Recipe Category: Cakes
Honey Pear Almond Flan
A pretty flan that is simple to make with pears, apples, stonefruit or even poached quince.
|Makes:||1 x 26cm flan|
|Preparation Time:||15 minutes|
|Cooking time:||30 minutes|
- 125g butter, softened
- 1/2 cup caster sugar
- grated rind 1 lemon
- honey, as needed
- 3 eggs
- 1 cup self raising flour
- 1/2 cup ground almonds or hazelnuts
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 4 Beurre Bosc pears, peeled, cored, sliced
Beat butter, sugar, lemon rind and 2 teaspoons honey together until creamy. Gradully beat in the eggs. Fold in flour, almonds and cinnamon. Pour into a buttered 26cm flan tin with removable base. Arrange the pears decoratively on top in a swirl pattern. Bake at 180°C for 30 minutes until golden brown. Brush pears with honey while still warm. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before removing onto a wire rack to cool. Serve with cream.
QUINCE HAZELNUT FLAN
Substitute pears for poached quince and use ground hazelnuts in place of almonds.