sallye bates


Combines the flavor of a traditional Mexican dessert with chocolate. Good for the body and soul, but maybe not for the diet.


★★★★★ 3 votes

20 Min
1 Hr 10 Min


  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 8 large
    egg yolks***
  • 1 can(s)
    nestle la lachera sweetened condensed milk (14 oz)
  • 1 can(s)
    evaporated milk 12 oz (not sweetened)
  • 1 pkg
    devil foods cake mix
  • 2 or 3
    eggs for cake mix
  • ·
    milk or water for cake mix



  1. Preheat oven to 350º

    Move oven rack to lowest position

    Spray a bundt pan with canola oil cooking spray

    Place a roasting pan with about 3" of water in it on bottom rack of oven(Pan must be large enough to set the bundt pan in while cooking)
  2. Heat sugar in heavy skillet or saucepan on medium low heat, stirring constantly until sugar is fully dissolved and is turning caramel colored

    Quickly pour into bottom of sprayed bundt pan and swirl around bottom to coat

    Set aside
  3. Mix egg yolks, sweetened milk and evaporated milk in large bowl until well blended

    ***For a firmer flan, you may substitute 3 large whole eggs in place of egg yolks

    Set aside
  4. Prepare cake mix batter according to package directions

    Set aside
  5. Pour egg and milk mixture into bundt pan over caramel coating

    Slowly add cake mix over flan mixture, smoothing to even out

    Place bundt pan in the roasting pan of water on bottom rack of oven
  6. Bake at 350º for 55-60 minutes or until toothpick inserted into middle comes out clean

    Remove bundt pan from oven

    Let cool before inverting cake onto a serving dish

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Course/Dish: Cakes Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southwestern

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