• Serves 16
  • 1.5 hours
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 13 Ingredients
  • Love


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
  • 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


  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.


  • The presentation on this is inspiration alone. Great recipe

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


  • Looks beautiful coloured !


  • The toppings look amazing not a fan of those bases


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


  • This looks so good and delicious


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


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


  • Yummy


  • I love fruit Flans


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


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


  • This looks so beautiful could use any fruits looks great


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


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


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