Choco-Flan Cake

Choco-Flan Cake

7 reviews, 4.4 star(s). 88% would make again

Ready in 4 hours

A wonderful dessert that marries a moist chocolate cake with a custard flan topping; all in one pan. Delicioso!!!!!!


1 box Chocolate Cake Mix
1/2 cup Vegetable oil
1 1/4 cup Water
1 tsp Baking Powder
1 cup Pancake Mix
9 Eggs
1 can Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 can Evaporated Milk (Carnation)
1 tblsp Vanilla
1 cup Carmel Sauce or Dulce de Leche
4 tblsp Powdered sugar

Original recipe makes 10



Chocolate Cake Portion:

IGNORE Box Instructions!!!

Take chocolate mix powder; mix with 1/2 cup vegetable oil; 1 1/4 cup water; 1 cup pancake mix; 1 tsp baking powder; 4 eggs and mix all together, then set aside.

Flan Portion:

Mix 5 eggs; condensed milk; carnation evaporated milk; and vanilla.

Note: These flan portions will make about the top 4th of the dessert. If you like Flan, double this portion to make half of the top half of the dessert.

Grease (I prefer to use abundant - no pun intended - PAM) bundt pan (note: you can use a regular cake pan, if desired)

Pour chocolate cake batter into pan; even out in pan.

SLOWLY pour the Flan mixture over the chocolate cake mix! Do not beat, stir or mix!!! The flan will sink into the chocolate cake mix...BE NOT AFRAID...the end result will have a two layer separated cake and flan dessert!!!

Place pan in a water bath (like custard).

Hint: For ease (and to keep water out of your dessert), place the bundt pan in the larger pan; set in the oven, then add hot water to the outter pan, about 3/4 of the way up.

Bake at 350 for approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes or until toothpick (only inserted half way - remember the flan is in the bottom) in cake comes clean.

Remove pan from water and let cool for at least 30 minutes.

Carefully (duh) invert the pan onto a serving plate and tap to release dessert from mold.

Hopefully, you now have a chocolate cake covered with a layer of custard flan!!!!

Cool at least 2 hours in fridge.

Before serving, drizzle caramel sauce or dulce de leche (you can find in international section of most grocery stores) over the flan; then dust with powdered sugar.


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Tasty but my cake stuck to the pan. Next time will oil and lightly flour pan.
rotts4me 1y ago

Question- if one doubles the flan portion and makes it in a bundt pan, is the cooking time still the same?
HuckleberryJenn 4y ago

Tried this recipe this weekend...tasted amazing and really neat to look at... My only upset was that some of the flan portion ruined when I removed it from the pan. Next time I will let cake Cool completely to allow the flan to set git rThis definitely tasted better
trishaguiar 4y ago

Hey HuckleberryJenn, Even if doubling, the cake takes longer than the flan, so while it may be a couple of extra minutes, it's not much. Test the cake and if it's done, the whole thing should be. Thanks!

It's a really good recipe and I think everyone should try it!!
Chefaurelio 5y ago

Thanks for getting back to me TJCooker. I'd definitely like to give dessert a try.
divalicious 6y ago

All the ingredients will fit in a normal size bundt pan. Even if you choose to double the flan (as seen in photo), it will still fit, but you will see the cake rise slightly above the pan. You can also use a large rectangular cake pan if you need to size up the whole recipe.

That is neat looking! All of the listed ingredients will fit into a regular sized bundt pan without overflowing?
divalicious 6y ago

This is an easy and delicious dessert. The hardest part about this dish is waiting during cooling!!! [I posted this recipe.]

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