Cream Cheese Flan

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Experience pure culinary bliss with this sensational Cream Cheese Flan recipe, a true masterpiece of smooth cream cheese custard crowned with an opulent homemade caramel sauce. Elevate your family dinners with this chilled dessert, delivering a harmonious symphony of flavors and textures that will linger in your memory.

Prepare to be captivated as you indulge in the luxurious creaminess of the custard, perfectly complemented by the rich, velvety cascade of caramel sauce. The seductive interplay of silky textures and the glimmering allure of the syrup will awaken your senses, inviting you to savor each moment. Get a flan pan!

A modest slice of this exquisitely crafted flan promises an extraordinary journey for your taste buds. The richness of the cream cheese custard combined with the tantalizing sweetness of caramel is a match made in dessert heaven. The symphony of flavors dances on your palate, creating a truly indulgent experience that lingers long after the last bite.

Unleash your inner chef and create a dessert that not only satisfies your cravings but also elevates any occasion into a moment of pure gastronomic delight. This Cream Cheese Flan is an invitation to experience dessert perfection like never before.

Not what you are looking for? Try these other sweet recipes: Luscious Lemon Squares, Easy Chocolate Ice Cream or Salted-Caramel Pineapple Upside-Down Cake.


Cream Cheese Flan

Cream Cheese Flan

Cream Cheese Flan is a smooth cream cheese custard topped with a very decadent layer of homemade caramel sauce.

  • Author: Food Network
  • Prep Time: :20
  • Chill: 3:00
  • Cook Time: 1:45
  • Total Time: 5:05
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baked


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  • 1 1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 7 egg yolks
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cook 1 cup sugar in a medium-size saucepan over medium heat, and cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until sugar melts and turns a light golden brown. Quickly pour hot caramelized sugar into a 2-quart flan dish. Using oven mitts, tilt dish to evenly coat bottom and sides. Let stand 5 minutes. Sugar will harden.
  3. Whisk together egg yolks and next 5 ingredients in a large bowl.
  4. Process egg whites, cream cheese, and remaining 1/2 cup sugar in blender until smooth. Stir egg white mixture into egg yolk mixture. Pour mixture through a wire-mesh strainer into a large bowl; pour custard over caramelized sugar.
  5. Place dish in a large shallow pan. Add hot water to pan to a depth of 1/3 up sides of dish.
  6. Bake for 1 hour and 45 minutes. Remove dish from water bath; cool completely on a wire rack. Cover and chill at least 3 hours.
  7. Run a knife around edge of flan to loosen; invert onto a serving plate.
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