Chocolate Flan

Chocolate Flan with Red Berries

Perfect for a Valentine’s Day date night, this Chocolate Flan with Red Berries recipe is decadent, rich, and screams “I love you!”

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Chocolate Flan
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Chocolate Flan with Red Berries

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Refrigeration Time12 hrs
Total Time13 hrs 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Spanish
Servings: 2
Calories: 578kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons (36 g) coconut sugar
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) water
  • ¾ cup (180 mL) sweetened condensed milk
  • Seeds scraped from ½ vanilla pod
  • ½ cup (90 g) chocolate chips
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • ½ teaspoon (1.5 g) powdered sugar, for garnish
  • 6 fresh mint leaves , for garnish
  • 2 ounces (55 g) red berries (I used red currants)

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 355°F. Set two 5-inch round cake pans, ramekins, or custard cups next to the stovetop.
  • Combine 3 tablespoons sugar and 1 tablespoon water in a heavy saucepan. Cook over low heat until melted and golden, about 10 minutes, brushing down sides of the pan with a pastry brush and swirling the pan occasionally. Do not stir.
  • When ready, pour the caramel into the cake pans, tilting to coat the bottoms. Use oven mitts. Try to work quickly because the caramel will start to harden in a matter of seconds. Let stand for 15 minutes to set.
  • In a heavy-bottom medium saucepan, combine condensed milk and vanilla seeds. Bring to a simmer over medium heat. Remove from heat, add chocolate chips, and mix well to combine. Set aside for 30 minutes. When cool, beat in the egg and egg yolk, mixing until thoroughly combined.
  • Pour the mixture over the caramelized sugar in the cake pans. Place the cake pans in a larger baking pan and pour boiling water into the larger pan to a depth of around 1 inch. Place in the preheated oven and bake until the center is just set, about 40 minutes.
  • Transfer the two cake pans with flan to a wire rack and let cool for 1 hour, then refrigerate overnight. To unmold, run a knife around edges and invert onto a rimmed serving plate.
  • Decorate with a bit of powdered sugar, fresh mint leaves, and red berries just before serving.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Flan with Red Berries
Amount Per Serving
Calories 578 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 219mg73%
Sodium 219mg9%
Potassium 456mg13%
Carbohydrates 93g31%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 75g83%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 682IU14%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 357mg36%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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Tags: Berries Chocolate Flan Natalia Mantur Valentine's Day
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