About This Recipe”This recipe calls for Mexican cajeta (caramel topping). If you cannot find this in your supermarket, substitute Smucker’s Caramel topping, however the Mexican cajeta has a richer flavor. This is very easy to make, and super good. Use it with your next Mexican Fiesta!!”

chocolate flan recipe

Chocolate Flan Recipe

Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 1 cake


  • 1 1/2 cups water amount per cake mix directions
  • 1/2 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream amount per cake mix directions
  • 3 eggs amount per cake mix directions
  • 1 11oz large jalapeño or 2 large serranos
  • 1 14oz large links of hard dried Spanish chorizo
  • 1 12oz large onion
  • 1/2 cup large onion chopped into small cubes
  • 1 large onions room temperature, 8 ounce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 5 eggs