Cream Cheese Flan

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cook 1 cup sugar in a medium-size saucepan over medium heat, and cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until sugar melts and turns a light golden brown.
  3. Quickly pour hot caramelized sugar into a 2-quart flan dish.
  4. Using oven mitts, tilt dish to evenly coat bottom and sides.
  5. Let stand 5 minutes.
  6. Sugar will harden.
  7. Whisk together egg yolks and next 5 ingredients in a large bowl.
  8. Process egg whites, cream cheese, and remaining 1/2 cup sugar in blender until smooth.
  9. Stir egg white mixture into egg yolk mixture.
  10. Pour mixture through a wire-mesh strainer into a large bowl; pour custard over caramelized sugar.
  11. Place dish in a large shallow pan.
  12. Add hot water to pan to a depth of 1/3 up sides of dish.
  13. Bake for 1 hour and 45 minutes.
  14. Remove dish from water bath; cool completely on a wire rack.
  15. Cover and chill at least 3 hours.
  16. Run a knife around edge of flan to loosen; invert onto a serving plate.

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