Fruit Flan

This fruit flan is a nice dessert to share as a treat with family and friends at a get together or meal.Desert

This recipe uses caster sugar, remember a small amount of sugar is fine as part of a healthy balanced diet for people with diabetes.

Ingredients – Serves 8 Adults

  • Flan caseFruitFlan_table
  • 85g / 3 oz. of plain, white flour
  • 85g / 3 oz. of caster sugar
  • 3 medium eggs
  • Filling
  • 1 x 227g / 8 oz. tin of fruit cocktail – canned in juice not syrup
  • 1 x 23g / 1 oz. sachet of quick-set jelly crystals
  • 1 x 170g / 6 oz. carton of single cream
  • Water for jelly, around 425ml / ¾ pint


  • Pre-heat the oven to 200°C / 400°F / Gas Mark 6
  • Place sugar in a bowl and whisk together with eggs over a pan of hot water for 10 minutes. Remove and continue whisking for 5 minutes.
  • Gently fold in sieved flour, in about 4 lots
  • Pour mixture into a greased and floured flan tin.
  • Bake in a pre-heated oven for around 20 minutes
  • Dissolve jelly and leave in a cool place. Do not allow to set
  • Drain the tin of fruit
  • When flan case is cooled, arrange fruit on top and cover with jelly
  • Allow jelly to set, whip the cream and decorate the flan by piping the cream around it.

Serving Suggestions
If you have extra jelly leftover, pour it into a bowl and place in the fridge to set and serve with the flan
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