Preheat oven to 350°F. In a heavy skillet heat sugar over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is caramelized. Quickly pour into a deep 10-inch pie plate, tilt to evenly coat bottom of plate. In large bowl of electric mixer, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add eggs, one a time, beating well after each addition. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Pour over caramelized sugar. Place plate in a large baking pan. Pour boiling water into pan to the depth of 1 inch. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool and refrigerate overnight. Loosen edges with a knife; invert onto a serving dish. Cut into serving pieces; spoon syrup on each serving. Makes 8 to 10 servings.
Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving (based on 8 servings):
440 calories, 21 g fat, 12 g saturated fat, 195 mg cholesterol, 240 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 50 g sugar, 13 g protein