Coffee Flan – Fan de Cafe

8 oz. cream cheese
1 cup evaporated milk
2/3 cup expreso coffee
5 eggs
1/4 cup dark liquor or coffee liquor
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup sugar

For the caramel
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup water

In small sauce pan make the caramel by mixing the two caramel ingredients. Cook over medium high until light brown stirring every 3 minutes. Pour caramel into a 9″ round cake pan. In a blender mix cheese, eggs and sugar. Then mix the rest of ingredients and pour into baking pan. Preheat oven 350 degrees. In a baking dish bigger than the cake pan pour 1/4 cup water and place the flan pan inside. Bake for 1 hour 15 minutes. Check if is done by using a knife, the flan is done if the knife is clean of mixture. Let it cool down and place in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Turn it upside down into a serving plate and refrigerate for 1 hour. Serve with whipping cream or ice cream on the side.

*My friends from Beverly Hills will invite me for Thanksgiving with the condition that I bring this flan.

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