Guava Custard/Flan

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 8-10
YIELD: 1 pie




  • Make sure all ingredients are room temperature!
  • Preheat oven at 350 degrees.
  • Place brown sugar, water and lemon juice on a small pot andd cook at medium heat until sugar changes to golden brown.
  • *Don't skip the lemon juice, it will prevent lumps on the caramel*.
  • Cover a 9-inch round cake pan with caramel; tilt and swirl to cover bottom and sides.
  • Let cool aside.
  • Mix eggs, guava paste, cream cheese and the rest of the ingredients in blender. Mix until smooth.
  • Once caramel is hard or a bit cracked; pour the mixture into pan.
  • *Tap pan into the counter to remove air bubbles.*.
  • Place mixture pan into a larger shallow pan and fill the larger pan with hot water. Make sure it comes about halfway of the mixture pan.
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 50 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Flan will be done when knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven, put on a cool rack for about 2 hours.
  • Cover and refrigerate.
  • To serve, insert thin knife around the edges of the flan, cover with a shallow dish and flip pan over.