Chocolate Cinnamon Flan, grain free, paleo and low carb
Paleo Chocolate Cinnamon Flan
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
50 mins
Total Time
55 mins
Course: gluten free, grain free, paleo and low carb
Cuisine: desserts
Servings: 4
Calories: 265 kcal
Author: Stacey
  • Flan Ingredients
  • 2 large eggs
  • 13.5 ounce can unsweetened coconut milk not light
  • 2/3 cup sweetener of choice: erythritol granular for low carb or use coconut sugar for paleo, Swerve
  • ½ tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ tsp arrowroot powder
  • tsp almond extract *optional
  • Chocolate Cinnamon Topping Ingredients:
  • 3 tbsp butter or coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp sweetener of choice: erythritol for low carb or coconut sugar for paleo
  • 2 tsp cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • Kitchen Tools;
  • electric mixer or stand mixer
  • 4 ounce six to eight ramekins or small mason or jelly jars
  • 1 large roasting pan
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Using an electric mixer or stand mixer on medium speed, beat eggs.
  2. One eggs are beaten add: coconut milk, sweetener of choice, vanilla extract, almond extract, and arrowroot powder. Beat until arrowroot powder is completely dissolved.
  3. Pour and divide mixture into the 4 ramekins or jelly jars.
  4. Place each ramekin into a large roasting pan and pour water into the roasting pan until it is ⅔ the way up the sides of the ramekins.
  5. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes or until flan is set.
  6. Remove from oven and cool. Once cool enough to handle, remove ramekins from roasting pan.
  7. Refrigerate uncovered for 1 hour, then cover and refrigerate for 2 hours to overnight.
  8. In a small sauce pan over medium heat combine: 3 tbsp butter or coconut oil, 1 tbsp sweetener of choice, 2 tsp cocoa powder, and ½ tsp cinnamon. Melt and stir to combine.
  9. Once chocolate sauce is combined, remove from stove-top.
  10. Pour or drizzle chocolate cinnamon sauce over the top of each flan. Serve.
Recipe Notes

* All nutritional data are estimates based on the products I used*

Nutrition Facts
Paleo Chocolate Cinnamon Flan
Amount Per Serving
Calories 265 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Sodium 116mg5%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 4g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.