Layered Chocolate and Flan Cake

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Appears in
Oaxaca: Home Cooking from the Heart of Mexico

By Bricia Lopez and Javier Cabral

Published 2019

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This dessert marries the two all-time favorite desserts of every Mexican kid I knew growing up: a moist chocolate cake and a custardy flan. It is a very traditional chocolate cake and the flan is ridiculously creamy thanks to the addition of cream cheese. My mother always baked cakes growing up and this was everybody’s favorite. At one point, my mom’s flan cakes got so popular that our neighbors even started to put in orders for their own chocoflans. To this day, it remains our best-selling