No oven required for this sweet and creamy raspberry-topped flan. It simmers its way to lusciousness on the stovetop.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
1-3/4 cups sugar, divided
1/4 cup water
1 can (12 oz.) evaporated milk
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup fresh raspberries
12 sprigs fresh mint
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Let's Make It
Cook 1 cup sugar and water in saucepan on medium heat 8 min. or until mixture is golden brown and has syrup-like consistency, carefully swirling pan every few minutes. (Do not stir.) Pour into 9-inch round pan.
Blend milk, cream cheese, eggs, vanilla and remaining sugar in blender until smooth. Pour over syrup in pan; cover with foil. Add 1 qt. (4 cups) water to Dutch oven or large saucepan; place vegetable steamer inside. Place flan on steamer; cover pan with lid.
Cook on high heat 5 min. (Water should be boiling.) Simmer on medium-low heat 45 to 50 min. or until knife inserted in center of flan comes out clean. Transfer flan to wire rack; cool completely. Refrigerate 4 hours.
Unmold flan onto plate. Garnish with raspberries and mint.
Since this indulgent flan makes 12 servings, it's the perfect dessert to serve at your next party.
How to Bake the Flan in the Oven
Place flan, uncovered, in larger pan. Add enough water to larger pan to come halfway up side of small pan. Bake in 350ºF oven 1 hour or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool flan completely on wire rack. Refrigerate 4 hours. Loosen flan from side of pan; unmold onto plate just before serving.
To soften any remaining caramel in pan, dip bottom of pan in hot water; spoon caramel over flan.
How to Unmold the Flan
Run knife around edge of flan. Invert pan onto plate; shake slightly to loosen flan from pan. Gently twist to remove pan.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 33g
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.