Smooth, creamy, fragrant with orange-liqueur and topped with melted chocolate, this cream cheese flan is as easy as a cheesecake and just as impressive.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
2 cups sugar, divided
1 can (12 oz.) evaporated milk
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed
5 egg s
2 oz. BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, melted, cooled
1 Tbsp. orange-flavored liqueur
zest of 1 small orange
1/8 tsp. salt
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Please use alcohol responsibly.
Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350°F.
Cook 1 cup sugar in small heavy saucepan on medium heat until sugar is deep golden brown, stirring constantly. Pour into 8-inch round pan.
Blend milk and cream cheese in blender until smooth. Add remaining sugar, eggs, chocolate, liqueur, zest and salt; blend well. Pour over syrup in pan; cover. Place in larger pan. Add enough water to larger pan to come halfway up side of small pan.
Bake 1 hour or until knife inserted 1 inch from edge comes out clean. Cool flan completely on wire rack. Refrigerate 4 hours. Loosen flan from side of pan; unmold onto plate just before serving.
Garnish with chocolate curls just before serving.
How To Unmold
Run metal knife around edge of flan. Invert onto plate; shake pan gently to loosen flan. Gently twist to remove pan.
Substitute 1 tsp. orange extract for the liqueur.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 40g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.