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Jan 18, 2016
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BRAZILIAN COCONUT FLAN CAKE

Brazilian coconut flan cake is a such delicious and moist cake. The bottom of the cake has the texture and flavor of a flan and the top has a crispy melted sugar sauce with chewy, toasted coconut.

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I love homemade cakes!! Which brings me to the problem of licking the spoon! I love cake batter, I  love the smell in the house and also I love to cut the first piece of the cake while it is still warm.

This cake is super simple to make but it takes time. It’s the same with Brazilian flan You blend all the ingredients together and let it cook for at least one hour. In the case of this Brazilian coconut flan cake, it took one hour and thirty minutes but it came out super moist.  I made crispy melted sugar and drizzled it on top and sprinkled toasted coconut over that.  I can’t imagine a Brazilian dessert without condensed milk.

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We just finished watching  Anthony Bourdain in Copenhagen with the chef Rene Redzepi, the owner of NOMA, rated the best restaurant in the world. Chef Rene Redzepi is a genius besides being  such a hard worker. It’s totally watching this episode because it is so inspirational. We watched the full episode on Netflix. After watching this show I really want to go to Copenhagen and of course, Noma.

BRAZILIAN COCONUT FLAN CAKE
 
Ingredients
  • CAKE
  • 2 c. Flour
  • 2 c. Sugar
  • 1 c. Milk
  • 1 T butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 T baking powder
  • 1 T shredded coconut
  • TOPPING
  • 9 oz. shredded coconut
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 can condensed milk
  • 1 can milk (I used the empty condensed milk can)
  • MELTED SUGAR
  • 2 cups sugar
Instructions
  1. CAKE
  2. Preheat oven to 350F.
  3. Butter and flour a 9 in.
  4. Removable side cake pan.
  5. Set aside.
  6. Combine flour, sugar, coconut and baking powder and set aside.
  7. In a kitchenaid mixer beat eggs until light and frothy.
  8. Add butter and continue to mix until combined.
  9. In 3 additions add flour mixture and milk, alternating, finishing with the milk.
  10. Mix well.
  11. Pour into the prepared cake round.
  12. TOPPING
  13. In a medium bowl combine shredded coconut, coconut milk, condensed milk and regular milk.
  14. Whisk until combined.
  15. Pour over cake batter. (I didn't use all of the topping. It was full to the top of the pan and it was just enough. Depending on your pan, you may use all of the topping or not)
  16. Cover with foil and place into preheated oven and bake for 1-2 hours, depending on your oven. Remove foil 30 minutes before cake is done.
  17. Cake is done when a toothpick inserted comes out clean but still wet (because of the flan).
  18. If top gets too dark before the cake is done, cover top with foil.
  19. Remove from oven and set on a wire rack o cool.
  20. METLDED SUGAR
  21. To caramelize the sugar:
  22. Add the sugar to a medium heavy saucepan over medium low heat.
  23. When sugar starts to melt, stir gently and occasionally until it starts to turns light, clear brown; do not let it burn.
  24. Pour the melted sugar over the cake and sprinkle toasted coconut on top.

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Ludmilla Ramos and Marilyn Chudda
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  1. Kim @ seven thirty three - 18/01/2016 - 14h52

    Looks delicious. Pinning!

  2. Chrystie - 18/01/2016 - 16h26

    This looks delicious! I’m officially craving a Brazillian Coconut Flan Cake now 🙂

  3. Victoria - 18/01/2016 - 17h22

    Oh wow, this looks awesome! Thanks for sharing!

  4. Lindsay AFM - 18/01/2016 - 19h54

    This cake sounds SO good and your photography is stunning!!

  5. Ana De- Jesus - 18/01/2016 - 19h55

    Are you from Brazil by any chance? I am Portuguese too and your deserts remind me of Madeira where my parents are from.

    • Ana De Jesus,

      I am from Brazil(Ludmilla) and Marilyn is from Seattle, USA. You can’t think about Brazilian food without Portuguese influences, right?!. I am so glad that this dessert brings good memories to you.

      Beijos e Tchau!

      Ludmilla

  6. Adria | The Emerald Palate - 18/01/2016 - 20h12

    Besides the cake sounding delicious, I’m kind of obsessed with your photos. Especially that one with the dripping caramel sauce. Yum!

  7. Allison - Celebrating Sweets - 18/01/2016 - 20h15

    Yummy, yum, yum! I bet I could eat half of that cake!

  8. Chrisy @ Homemade Hooplah - 18/01/2016 - 22h55

    Another beautiful recipe! That topping is <3!

  9. Cassandra - 18/01/2016 - 23h17

    This looks absolutely divine! And your photos are incredible. Saved this on Pinterest so I can try making it. Thanks for the recipe!

  10. Jessie | Kitschen Cat - 19/01/2016 - 00h02

    This is utterly gorgeous and tastes even MORE amazing I’m sure 🙂

  11. Frugal Mom of 8 - 19/01/2016 - 16h27

    Yum! I have never had flan cake but I want to try it now!

  12. Olivia @ Olivia's Cuisine - 25/01/2016 - 16h32

    One of my favorite desserts! Intense drooling happening over my keyboard right now!!!!!!!

  13. Kimberly Bonham - 26/01/2016 - 19h30

    Yumm. Looks so good!

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  15. Carolyn Tu - 31/12/2016 - 18h16

    Is it really only 1 TBSP of butter in the entire cake? I would think the cake would be dry or dense with so little butter.

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