Flan Napolitano (Mexican Restaurant Flan)

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Mexi-Rosie

This is a dessert that appears in many Mexican restaurant menus. It has a delicious cheesecake type of flavor.

Top Review by Momma Emi

My husband and I made this and it tasted so eggy!!! It did not have the consistancy of flan either. We followed the directions to a T so I'm not sure what went wrong here.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Process in blender the cheese, dissolved powdered milk, condensed milk and eggs-- set aside.
  2. On heat-proof glass (Pyrex) dish, melt the sugar till dark, over stove top.
  3. Move dish so bottom and sides are evenly covered with resulting caramel.
  4. Pour blended ingredients onto Pyrex dish.
  5. Cover and bake with steaming method in medium heat conventional oven or in covered double boiler dutch oven for 60 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Let cool and unmold (unmolding optional).
  7. Refrigerate until serving time.
  8. Note: Manchego cheese equivalent in U:S. would be white Cheddar cheese or Monterrey Jack.

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