Fresh Plum Flan

Plum Flan

Delicious plum-studded flan served with plum syrup and whipped cream

Yields8 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time50 mins
 800 g Can of tinned Plums
 200 g Butter
 5 tbsp Sugar
 2 Eggs
 ½ cup Milk
 1 ¾ cups Flour
 3 tsp Baking powder
 2 tsp Cornflour / Arrowroot
 grated zest of 1 Lemon
1

Preheat oven to 180°C.

2

Line a large flan tin (23cm) with baking paper.

3

Cream butter and sugar until pale coloured and fluffy.

4

Beat in eggs and lemon rind until well combined.

5

Stir in flour and baking powder with milk and spread over the base of the flan dish.

6

Drain plums and reserve the juice.

7

Halve plums, remove stones and place close together over the cake batter.

8

Sprinkle over a little extra sugar and bake for 45–50 minutes.

9

Cool and remove from the tin.

10

Mix reserved plum juice with 2 teaspoons cornflour or arrowroot and heat gently till slightly thickened.

To serve
11

Dust slices of flan with icing sugar.

12

Pour over a little warm plum syrup and add some freshly whipped cream on the side.

Ingredients

 800 g Can of tinned Plums
 200 g Butter
 5 tbsp Sugar
 2 Eggs
 ½ cup Milk
 1 ¾ cups Flour
 3 tsp Baking powder
 2 tsp Cornflour / Arrowroot
 grated zest of 1 Lemon

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 180°C.

2

Line a large flan tin (23cm) with baking paper.

3

Cream butter and sugar until pale coloured and fluffy.

4

Beat in eggs and lemon rind until well combined.

5

Stir in flour and baking powder with milk and spread over the base of the flan dish.

6

Drain plums and reserve the juice.

7

Halve plums, remove stones and place close together over the cake batter.

8

Sprinkle over a little extra sugar and bake for 45–50 minutes.

9

Cool and remove from the tin.

10

Mix reserved plum juice with 2 teaspoons cornflour or arrowroot and heat gently till slightly thickened.

To serve
11

Dust slices of flan with icing sugar.

12

Pour over a little warm plum syrup and add some freshly whipped cream on the side.

Plum Flan