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Vegan Flan Cake

This Vegan Flan Cake is creamy, light and easy to make. All you need are few ingredients and little time! Let's get it started!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Keyword: caramell, caramell sauce, flan, flan cake, pudding, vanilla
Servings: 8
Author: Carlo Cao


For the flan

  • 8 dl 3.5 cups full fat coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp cacao butter
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch dissolved in little water
  • 1 tbsp vanilla sugar
  • ½ vanilla stick halved
  • 100 g sugar
  • 1 tsp agar agar powder
  • a pinch of saffron

For the caramel

  • 100 g sugar
  • cup water


For the flan:

  • Place milk, cacao butter, cornstarch, vanilla sugar, vanilla, sugar and agar agar in a saucepan and heat over medium-high heat. Stir and bring to a boil, let it bubble for 2-3 minutes. Then add in saffron, whisk until incorporated.
  • Take off heat, discard the vanilla stick and let cool. Meanwhile make the caramel.

For the caramel:

  • Place sugar and water in a saucepan and heat over medium to high heat, cook until melted and golden (+- 10 minutes).
  • Pour the caramel into the mold and tilt the mold to coat the bottom.
  • Pour the flan mixture over the caramelized sugar and let cool completely, once cold set in the fridge overnight.
  • To unmold, invert onto a large serving platter. Cut and serve immediately.
  • Buon appetito!