Apricot Flan
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Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
  • Oil or butter to grease pan
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar to spread over greased pan
  • 3 eggs separated into yolks and whites
  • ½ cup / 135g strained yogurt or thick cream
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar or a little more if your apricots are not fully ripe
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence or almond essence
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1½ cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • Up to ½ cup milk
  • 8 sliced apricots or 3 large peaches
  • 2 Tbsp granulated suger, extra
Instructions
  1. Grease a 26 to 28cm flan dish
  2. Sprinkle 2 Tbsp sugar over the base of the flan dish and turn it round to spread the sugar evenly over base and sides
  3. Heat oven to 175C
  4. Whip up the whites with the salt in a medium-large sized bowl until they become stiff
  5. Slowly add the yolks, one at a time, mixing after each addition
  6. Add the remaining sugar after lining the flan tin with sugar
  7. Add the yogurt and vanilla, mixing well
  8. Add the flour and baking powder, mix well until there are no lumps
  9. If batter looks a little thick then add some milk, not more than ½ cup
  10. Pour into the flan dish
  11. Place the fruit slices evenly on the top of the batter
  12. Sprinkle the extra sugar on top
  13. Place in oven and watch until batter goes golden, test with toothpick, around 20 mins, however this may take up to 30 mins depending on your generosity with the amount of fruit as well as your oven. If you follow the amounts given here, these timings given here should work.
Recipe by Seasonal Cook In Turkey at http://seasonalcookinturkey.com/apricot-flan/