Croissant Cream Cheese Flan

Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

With Kirkland croissants, this is a snap to make


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Ingredients

4 kirkland (costco) croissants
1 1/2 cups sugar, divided
5 large eggs
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
18 oz. evaporated milk
7 oz. sweetened condensed milk
16 oz. half and half
1 tbsp. vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350. Slice croissants in half and lightly toast in the oven, face up for 10 minutes.
2
Caramelize the bottom of an 8 x 4 inch round pan by pouring 1/2 cup sugar into the pan. Dissolve sugar over medium heat til light brown, making sure to cover entire bottom of pan. Let cool.
3
Layer toasted croissants in pan. In blender, mix eggs for 2 minutes. Add cream cheese, evaporated milk and condensed milk; blend to make a creamy custard.
4
Pour egg mixture into a large bowl and add remaining sugar, half and half and vanilla. Mix with wooden spoon til well incorporated and pour over croissants. Make sure mixture saturates the croissants.
5
Put pan in larger pan container 1/2 inch of warm water and bake for about 1 hour. Cooking time may vary depending on oven. Flan should have a light golden color when done.
6
Remove from oven and let cool. Refrigerate for 4 hours before serving. makes 10 servings. Tip: Cut flan into squares and serve with a scoop of your favorite ice cream on top. Drizzle with caramel sauce from the pan and you have a delicious flan a la mode.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings, Other Desserts