Desserts

Chocolate Flan Cake (Cream Caramel)

Flan chocolate cake on a serving plate

moist chocolate cake topped with a smooth creamy layer of flan, and a glossy caramel glaze
Dive into a rich combination of cocoa and condensed milk in this luscious chocolate flan cake!




Chocolate cake topped with a flan layer and caramelized sugar
Experience the chocolate bliss with delicious flan and a velvety caramel topping!

Ingredients


Steps to Prep





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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why is the chocolate flan cake falling apart when I invert it?

It may happen when the cake is not fully set or has not cooled down enough before flipping. You can run a knife along the edges of the Bundt pan to help release the cake before attempting to flip it.

Why does the flan have a grainy texture?

It may occur when the flan is overbaked. Maintain a consistent temperature when making the flan and avoid overcooking by checking its doneness regularly using a skewer or a toothpick. It should come out clean.

Why didn’t the flan and cake layers separate properly?

When layers do not separate properly, it could be because of insufficient baking or because the ratio of flan to cake batter is not correct. Follow the recipe instructions for the best chocolate flan cake.


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moist chocolate cake topped with a smooth creamy layer of flan, and a glossy caramel glaze

Chocolate Flan Cake

Fatimah
Chocolate Flan Cake is a heavenly dessert with moist chocolate cake topped with a smooth creamy layer of flan, and a glossy caramel glaze. A delightful and stunning combination of flavors and textures that you must try!
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Course Dessert
Cuisine International
Servings 10
Calories 640 kcal

Ingredients
  

Flan

  • 1⅔ cups heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • ¾ can sweetened condensed milk

Caramel

  • cups granulated sugar

Chocolate cake

  • cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder
  • 3 large eggs
  • ¾ cup neutral oil
  • ¾ cup sour cream or Greek yogurt
  • ¾ cup hot water not boiling
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

Instructions
 

To Make the Caramel

  • Spray a 12-cup bundt cake pan well.
  • Add the sugar for the caramel into a saucepan pan on medium heat and let it caramelize.
  • Once all melted, add to the bottom of the bundt pan.

To Make the Flan

  • In a bowl, mix the heavy cream, vanilla extract, eggs, and the sweetened condensed milk until smooth and combined.

To make the cake

  • In a bowl, mix the flour, baking soda, salt, sugar, espresso powder, and cocoa powder.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the oil, sour cream, hot water, eggs, and vanilla. Then, fold into the dry ingredients.
  • Mix until the batter is well combined.

To Layer and Bake the Chocolate Flan Cake

  • Add the chocolate cake batter on top of the caramel.
  • Once the cake batter is placed, pour the flan layer evenly on top of the chocolate cake batter.
  • Place the Bundt pan in a larger pan and fill the side halfway with boiling water to create a water bath.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 350℉ for 1 to 1 hour and 30 minutes, checking the cake doneness with a skewer. It should come out clean.
  • Once done, remove from water bath and let it cool at room temperature for 1 hour, then put it in the fridge for 2 hours.
  • Once done, loosen the edges with a knife and flip onto a cake plate.

Notes

Nutrition

Calories: 640kcalCarbohydrates: 109gProtein: 7gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 14gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 67mgSodium: 399mgPotassium: 300mgFiber: 3gSugar: 88gVitamin A: 799IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 142mgIron: 2mg
Keyword cake with flan, chocoflan, Chocolate Flan Cake, kidret kader, pastel impossible
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