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

Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 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
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