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Flan Cake: More like Flan Curd Cake. What Went Wrong?


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Flan Cake: More like Flan Curd Cake. What Went Wrong?

dcfb | Dec 20, 2012 01:02 AM

Well, tonight I was making the San Antonio Flan Cake and it was a massive failure. This is one of those where you put some dulce de leche in a bundt pan, add the makings for a cake, and then pour the ingredients of flan in. Typically the flan migrates and sits beautifully on the top of the very moist cake.

Tonight, the flan traveled 1'2 way and huge curd-like pieces were in the middle. Cake itself tastes fine, but not sure what the heck happened to the flan part.

A few thoughts . . .the only substitution I made was using coconut egg nog instead of milk. Yes, this is insane, but all I had. I suspect that might be the culprit, but am not sure.

Here's the recipe: Adapted from Robb Walsh's Tex Mex Cookbook.

Thanks for any tips, ideas, gentle scolding with solutions.

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