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Chocolate Cheesecake Flan Recipe
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Chocolate Cheesecake Flan

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"A little goes a long way with this decadent creamy flan."

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  • PREP

    10 mins

    5 hrs 10 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place 1 cup of the sugar in small heavy saucepan; cook on medium heat until sugar is deep golden brown, stirring constantly. Pour into 9-inch round cake pan.
  2. Place 4 of the chocolate squares in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1-1/2 min. or until chocolate is almost melted, stirring after each min; cool. Place milk and cream cheese in blender container; cover. Blend until smooth. Add remaining 1/2 cup sugar, eggs and melted chocolate; cover. Blend well. Pour over syrup in pan. Place pan in larger baking pan. Add enough water to larger baking pan to come halfway up side of round pan.
  3. Bake 1 hour or until knife inserted 1-inch from edge comes out clean. Remove from oven. Place round pan on wire rack; cool completely. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight before unmolding.
  4. Melt remaining 2 chocolate squares in small microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min. or until chocolate is melted, stirring after 30 sec. Use teaspoon to drizzle chocolate in 5 or 6 random crisscross designs onto a sheet of wax paper; let stand until firm. Carefully remove chocolate designs from wax paper and place on top of flan to decorate.
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  • Healthy Living
  • Prepare as directed, using PHILADELPHIA Fat Free Cream Cheese and save 50 calories and 7g of fat per serving.
  • Note
  • To soften any remaining caramel in pan, dip bottom of pan in hot water; spoon caramel over flan.

Reviews More Reviews

May 11, 2008

This is delish. Made it for my bunco group and they all went wild for it!

Mar 13, 2008

very rich,very gooooood,this is going into the recipe box!!!


8 Ratings

Aug 20, 2011

My daughter made this for a 6th grade school project and everyone loved it.

Oct 13, 2009

fantastic! We have a local restaurant (cafe rio) that has a chocolate cheesecake flan, that I have been trying to find a recipe for. This is it! Wonderful! I did substitute chocolate chips for the bakers chocolate since I didn't have any. And I topped with strawberries and whipped cream instead of chocolate.

Jul 11, 2008

I followed this recipe to the note and it came out very good. Had some issues getting it out of the cake pan so the edges ended up kindof rough but it tasted great. Also, make sure you cool this completely before refrigerating, otherwise your caramel will crack and alot will stick to the pan. Overall a wonderful treat with not much work!

Mar 15, 2010

This is a wonderful recipe for those who like flans and cheesecake. Refreshingly lighter than plain New York Style cheesecake, but a slightly more sensual flavour than a simple flan. I agree that it can be tricky to pop out of the pan.

Dec 21, 2007

This has become a family favorite. It's very rich, and the texture is more like cheesecake than flan, which is good for those who don't like a flan with an egg-y texture. My husband and kids ask for this every holiday!


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