Flan cake

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Flan cake
Flan cake (Philippines) 2.jpg
Place of originPhilippines
Serving temperatureRoom temperature or cold

Flan cake, also known as leche flan cake or crème caramel cake, is a Filipino chiffon or sponge cake (mamón) baked with a layer of leche flan (crème caramel) on top and drizzled with caramel syrup. It is sometimes known as "custard cake", which confuses it with yema cake.[1][2][3][4] Modern versions of flan cake can be cooked with a variety of added ingredients. An example is the use of ube cake as the base.[5][6]

A similar Filipino dessert that uses a steamed cupcake (puto mamón) as the base is known as puto flan.[7] Flan cake is very similar to the Puerto Rican dish flancocho, except the latter includes cream cheese.[8]

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  1. ^ "Leche Flan Cake / Creme Caramel Cake". The Culinary Corner. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Leche Flan Caramel Custard Chiffon Cake". SugaryWinzy. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Best Leche Flan Chiffon Cake". Busog! Sarap!. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  4. ^ de Guzman, Jun Jun. "Leche Flan Cake Recipe". Yummy.ph. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Ube Leche Flan Cake". New Gen Baker. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Filipino Custard Cake plus Video". The Skinny Pot. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Leche Puto". Kawaling Pinoy. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Easy Flan Cake (Flancocho)". Kitchen Gidget. Retrieved 28 June 2019.