Cookbook:Flan de Queso

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Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes | Cuisine of Puerto Rico

By Brenda Ortiz


For the flan
For the caramel
  • 1 cup of sugar


  1. Preheat oven @ 350°F (175°C)
  2. Add cream cheese, leche condensada, leche evaporada, eggs and vanilla extract into a mixing bowl. Mix ingredients thoroughly at medium speed.
  3. Place cup of sugar to bottom of a small circular baking sheet and add flan mixture
  4. Fill a large baking sheet with about 1.5 inch of water. This is called baño de Maria (bain-marie).
  5. Place carefully, baking sheet with flan mixture over the baño de Maria.
  6. Cook flan for 45-50 minutes. Flan is ready when you insert a tooth pick and comes out clean.
  7. Put flan upside down into a serving plate and refrigerate for 5 hours.
  8. Use fresh mint leaves for garnish