Thursday, May 1, 2008

Cream Cheese Flan

This is a delicious and easy dessert to make.

3/4 c. sugar

1 12-oz can evaporated milk

1 14-oz can sweetened condensed milk

1 8-oz package cream cheese, softened to room temperature

5 large eggs1 t. vanilla

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Heat sugar in a small, heavy-duty saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir constantly, for 3 to 4 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and caramel colored. Quickly pour into bottom of a 2-quart casserole dish.

Place evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, cream cheese, eggs and vanilla in a blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Pour mixture into the prepared casserole dish.

Place casserole in a 13x9-inch baking dish; fill baking dish with warm water to 1-inch depth. Bake 1 hour and 15-25 minutes or until knife inserted comes out clean. Remove flan from hot water. Cool at room temperature in casserole on wire rack.

Refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Run a knife along the edge of the casserole to loosen the flan. Place a large flat dish on top and invert quickly.

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