"Everything I eat has been proved by some doctor or other to be a deadly poison, and everything I don't eat has been proved to be indispensable for life. But I go marching on."--George Bernard Shaw

Tia Heddy's Mexican Chocolate Flan Cake Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Tia Heddy's Mexican Chocolate Flan Cake, by , is from , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cathy Kallus
Added: Friday, January 18, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Chocolate Cake:
1 box Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe Devil's Food cake mix

Flan:
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1 can evaporated milk
1/2 cups milk
1 8 oz. package cream cheese
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 eggs
1/4 cup granulated sugar

Caramel Topping:
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup water
1/4 tsp cream of tartar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a large 12-cup Bundt pan with Pam. Prepare cake mix according to box (3 eggs, 1 cup water, 1/2 cup oil) and set aside. Mix all the Flan ingredients in a blender and set aside. In a sauce pan over medium heat boil all the ingredients of the Caramel topping until golden brown, gently swirling the pan, be CAREFUL not to overcook the caramel. (too dark and it will be too bitter!). Pour the caramel and swirl it into the Bundt pan. Pour the cake batter into the Bundt pan on to of the caramel. Very SLOWLY pour the flan mixture over the cake batter. Cover the Bundt pan tightly with aluminum foil. Set the Bundt pan into a larger metal pan/pot/bowl then place on the oven rack and slide in. Carefully pour hot water into the larger bowl/pan/pot to a depth of 2 inches. Bake for about 2 hours. (Don't worry, you don't have to add more water). Remove cake from large water pan/bowl/pot and cool for 30 minutes. Invert cake onto a large plate. S-L-O-W-L-Y remove cake pan. The caramel will drip down the sides of the cake. Place in refrigerator overnight or at least 10 hours before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12-15
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 1/2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The next time you are asked to bring a dessert, try this incredible recipe. It has been pleasing palates on both sides of the Rio Grande for several generations. This recipe comes from a tiny village nestled high in the mountains outside Guadalajara, Mexico. THIS IS THE BEST TASTING CAKE YOU'VE EVER PUT IN YOUR MOUTH!

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

2161W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!