Smooth, creamy, fragrant with hazelnut-liqueur and topped with melted chocolate, this cream cheese flan is as easy as a cheesecake and just as impressive.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 12 Servings
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2 cups sugar, divided
1 can (370 mL) evaporated milk
1 pkg. (250 g) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, cubed
2 oz. Baker's Bittersweet Chocolate, melted, cooled
1 Tbsp. hazelnut-flavored liqueur
1/8 tsp. salt
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How do I make it ?
Heat oven to 350°F.
Cook 1 cup sugar in small heavy saucepan on medium heat 10 to 12 min. or until sugar is deep golden brown. Pour into 8-inch round pan.
Blend milk and cream cheese in blender until smooth. Add remaining sugar, eggs, chocolate, liqueur 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. Transfer flan to wire rack; cool completely. Refrigerate 4 hours. Run knife around edge of pan to loosen flan; unmold onto plate just before serving.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Garnish with chocolate curls made from additional Baker's Bittersweet Chocolate just before serving.
How To Unmold
Run knife around edge of flan. Invert onto plate; shake pan gently to loosen flan. Gently twist to remove pan.
To soften any remaining caramel in pan, dip bottom of pan in hot water; spoon caramel over flan.
Substitute 1 tsp. hazelnut extract for the liqueur.
Use Your Microwave
To prepare caramel sauce in the microwave, mix 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup water and 1/4 tsp. cream of tartar in 4-cup glass microwaveable measuring cup. Microwave on HIGH 12 to 15 min. or until sauce starts to turn golden brown, stirring every 5 min. Pour into round pan and continue as directed.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 13 g
Saturated fat 7 g
Cholesterol 115 mg
Sodium 180 mg
Total carbohydrate 41 g
Dietary fibre 1 g
Sugars 40 g
Protein 7 g
12 servings, 1 piece (108 g) each
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.