Cream Cheese Leche Flan
280g Cream Cheese
10 egg yolks
1 condensed milk
1 evaporated milk
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 – 3/4 cup sugar + 1 tbsp. water for caramel syrup
1. Caramelise the 1/2 – 3/4 cup sugar + 1 tbsp. water in low heat. Make sure to mix it occasionally by turning the pan in circular motion.
2. In a bowl, beat the egg yolks using a wire whisk. Then add the cream cheese, condensed milk, evaporated milk, sugar and vanilla. Mix well till the sugar is dissolved.
3. When the caramel is ready, transfer it to the prepared llanera/foil. Pour the egg mixture to the foil.
4. Steam for 30-45 minutes. on a low heat depending on the thickness of you mould. To test if the leche flan is cooked, insert a stick in the middle of the leche flan if the stick comes out clean, then it’s ready. Remove from heat and let it cool down completely before serving.
This recipe can make 4-5 Llaneras