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Chocoflan
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 35 min
  • Servings 8

Can't decide whether to serve chocolate cake or flan for dessert? Have your cake and eat your flan, too, with a recipe that combines two distinctive flavors in one crowd-pleasing recipe. ...MORE+ LESS-

Paula Kittelson Paula Kittelson
December 22, 2015

Ingredients

Cake

1
jar (12.25 oz) caramel topping
1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ triple chocolate fudge cake mix
1
cup water
1/2
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs

Flan

1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1
cup milk
4
eggs

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with butter. Pour 1/4 cup of the caramel topping in bottom of pan. Refrigerate remaining caramel topping for serving.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil and 3 eggs with electric mixer on medium speed about 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour batter over caramel topping in pan.
  • 3
    In blender, place flan ingredients. Cover; blend on high speed until smooth, about 40 seconds. Slowly pour mixture over batter. (Flan mixture will mix with batter, but they will separate during baking, forming 1 layer of cake and 1 layer of flan.)
  • 4
    Place cake pan in large roasting pan; add 1 inch of hot water to roasting pan.
  • 5
    Bake about 1 hour 5 minutes to 1 hour 10 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove cake pan from water bath to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 6
    Place serving plate upside down on cake pan; turn plate and pan over. Remove pan. Cut chocoflan into slices; serve with reserved caramel topping. Store in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • The chocoflan can be baked 24 hours in advance and refrigerated until ready to serve.
  • You may add other flavors to the flan, such as vanilla, grated orange peel or liqueur.
  • Serve the chocoflan with whipped cream, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
690
Calories from Fat
230
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
40%
Saturated Fat
9g
43%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
185mg
61%
Sodium
760mg
32%
Potassium
450mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
100g
33%
Dietary Fiber
1g
7%
Sugars
73g
Protein
13g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 4 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
6 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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