Fruit Flan

You will need:

  • 8oz of plain flour
  • 4oz of butter
  • 2 oz of sugar
  • 1 pint of milk
  • 1 vanilla pod seeds removed
  • 2 oz of corn flour
  • 2 oz custard powder
  • 1 egg
  • A selection of fruit of your choice
  • Stock syrup
  • 2 oz sugar
  • Pint water

Preparation Method:

  1. Rub flour and fat together until it looks like bread crumbs
  2. Then add sugar into the butter then add the flour bring together to a soft paste
  3. Let the pastry rest for 15 mins in cling film in the fridg
  4. Once rested line a greased flan case
  5. Put a peice of cling film over the top and fill with baking beans or lentils and bake till golden brown
  6. Put milk on the hob with vanilla pod and seeds and start to boil ,
  7. Whilst the milk simmers, cut your selected fruit
  8. Mix corn flour custard powder and the egg together till pale
  9. Then strain your milk over the mix and beat quickly
  10. Then put back in the pan and return to the heat whilst whisking
  11. Once it resembles a thick glue remove from heat and spread inside your flan case
  12. Leave to cool for a while till set then decorate your flan with the fruit
  13. Make a stock syrup from 2 oz of sugar and a pint of water on the heat till it is apaste
  14. Carefully using a ladle cover all the fruit leave to set

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Erma Salas
    Mar 14, 2012 @ 12:48:44

    i loved your site, thanks!

    Reply

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