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Cheesecake Flan

Cheesecake Flan

5 from 1 vote
Cheesecake Flan is a very delicate and elegant dessert that can be prepared for any occasion. It is rich with a smooth, silky texture and the delicious caramel syrup is making it absolutely irresistible.
Servings 10 servings
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins


  • 1 cup (200g) sugar
  • 2 tsp (10ml) fresh lemon juice , optional
  • 1 package (8oz -230g) cream cheese , room temperature
  • 5 large eggs , room temperature
  • 2 tsp (10g) vanilla extract
  • 1 can (14oz- 397g) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 can (12oz -350g) evaporated milk


  • Preheat oven to 350F (180C).
  • In a small saucepan add sugar and lemon juice. Melt over low-medium heat until golden. Remove from heat and pour the hot caramel  into the bottom of a 9 inch (23cm) pan. Swirl the pan to spread evenly. Set aside until you prepare the cream cheese mixture.
  • In a large bowl mix cream cheese until smooth. Incorporate eggs one at a time, vanilla extract, sweetened condensed milk and evaporated milk. Mix well until combined.
  • Skim off the foam using a spatula and pour the cream cheese mixture over the caramel into the pan.
  • Place the pan in a larger pan, place on oven rack and add boiling water halfway up the sides of the pan.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes until set or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes almost clean.
  • Remove the pan from water and cool completely on a cooling rack.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or better overnight.
  • Run a knife around the edges of the cake to unmold it and invert onto a serving plate.



Serving: 1gCalories: 317kcalCarbohydrates: 45.7gProtein: 9.3gFat: 11.6gSaturated Fat: 6.5gCholesterol: 126mgSugar: 45.4g
Calories: 317kcal
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Puerto Rican
Keyword: cheesecake flan, cream cheese flan, flan, flan de queso, Puerto Rican Flan de Queso