• Serves 16
  • 1.5 hours
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 13 Ingredients
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An easy but showstopping desert to impress your friends and family.. that tastes as good as it looks !


Ingredients (serves 16)

  • BASE
  • 500 grams Plain Flour
  • 200 grams sugar
  • 250 grams Butter
  • 3 Eggs
  • FILLING
  • 250 grams Cream Cheese- softened
  • 4 Tablespoons Icing Sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons Lemon juice
  • 4 Tablespoons Cream
  • Fruit and berries for decoration
  • 2 Tablespoons Brandy
  • 2 Tablespoons Apricot Jam

Method

  1. BASE Mix together flour and sugar
  2. work in butter with hands Then add eggs ..Mix with hands until just mixed together
  3. Spread onto 22-24 cm greased Flan tin press around with fingers until evenly covering base.. and sides
  4. Blind bake for around 30-35 minutes or until brown on the edges Allow to cool completely
  5. FILLING PLace all ingredients in a food processor Mix till smooth
  6. Transfer base to serving dish Spread filling over base. Refrigerate for a short time
  7. Decorate with berries and fruit of the season
  8. GLAZE warm brandy and jam over low heat until jam has thinned ..cool slightly using a pastry brush carefully brush fruit with glaze to make it shine

Notes... If you have time make the base and fill 1-2 days before you need it and decorate on the day... the filling softens the base a little Be creative when decorating ... the possibilities are endless !
  • Looks very yummy and well presented.

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  • The presentation on this is inspiration alone. Great recipe


    • yes the colourful fruits are a delight for the eyes ;)

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  • Looks beautiful coloured !

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  • The toppings look amazing not a fan of those bases

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  • What a centre-piece for the table. It looks fantastic and would taste scrumptious

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  • This looks so good and delicious

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  • Looks delicious. I love make ahead desserts and meals for Christmas so I can relax a little and spend more time with family.

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  • Yum, I absolutely love a fruit flan. I love to eat them, but I’ve never made one!!

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  • Yummy

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  • I love fruit Flans

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  • This looks wonderful – thanks for sharing, much nicer than the traditional plum pudding for our climate.

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  • Love a good fruit flan.. the fruit Makes it healthy right? :P

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  • This looks so beautiful could use any fruits looks great

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  • Now this is my kind of desert. It looks amazing. So colourful and delicious. Love it. Thanks for sharing.

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  • Loving all the fruit in this recipe. Looks so colourful and festive

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