into serving pieces; spoon syrup on each serving.

Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving (based on 8 servings):
440 calories, 21 g fat, 12 g saturated fat, 195 mg cholesterol, 240 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 50 g sugar, 13 g protein


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