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Cream Cheese Leche Flan
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Leche Flan with Cream cheese

This Leche Flan with Cream cheese is creamy, smooth, and easy to make with the caramelized sugar on top to give it a soft glassy look. 


  • Steamer
  • 8 inches round pan
  • large pan
  • kettle for warm water
  • blender


  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1 can 14 fl oz condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 large eggs
  • 300 ml water


Caramelize the sugar

  • Place 1 cup of sugar in the 8 inches round cake pan and melt the sugar on low heat. Swirl the pan until the sugar is liquefied, which is about 10 to 15 minutes. Let cool and set aside.

Prepare the Leche Flan

  • Place 4 oz cream cheese, 14 fl oz condensed milk, one teaspoon vanilla extract,300 ml water, six eggs in the blender. Blend the ingredients until smooth. Pour into the prepared pan with caramelized sugar and cover with tin foil.

Prepare the water bath

  • You need a bigger pan than the round pan you are using. You can use roasting, saute’ or frying pans. Place the round pan in the middle and fill the pan with hot water.
    Preheat oven at 350 F. Transfer the pan to the oven and bake for 90 minutes.Let cool and put a plate on top and flip the pan to release the flan



This recipe is adapted from Yummy PH