Chocolate Cream Cheese Flan
These individual flan are rich, smooth and chocolatey with a luscious caramel sauce.
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup water
1 (12-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
1 (14-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
2 (1-ounce) packets NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Choco Bake Unsweetened Chocolate Flavor
5 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Combine sugar and water in a medium saucepan; cook over low heat, stirring constantly for 3 to 4 minutes or until dissolved. Increase heat to medium-high; boil, without stirring, for about 15 minutes or until caramel colored. Quickly pour over bottom and sides of 12 (6-ounce) custard cups (if syrup hardens, soften over low heat).
- Place evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, cream cheese, butter, Choco Bake, eggs and vanilla extract in blender container; cover. Blend well. Pour mixture into prepared custard cups. Arrange in one or two large pans; fill pans with hot water to 1-inch depth, creating a water bath.
- Bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks for 20 minutes. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Run knife around rims; gently shake to loosen. Invert onto serving dishes.
Makes 12 servings.
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