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croissant cream cheese flan

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Recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

With Kirkland croissants, this is a snap to make

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Ingredients For croissant cream cheese flan

  • 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

How To Make croissant cream cheese flan

  • 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.

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