Mom's Cuban Flan Recipe
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Serves: 8 slices
  • 8 eggs
  • ¾ cream cheese bar, softened
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • For caramel:
  • 1 cup of sugar
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Put all ingredients, except vanilla and sugar, in blender and beat for approximately 2 minutes.
  3. Add vanilla into blender mixture and pulse until well-combined.
  4. Heat a small saucepan over medium heat. Add sugar, stirring constantly, until melted.
  5. Once melted, immediately pour the melted sugar (caramel) into a round pan and swirl it around so it
  6. coats entire pan.
  7. Pour blender with flan ingredients into pan with swirled caramel.
  8. Place the flan onto a larger baking pan filled with ½ cup of water.
  9. Bake for approximately 45-60 minutes, depending on oven. Start checking after first 30 minutes to make sure it doesn’t overcook (test with a toothpick).
  10. Once baking is complete, remove from oven and let stand until cool. Place in the refrigerator until flan gets cold (approximately 3 hours).
Use either a bundt pan or a round, glass pan.
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